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Rohan Dennis wins Tour of California time trial as Julian Alaphilippe retains overall lead

Julian Alaphilippe puts in a strong ride to place eighth behind stage winner Rohan Dennis to edge closer to overall victory in the Tour of California

Rohan Dennis Wins Tour Of California Time Trial As Julian Alaphilippe Retains Overall Lead

Rohan Dennis, Amgen Tour of California, Stage 6 Time Trial

Frenchman Julian Alaphilippe (Etixx-QuickStep) got closer to the 2016 Amgen Tour of California1 overall victory on Friday, placing eighth in the crucial time trial stage in Folsom to retain his position at the top of the general classification.

Rohan Dennis2 (BMC Racing) won the 20.3km individual test against the clock with a blistering time of 24 minutes and 16 seconds. Dennis s time was 17 seconds clear of second-placed Andrew Talansky (Cannondale). Taylor Phinney (BMC Racing) showed that he is coming back into top form with third place. Phinney had a long wait in the hot seat as the quickest provisional time until Talansky reached the line.

>>> Tour of California 2016: Latest news, reports and info3

Dennis s time elevates him to second place in the general classification, 16 seconds behind Alaphilippe. Brent Bookwalter (BMC Racing) is third at 38 seconds.

Rohan Dennis Wins Tour Of California Time Trial As Julian Alaphilippe Retains Overall Lead

Julian Alaphilippe, Amgen Tour of California, Stage 6 Time Trial

Owain Doull4 (Team Wiggins) was the highest-placed British rider on the stage, posting a solid time of 25-21, which was good enough for 14th spot. There was no triumphant comeback for Sir Bradley Wiggins5 (Team Wiggins), who won the equivalent stage on his way to the overall victory in 2014. One of the Olympic time trial champion s aerobars appeared to break, and he had to roll steadily back to the finish. The 2016 Amgen Tour of California continues on Saturday with stage seven6, the final hilly stage and the last chance for the overall contenders to have a chance of gaining time on their rivals. The race concludes on Sunday in Sacramento.

Earlier in the day, the Women s Tour of California had its team time trial stage day two of the race on the same course as the men s ITT. Team Twenty 16 took the honours, with Boels-Dolmans in second place and UnitedHealthcare in third. Stage one winner Megan Guarnier (Boles-Dolmans) held on to the overall lead.

Rohan Dennis Wins Tour Of California Time Trial As Julian Alaphilippe Retains Overall Lead

Julian Alaphilippe

Results

Amgen Tour of California 2016: Stage six, Folsom ITT, 20.3km
1. Rohan Dennis (Aus) BMC Racing in 24-16
2. Andrew Talansky (USA) Cannondale at 17 secs
3. Taylor Phinney (USA) BMC Racing at 20 secs
4. Soren Kragh Andersen (Den) Giant-Alpecin at 33 secs
5.

Brent Bookwalter (USA) BMC Racing at 43 secs
6. Vasil Kiryienka (Blr) Team Sky at 44 secs
7. Lawson Craddock (USA) Cannondale at 44 secs
8. Julian Alaphilippe (Fra) Etixx-QuickStep at 45 secs
9. Jurgen Van den Broeck (Bel) Katusha at 49 secs
10. Neilson Powless (USA) Axeon Hagens Berman at 52 secs

General classification after stage six
1. Julian Alaphilippe (Fra) Etixx-QuickStep
2. Rohan Dennis (Aus) BMC Racing at 16 secs
3. Brent Bookwalter (USA) BMC Racing at 38 secs
4.

Andrew Talansky (USA) Cannondale at 47 secs
5. Neilson Powless (USA) Axeon Hagens Berman at 1-08
6. Lawson Craddock (USA) Cannondale at 1-17
7.

Samuel Sanchez (Spa) BMC Racing at 1-17
8. Laurens ten Dam (Ned) Giant-Alpecin at 1-24
9. George Bennett (NZl) LottoNl-Jumbo at 1-45
10.

Jurgen Van den Broeck (Bel) Katusha at 1-48

Rohan Dennis Wins Tour Of California Time Trial As Julian Alaphilippe Retains Overall Lead

Vasil Kiryienka

Rohan Dennis Wins Tour Of California Time Trial As Julian Alaphilippe Retains Overall Lead

Peter Sagan

References

  1. ^ 2016 Amgen Tour of California (www.cyclingweekly.co.uk)
  2. ^ Rohan Dennis (www.cyclingweekly.co.uk)
  3. ^ >>> Tour of California 2016: Latest news, reports and info (www.cyclingweekly.co.uk)
  4. ^ Owain Doull (www.cyclingweekly.co.uk)
  5. ^ Sir Bradley Wiggins (www.cyclingweekly.co.uk)
  6. ^ continues on Saturday with stage seven (www.cyclingweekly.co.uk)

Hoy Vulpine Palmarès collection celebrates Sir Chris Hoy’s career

Fancy owning a limited edition jersey and cap complete with gold and silver velodrome-shaped decoration?

Hoy Vulpine Palmarès Collection Celebrates Sir Chris Hoy’s Career

The limited edition range comprises an aero jersey and cap designed to reflect Sir Chris Hoy s illustrious track cycling career. The black jersey features six gold and one silver band running across the front and rear of the jersey in a track-shaped oval. It s finished off with the usual three open pockets at the rear along with a central zippered valuables pocket and a prominent Hoy Vulpine logo in gold at the centre. In addition the sleeve ends are finished with gold edging and there s a full front zip.

>>> New Vulpine Spring-Summer range launched1


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Sir Chris Hoy teamed up with the Vulpine cycling clothing brand in 2015 to launch the Hoy Vulpine range of performance cycling kit. The Palmar s jersey is available for men and women, both priced at 115.

>>> Sir Chris Hoy s golden training rules2

Hoy Vulpine Palmarès Collection Celebrates Sir Chris Hoy’s Career

The jersey features a series of track-shaped bands

There s a matching cap which is priced at 15 and which also features the six plus one band design. The Palmar s kit will only be sold via Vulpine s website3 as a limited edition and available only until sold out.

>>> Hoy Vulpine women s bibtights review4

Hoy Vulpine Palmarès Collection Celebrates Sir Chris Hoy’s Career

Which continue onto the rear

Commenting on the new jersey, Sir Chris said: This is a performance aero jersey without the in your face logos and brash colours. Both myself and Nick wanted this to be a classy celebration of my Palmar s and I think we ve definitely achieved this.

Having retired from competitive cycling three years ago and with 2016 being such a big year for sport, we thought it would be fun and timely to look back at my career and put all the results together into a piece I hope cycling fans will enjoy owning and wearing.

References

  1. ^ >>> New Vulpine Spring-Summer range launched (www.cyclingweekly.co.uk)
  2. ^ >>> Sir Chris Hoy s golden training rules (www.cyclingweekly.co.uk)
  3. ^ Vulpine s website (www.vulpine.cc)
  4. ^ >>> Hoy Vulpine women s bibtights review (www.cyclingweekly.co.uk)

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Plan Your Holidays In Kashmir To Get Memorable Experience

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