Road cycling has always has a special relationship with its spectators. What other sport allows such close contact for no admission fee? Now, telemetrics are giving us even more intimate glimpses into the state of the athletes as they ride. replica Rolex Ladies watches Along with SRMs liver rider data, Polar is beaming some vital stats --including heart rate, speed, cadence, power, altitude, and left-right pedalingbalance--on American George Hincapie of Team Columbia and a rotating group of domestiques. Both of these features are live during the race only.
Of course, you wont find the race favorites wired up to the web. How they are feeling during the stage is too important to race strategy. On the big climbs, team leaders are constantly checking out their rivals form, testing to see if they can keep pace. Lance Armstrongs famous bluff on the Alpe dHuez back in 2001 could never have worked had team cars been privy to his easy heart rate data.Todays very fast, nervous stage featured Team replica Rolex Sports Models watches CSC, about halfway through, deciding to move the whole train up front and completely blow the peloton apart. In the gusty wind and bouts of light rain, Bjarne Riiss team put on a clinic in staggered pace line riding, and made certain this was not going to be an easy transitional day. The stage victory went to a young Spaniard, Luis Leon Sanchez. Yellow jersey Kim Kirchen defended well, and Christian Vande Velde remained in 4th overall.--Matthew Fishbane
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