February 17, 2009 Tour of California Stage 3: San José - Modesto, 104.2 mi
Total Time: 4:28
Stage placing: 108
GC placing after Stage 3: 58 at 17:59
Body Weight 77kg
Average speed: 22.4mph
Max speed: 58.8mph
Average heart rate: 143
Max heart rate: 187
Average cadence: 86
Average watts: 244w (308 normalized power)
Max watts: 1083
Training Stress Score: 269 (based on an FTP of 397w)
Rory Sutherland described stage 3 as being a bit easier than the previous stages. He had a couple of bad days in stages 1 and 2 and is looking forward to better days ahead. Rory finished with a very strong final stage in the 2008 edition of this event (he finishing 2nd to George Hincapie on the final day in Pasadena).
As we analyze Rory’s power file you can see that he averaged 401w for 22 minutes up the Sierra Rd climb. His job was then to help his teammates out on the final circuit entering Modesto and he averaged 331w with a maximum effort of 1083 watts.
Also note that Rory Paired his SRM with a Garmin 705 so therefore you can also see a map within his File Viewer of the exact route the race took. You can also use the "Export to Google Earth" to view the route with additional features.
Rory is coached by Adnan Kadir of the Peaks Coaching Group and has managed his training and race data through TrainingPeaks for several years now. To see more of Rory's power files please click here.
Click the first link below to view Rory's SRM power meter file in TrainingPeaks' all new File Viewer. (Learn how to use File Viewer ). Click the second link below to download Rory's original WKO+ file uploaded from his race. Once downloaded, you can then view his file in your own version of TrainingPeaks desktop analysis software, WKO+. If you don't have WKO+, dowload a free trial here.