Michael Valgren
Team Tinkoff
Data from SRM

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  • Even with six categorized climbs over the stage, Valgren set his Peak 10 Minute Power just 20k into the stage. He averaged 426W, or 5.88W/kg on the 8.9% grade up the Category 1 Col du Berthiand.
  • After his hard start, Valgren settled into a rhythm. He set his Peak 2 Hour Power of 271W, or 3.74W/kg between kilometers 55 and 116, which featured four categorized climbs.
  • Up the 12.8k long Hors Category Grand Colombier, Valgren put out a Normalized Power® (NP®) of 343W and averaged 19.5kph (12mph) for almost 40 minutes. 
  • Over this difficult stage, Valgren averaged 247W, or 3.41W/kg, had an Intensity Factor® (IF®) of .78 and Training Stress Score® (TSS®) of 289.