Best Performances in a Grand Tour

by enrique   November 6, 2012  

Here are the best performances in the Grand Tours:

GIRO
Value Name Score Points Scored Per Value
39.2 Joaquin Rodriguez 424 10.82
27.4 Ryder Hesjedal 409 14.93
40.0 Mark Cavendish 279 6.98
9.8 Domenico Pozzovivo 213 21.73
26.7 Ivan Basso 207 7.75
28.2 Rigoberto Uran 205 7.27
11.6 Paolo Tiralongo 201 17.33

TOUR
34.6 Peter Sagan 550 15.90
38.4 Bradley Wiggins 475 12.37
35.8 Christopher Froome 367 10.25
33.2 Matthew Goss 326 9.82
39.1 Vicenzo Nibali 304 7.77
28.8 Tejay van Garderen 301 10.45
34.6 Andre Greipel 295 8.53
33.3 Thomas Voeckler 293 8.80
39.7 Cadel Evans 288 7.25
37.0 Edvald Boasson Hagen 270 7.30
40.0 Mark Cavendish 245 6.13
10.0 Thibaut Pinot 204 20.40
27.9 Pierre Rolland 204 7.31
22.5 Fredrik Kessiakoff 201 8.93

VUELTA
39.2 Joaquin Rodriguez 630 16.07
28.3 Alejandro Valverde 611 21.59
39.6 Alberto Contador 472 11.92
35.8 Christopher Froome 332 9.27
25.4 John Degenkolb 286 11.26
29.7 Daniel Moreno 250 8.42
5.6 Simon Clarke 218 38.93
31.0 Robert Gesink 218 7.03

Simon Clarke was the best value rider getting a whopping 38.9 points per each point he was worth. Next best, value-wise, were Domenico Pozzovivo with a points per value ratio of 21.73 and the best value Star of the groups, Alejandro Valverede with a ratio of 21.59 (611 points). Best value at the Tour? Thibaut Pinot turning in 204 for aratio of 20.40 points per value unit.

It'll be interesting to see what these guys are worth next year at each of these Tours... Smile