Replay of Stage 4 of Tour of Utah

Posted on 10. Aug, 2012 by in live, race

Replay of live updates of stage 4, from Xango Headquarters in Lehi  to EnergySolutions Arena  in Salt Lake City, of the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah.

  • Louder-UHC remains best Utah rider #tou12 http://t.co/EaKcALz5 ->
  • Stuyven-BLS was awarded the most aggressive jersey #tou12 http://t.co/ITH8EWuQ ->
  • Kelderman-RAB remains the best Young rider #tou12 http://t.co/zAj6QpQR ->
  • Matthews-RAB remains points leader #tou12 http://t.co/295C3EUK ->
  • No KOMs so Duggan-LiQ remains KOM leader #tou12 http://t.co/HZxsj2gA ->
  • Benfatto-LIQ was 2nd and Farrar-GRS was 3rd #tou12 http://t.co/u9kQb3ZE ->
  • Keough went down today #tou12 http://t.co/OSzROrG4 ->
  • Stage winner Jake Keough #tou12 http://t.co/lHvnMAh2 ->
  • Keough-UHC wins. #tou12 ->
  • Catch has been made ->
  • Break still together and the peloton is charging. #tou12 ->
  • 1 mile to go. Velits attacks with Lewis covering #tou12 ->
  • RCC takes over the front of the field #tou12 ->
  • Vennell looking tired in he break. No wonder it’s been a long day at the office for the riders in he break #tou12 ->
  • 45 seconds with 3 miles or 5 km to go. City streets with corners on the way to the finish #tou12 ->
  • Gap at 55 sec. 3.5 miles to go and field getting organized #tou12 ->
  • The gap is at 1 minute with 4.5 miles to go. Wow. #tou12 ->
  • Inside of 10 km to go and the break still has a gap #tou12 ->
  • 20 km to the finish, gap at 1:30 #tou12 ->
  • Velits gets 3rd and final intermediate sprint ahead of Vennell and Huguet #tou12 ->
  • Just passed the 25 km to go #tou12 ->
  • Field feathering the gap now at 1:25 with about 3kms to 3rd sprint #tou12 ->
  • Gap holding at 1:25 with 24 miles to go #tou12 ->
  • Gap at 1:35- they’re hauling! #tou12 ->
  • GRS and XRG still setting the pace at front of the field. Fast Freddie must be feeling good #tou12 ->
  • And the VIP cars and media car have been cleared from the gap #tou12 ->
  • Gap at 2:40. #tou12 ->
  • Here’s the helicopter #tou12 http://t.co/6pLr0ZIf ->
  • And the low flying TV helicopter is back #tou12 ->
  • Gap at 3:30 with 33 miles to go. It’s coming down quick #tou12 ->
  • Vennell-BPC gets top points at 2nd sprint followed by Velits-OPQ and Lewis-CSS #tou12 ->
  • Medical called for Deignan-UHC again #tou12 ->
  • We are now on the new highway which is not finished yet #tou12 ->
  • Gap at 4;45 with riders from GRS and XRG setting the lace at the front of the field. #tou12 ->
  • 5 km to second feedzone #tou12 ->
  • Gap continuing to go down. Gap to 6-rider break is now 6:15 with 47 miles to go #tou12 ->
  • Gap down to 6:40 with 54 miles to go #tou12 ->
  • Break forming a small echelon on Cedar Fort #tou12 ->
  • Gap at 7:30 at mile 80, or 54 miles to go #tou12 ->
  • Field is at the halfway mark in today’s stage. or 67 miles to go for them #tou12 ->
  • Lead group of 6 is now going 36 mph #tou12 ->
  • GRS setting the pace 38 mph, gap 8:30 #tou12 ->
  • And cars called for flats – expected with this rough road #tou12 ->
  • GRS setting the pace at the main field and he gap holding at 9 minutes #tou12 ->
  • Keough-UHC crashed and is back in the main field #tou12 ->
  • Field is over the cattle guard with no problems #tou12 ->
  • Some serious potholes on this stretch of road. They’ve been marked with bright orange paint #tou12 ->
  • For those asking, the air quality is fine. Can’t smell the fire at all #tou12 ->
  • Tricky cattle guard. The break had no problems but it could be tricky for the field. Marshals trying to move them to the left #tou12 ->
  • Gap back up to 9:15 and a slight left hander and tailwind. #tou12 ->
  • Left turn and crosswinds hit the break #tou12 ->
  • That makes Huguet the virtual leader. The ARG rider was 8:34 down on GC at the start #tou12 ->
  • Medical car moving to attend to Deignan-UHC #tou12 ->
  • Gap at 8:55 and XRG puts riders in the rotation with UHC and GRS at the front of the field #tou12 ->
  • The break and a whole lot of nothing. We still have cloud cover but no rain. #tou12 http://t.co/oomNcr6J ->
  • The 6 riders are: P. Velits-OPQ, Leezer-RAB, Huguet-ARG, Lewis-CSS, Vennell-BPC and Stuyven-BLS #tou12 ->
  • Recap. We have 6 riders on the break with 7:50 on the field. UHC and GRS setting the pace at the front of the field #tou12 ->
  • Leaving the feedzone, gap at 7:50 with 90 miles to go #tou12 ->
  • Gap at 8:20 at mile 39 #tou12 ->
  • Watching the break, there’s a slight crosswind #tou12 ->
  • Chocolate cookie today. Score. #tou12 http://t.co/VdKHdfeN ->
  • Gap down at 8:50 #tou12 ->
  • UHC and RCC driving the pace with GRS coming up #tou12 ->
  • Gap at 9:10 with UHC setting the pace in the field. They want a bunch sprint finish #tou12 ->
  • Gap at 9:30. Someone is leading the chase. #tou12 ->
  • GRS looking at the sprinters team. You want the stage win, you’ll have to chase. When will they take over? ->
  • The magic number seems to be 10:30 for the gap. #tou12 ->
  • Rain and the temps cooled down to 83. Feels nice #tou12 ->
  • Craddock switched back to his original bike #tou12 ->
  • UHC said enough of this slow pace and attacked the field but GRS chased it down. Gap at 10:55 at mile 26 #tou12 ->
  • Thats virga RT @podium_live: Cloud cover and viraga on the horizon and raindrops #tou12 ->
  • Cloud cover and viraga on the horizon and raindrops #tou12 ->
  • Gap at 10:35, the main bunch traveling at 14 mph & the break at 16 mph #tou12 ->
  • Bike change for Crafdock-BLS #tou12 ->
  • Gap now at 9:15. GRS not worried at all. #tou12 ->
  • Gap now at 7:45 at mile 21. Only 112 miles to go. (smile) #tou12 ->
  • Gap up to 5:35. Taking bets at how far GRS will let the gap go. What do you think? #tou12 ->
  • Cloud cover and not that much wind. Pretty desolate. #tou12 http://t.co/aOCnIhTR ->
  • Lewis takes 1st sprint ahead of Velits & Stuyven #tou12 ->
  • 1 km to the first sprint with gap at 3 minute #tou12 ->
  • Highest placed rider is Huguet at 8:34 so GRS can let a pretty big leash #tou12 ->
  • And gap up to 1:40 #tou12 ->
  • Cool! RT @TomPrice521@podium_live They were talking about twitter feeds from people following the race. ->
  • Field calls nature break. That’s means that the break is off for a long day off the front. #tou12 ->
  • Race radio reporting that UHC setting the pace at the front of the field #tou12 ->
  • Roth & Clarke reeled in and more riders tried to bridge up but GRS does not want more riders off the front. The break at 50 sec #tou12 ->
  • Feeding opened from the car at 8 miles into the stage. HOT! #tou12 ->
  • 2 chasers just 10 sec ahead of the field: Roth-SPI and Clarke-CSS #tou12 ->
  • Vennell just laughed this morning when I asked if he was going in the break #tou12 ->
  • Voigt-RNT and Barton-BOC tried to bridge up but GRS would have none of that & the pair was reeled in #tou12 ->
  • 6 riders with 40 sec are: P. Velits-OPQ, Leezer-RAB, Huguet-ARg, Lewsi-CSS, Vennell-BPC and Stuyven-BLS #tou12 ->
  • Traveling at 40 mph through neighbohood in. Lehi. Gap at 40 sec #tou12 ->
  • Group of 6 with 15 seconds gap, field responding #tou12 ->
  • All back together. And non-stop attacking #tou12 ->
  • And we are racing. Routley-SPI attacks with riders trying to bridge up #tou12 ->
  • Jelly putting a frame number on Reid Mumford’s son Magnus ‘ bike #tou12 http://t.co/HaECKnvk ->
  • And they’re off for a 2.8 mile neutral section #tou12 ->
  • Yesterday’s stage winner Matthews-RAB has a 3-pt lead in the sprint competition #tou12 ->
  • Vande Velde-GRS had a 33 sec lead on his closest competitor that is not a teammate on GC #tou12 ->
  • Vande Velde-GRM had a 33 sec lead on his closest competitor that is not a teammate on GC #tou12 ->
  • And since we’re going into Skull Valley, I’ll probably lose coverage for a bit but will queue the updates #tou12 ->
  • Today’s stage is 134.2 miles (216.2 km) long and brutally hot with 3 sprint lines. #tou12 ->
  • Bookwalter said that he put his jersey in the freezer this morning #tou12 http://t.co/NoqO9wk4 ->
  • Everyone wants Jens to win – Lucas Euser said with a laugh this morning #tou12 ->
  • Voigt is all smiles this morning #tou12 http://t.co/CqOSWBE7 ->
  • Future star Finlay riding through autograph alley #tou12 http://t.co/TJiY0IA0 ->
  • Fans gettin autographs today #tou12 http://t.co/x1hpjPP4 ->
  • Eric Wohlberg writing haikus on the team bikes #tou12 http://t.co/JhkVj4kS ->
  • Rachel Heal is here for @OptumpbKBS #tou12 http://t.co/MjKUM2hm ->
  • Barbie’s takin a ride in the medical car. Hope she has sunscreen on. #tou12 http://t.co/5Fqwvt3Q ->

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