1987 Critérium du Dauphiné Libéré

The 1987 Critérium du Dauphiné Libéré was the 39th edition of the cycle race and was held from 25 May to 2 June 1987. The race started in Grenoble and finished in Carpentras. The race was won by Charly Mottet of the Système U team.

1987 Critérium du Dauphiné Libéré
Race details
Dates25 May–2 June 1987[1]
Stages8 + Prologue
Distance1,283[2] km (797.2 mi)
Winning time34h 30' 25"
Results
Winner  Charly Mottet (FRA) (Système U)
  Second  Henry Cárdenas (COL) (Café de Colombia–Varta)
  Third  Ronan Pensec (FRA) (Vétements Z–Peugeot)

Points  Thierry Claveyrolat (FRA) (RMO–Cycles Méral–Mavic)
Mountains  Henry Cardenas (COL) (Café de Colombia–Varta)
  Combination  Thierry Claveyrolat (FRA) (RMO–Cycles Méral–Mavic)
  Team Vétements Z–Peugeot[3]
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TeamsEdit

Fifteen teams, containing a total of 131 riders, participated in the race:[3]

RouteEdit

Stage characteristics and winners[3]
Stage Date Course Distance Type Winner
P 25 May Grenoble 3 km (1.9 mi)   Individual time trial   Erich Maechler (SUI)
1 26 May Grenoble to Ferney-Voltaire 202 km (126 mi)   Laurent Biondi (FRA)
2 27 May Bellegarde to Saint-Étienne 195 km (121 mi)   Bruno Cornillet (FRA)
3 28 May Saint-Étienne to Valence 110 km (68 mi)   Bruno Wojtinek (FRA)
4 29 May Valence 32 km (20 mi)   Individual time trial   Erich Maechler (SUI)
5 30 May Chambéry to Lyon 202 km (126 mi)   Niki Rüttimann (SUI)
6 31 May Chambéry to Valfréjus [fr] 183 km (114 mi)   Henry Cárdenas (COL)
7 1 June Bardonecchia to Bardonecchia 163 km (101 mi)   Thierry Claveyrolat (FRA)
8 2 June Sisteron to Carpentras 193 km (120 mi)   Roy Knickman (USA)

General classificationEdit

Final general classification[3][4]
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Charly Mottet (FRA) Système U 34h 30' 25"
2   Henry Cárdenas (COL) Café de Colombia–Varta + 2' 44"
3   Ronan Pensec (FRA) Vétements Z–Peugeot + 3' 32"
4   Thierry Claveyrolat (FRA) RMO–Cycles Méral–Mavic + 3' 54"
5   Bruno Cornillet (FRA) Vétements Z–Peugeot + 5' 17"
6   Bernard Vallet (FRA) RMO–Cycles Méral–Mavic + 5' 30"
7   Régis Simon (FRA) RMO–Cycles Méral–Mavic + 5' 50"
8   Luc Leblanc (FRA) Toshiba–Look + 6' 02"
9   Eduardo Chozas (ESP) Teka + 7' 56"
10   Pascal Simon (FRA) Vétements Z–Peugeot + 8' 23"

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Critérium du Dauphiné 1987". Cycling Fever. Retrieved 11 November 2017.
  2. ^ "Critérium du Dauphiné (World Tour), France". BikeRaceInfo. Retrieved 11 November 2017.
  3. ^ a b c d "39ème Dauphiné Libéré 1987". Memoire du cyclisme. Archived from the original on 23 April 2004.
  4. ^ "1987 Critérium du Dauphiné". First Cycling. Retrieved 11 November 2017.

Further readingEdit