2005 Tour de Georgia
The 2005 Tour de Georgia was the third annual bicycle road racing event held in the state of Georgia, United States. The six-day, six stage 550 mile (1033.4 km) race was held April 19 through April 24, 2005 with the overall title and yellow jersey won by Tom Danielson of the Discovery Channel. However, Danielson in 2012, was disqualified due to doping.
|Dates||April 19 – April 24|
|Distance||1,033.4 km (642.1 mi)|
|Winning time||26h 53' 44"|
New Zealander Greg Henderson (Health Net Pro Cycling Team Presented by Maxxis) claimed the points jersey for sprinters, while Discovery Channel's José Luis Rubiera won the King of the Mountains competition for climbers. Trent Lowe (Jittery Joe's–Kalahari) won the Best Young Rider (blue jersey) competition.
Stage Winners ProgressEdit
Yellow Jersey ProgressEdit
|2||Levi Leipheimer||United States||Team Gerolsteiner||+ 0'04"|
|3||Floyd Landis||United States||Phonak Hearing Systems||+ 0'09"|
|4||Bobby Julich||United States||Team CSC||+ 1'10"|
|5||Lance Armstrong||United States||Discovery Channel Pro Cycling Team||+ 1'41"|
|6||David Zabriskie||United States||Team CSC||+ 3'04"|
|7||Marco Pinotti||Italy||Saunier Duval-Prodir||+ 3'11"|
|8||Nathan O'Neill||Australia||Navigators Insurance||+ 3'14"|
|9||Michael Blaudzun||Denmark||Team CSC||+ 3'51"|
|10||José Azevedo||Portugal||Discovery Channel Pro Cycling Team||+ 5'25"|
|1||Greg Henderson||New Zealand||Health Net Pro Cycling Team Presented by Maxxis|
King of The Mountains ClassificationEdit
|1||José Luis Rubiera||Spain||Discovery Channel Pro Cycling Team|
Most Aggressive Rider ClassificationEdit
The Most Aggressive Rider wears the blue and green jersey. The jersey is awarded at the end of each stage to the rider that demonstrates the most aggressive attacks, breakaways or strategies, as judged by a panel of media and race entourage officials.
|1||Andrea Tafi||Italy||Saunier Duval-Prodir|
Best Young Rider ClassificationEdit
The Best Young Rider wears the green jersey. The jersey is awarded daily in the same manner as the general classification, which is by the overall placement at the finish line after each stage, with the least amount of overall accumulated time.
|1||Trent Lowe||Australia||Jittery Joe's|
(and in no particular order)
- UCI ProTour Teams
- UCI Professional Continental Teams
- Health Net Pro Cycling Team Presented by Maxxis
- Navigators Insurance Cycling Team
- Team L.P.R.
- Colavita Olive Oil-Sutter Homes Wines Cycling Team
- Kodakgallery.com-Sierra Nevada Pro Cycling Team
- Jittery Joe's-Kalahari Cycling Team
- Jelly Belly-Pool Gel
- Team TIAA-CREF
- USA National Cycling Team