2014 Tour of Alberta

The 2014 Tour of Alberta is the second edition of the Tour of Alberta stage race. The event is included on the UCI America Tour, with a UCI classification of 2.1. As such, the race was only open to teams on the UCI Pro Tour, UCI Professional Continental and UCI Continental circuits. The race takes place between September 2–7, 2014, as a six-day, six-stage race, traversing the province of Alberta. The race commences in Calgary and finishes Edmonton.

2014 Tour of Alberta
2013–14 UCI America Tour
Race details
Dates2 September 2014 (2014-09-02)–7 September 2014 (2014-09-07)
Stages5 + 1 (prologue)
Distance737.8 km (458.4 mi)
Winning time16h 07' 56"
Results
Winner  Daryl Impey (RSA) (Orica–GreenEDGE)
  Second  Tom Dumoulin (NED) (Giant–Shimano)
  Third  Ruben Zepuntke (GER) (Bissell Development Team)

Points  Ramunas Navardauskas (LTU) (Garmin–Sharp)
Mountains  Simon Yates (GBR) (Orica–GreenEDGE)
Youth  Tom Dumoulin (NED) (Giant–Shimano)
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Participating teamsEdit

StagesEdit

Stage results
Stage Date Route Terrain Length Winner Ref
Prologue September 2 Calgary to Calgary   Individual time trial 4 km (2.5 mi)   Tom Dumoulin (NED) [1]
1 September 3 Lethbridge to Lethbridge   Hilly stage 143 km (89 mi)   Ruben Zepuntke (GER) [2]
2 September 4 Innisfail to Red Deer   Flat stage 145.3 km (90.3 mi)   Jonas Ahlstrand (SWE) [3]
3 September 5 Wetaskiwin to Edmonton   Flat stage 157.9 km (98.1 mi)   Sep Vanmarcke (BEL) [4]
4 September 6 Edmonton to Strathcona County   Flat stage 163.5 km (101.6 mi)   Theo Bos (NED) [5]
5 September 7 Edmonton to Edmonton   Hilly stage 124.1 km (77.1 mi)   Daryl Impey (RSA) [6]
Total 737.8 km (458 mi)

PrologueEdit

 
Tom Dumoulin, winner of the prologue and youth classification

September 2, 2014 — Calgary to Calgary, 4 kilometres (2.5 mi)

Prologue results
Rider Team Time
1   Tom Dumoulin (NED) Giant–Shimano 5' 59"
2   Serghei Tvetcov (ROM) Jelly Belly–Maxxis + 14"
3   Thomas Danielson (USA) Garmin–Sharp + 17"
4   Davide Villella (ITA) Cannondale + 18"
5   Daniel Summerhill (USA) UnitedHealthcare + 18"
6   Phil Gaimon (USA) Garmin–Sharp + 19"
7   Joey Rosskopf (USA) Hincapie Sportswear Development Team + 22"
8   Zachary Bell (CAN) Team SmartStop + 22"
9   Christian Meier (CAN) Orica–GreenEDGE + 23"
10   Ryan Roth (CAN) Silber Pro Cycling Team + 23"
General classification after Prologue
Rider Team Time
1   Tom Dumoulin (NED)     Giant–Shimano 5' 59"
2   Serghei Tvetcov (ROM) Jelly Belly–Maxxis + 14"
3   Thomas Danielson (USA)   Garmin–Sharp + 17"
4   Davide Villella (ITA) Cannondale + 18"
5   Daniel Summerhill (USA) UnitedHealthcare + 18"
6   Phil Gaimon (USA)  Garmin–Sharp + 19"
7   Joey Rosskopf (USA) Hincapie Sportswear Development Team + 22"
8   Zachary Bell (CAN)   Team Smartshop-Mountain Khakis + 22"
9   Christian Meier (CAN) Orica–GreenEDGE + 23"
10   Ryan Roth (CAN) Silber Pro Cycling Team + 23"

Stage 1Edit

 
Ruben Zepuntke, winner of stage 1

September 3, 2014 — Lethbridge to Lethbridge, 143 kilometres (89 mi)

Stage 1 results
Rider Team Time
1   Ruben Zepuntke (GER) Bissell Development Team 3h 18' 10"
2   Ramunas Navardauskas (LTU)   Garmin–Sharp s.t.
3   Ryan Anderson (CAN) Optum–Kelly Benefit Strategies s.t.
4   Dion Smith (NZL) Hincapie Sportswear Development Team s.t.
5   Benjamin King (USA)   Garmin–Sharp s.t.
6   Daniel Summerhill (USA) UnitedHealthcare s.t.
7   Ty Magner (USA) Hincapie Sportswear Development Team s.t.
8   Fabian Wegmann (GER)   Garmin–Sharp s.t.
9   James Oram (NZL) Bissell Development Team s.t.
10   Sep Vanmarcke (BEL) Belkin Pro Cycling s.t.
General classification after Stage 1
Rider Team Time
1   Tom Dumoulin (NED)    Giant–Shimano 3h 24' 09"
2   Ruben Zepuntke (GER)   Bissell Development Team + 13"
3   Serghei Tvetcov (ROM) Jelly Belly–Maxxis + 14"
4   Thomas Danielson (USA) Garmin–Sharp + 17"
5   Davide Villella (ITA) Cannondale + 18"
6   Daniel Summerhill (USA) UnitedHealthcare + 18"
7   Ryan Anderson (CAN)   Optum–Kelly Benefit Strategies + 19"
8   Joey Rosskopf (USA) Hincapie Sportswear Development Team + 22"
9   Christian Meier (CAN)   Orica–GreenEDGE + 23"
10   Daryl Impey (RSA)   Orica–GreenEDGE + 23"

Stage 2Edit

September 4, 2014 — Innisfail to Red Deer, 145.3 kilometres (90.3 mi)

Stage 2 results
Rider Team Time
1   Jonas Ahlstrand (SWE) Giant–Shimano 3h 02' 14"
2   Theo Bos (NED) Belkin Pro Cycling s.t.
3   Ruben Zepuntke (GER)   Bissell Development Team s.t.
4   Eric Young (USA) Optum–Kelly Benefit Strategies s.t.
5   Matej Mohorič (SLO) Cannondale s.t.
6   Ramunas Navardauskas (LTU) Garmin–Sharp s.t.
7   Nicolai Brøchner (DEN) Bissell Development Team s.t.
8   Serghei Tvetcov (ROM) Jelly Belly–Maxxis s.t.
9   Nick van der Lijke (NED) Belkin Pro Cycling s.t.
10   Daniel Summerhill (USA) UnitedHealthcare s.t.
General classification after Stage 2
Rider Team Time
1   Tom Dumoulin (NED)    Giant–Shimano 6h 26' 23"
2   Ruben Zepuntke (GER)   Bissell Development Team + 9"
3   Serghei Tvetcov (ROM) Jelly Belly–Maxxis + 14"
4   Thomas Danielson (USA) Garmin–Sharp + 17"
5   Ryan Anderson (CAN)   Optum–Kelly Benefit Strategies + 17"
6   Daryl Impey (RSA)   Orica–GreenEDGE + 18"
7   Davide Villella (ITA) Cannondale + 18"
8   Daniel Summerhill (USA) UnitedHealthcare + 18"
9   Joey Rosskopf (USA) Hincapie Sportswear Development Team + 22"
10   Christian Meier (CAN)   Orica–GreenEDGE + 23"

Stage 3Edit

 
Ramunas Navardauskas, winner of the sprint classification

September 5, 2014 — Wetaskiwin to Edmonton, 157.9 kilometres (98.1 mi)

Stage 3 results
Rider Team Time
1   Sep Vanmarcke (BEL) Belkin Pro Cycling 3h 12' 11"
2   Ramunas Navardauskas  (LTU) Garmin–Sharp s.t.
3   Leigh Howard (AUS)   Orica–GreenEDGE s.t.
4   Aidis Kruopis (LTU)   Orica–GreenEDGE + 11"
5   Steele Von Hoff (AUS) Garmin–Sharp + 11"
6   Daniel Summerhill (USA) UnitedHealthcare + 11"
7   Serghei Tvetcov (ROM) Jelly Belly–Maxxis + 11"
8   Ruben Zepuntke (GER)   Bissell Development Team + 11"
9   Nick van der Lijke (NED) Belkin Pro Cycling + 11"
10   Nicolai Brøchner (DEN) Bissell Development Team + 11"
General classification after Stage 3
Rider Team Time
1   Tom Dumoulin (NED)    Giant–Shimano 9h 38' 45"
2   Ruben Zepuntke (GER) Bissell Development Team + 8"
3   Ramunas Navardauskas  (LTU)   Garmin–Sharp + 13"
4   Serghei Tvetcov (ROM) Jelly Belly–Maxxis + 14"
5   Leigh Howard (AUS)   Orica–GreenEDGE + 15"
6   Daryl Impey (RSA)   Orica–GreenEDGE + 15"
7   Ryan Anderson (CAN)   Optum–Kelly Benefit Strategies + 16"
8   Daniel Summerhill (USA) UnitedHealthcare + 18"
9   James Oram (NZL) Bissell Development Team + 23"
10   Pieter Weening (NED)   Orica–GreenEDGE + 26"

Stage 4Edit

September 6, 2014 — Edmonton to Strathcona County, 163.5 kilometres (101.6 mi)

Stage 4 results
Rider Team Time
1   Theo Bos (NED) Belkin Pro Cycling 3h 42' 50"
2   Daryl Impey (RSA)   Orica–GreenEDGE s.t.
3   Jure Kocjan (SLO) Team Smartshop-Mountain Khakis s.t.
4   Robert Sweeting (USA) 5-hour Energy s.t.
5   Robert Förster (GER) UnitedHealthcare s.t.
6   Ramunas Navardauskas (LTU)   Garmin–Sharp s.t.
7   Steele Von Hoff (NZL) Garmin–Sharp s.t.
8   Nicolai Brøchner (DEN) Bissell Development Team s.t.
9   Ty Magner (USA) Hincapie Sportswear Development Team s.t.
10   Benjamin King (USA) Garmin–Sharp s.t.
General classification after Stage 4
Rider Team Time
1   Tom Dumoulin (NED)    Giant–Shimano 13h 21' 35"
2   Ruben Zepuntke (GER) Bissell Development Team + 8"
3   Daryl Impey (RSA) Orica–GreenEDGE + 9"
4   Ramunas Navardauskas (LTU)     Garmin–Sharp + 13"
5   Serghei Tvetcov (ROM) Jelly Belly–Maxxis + 14"
6   Leigh Howard (AUS) Orica–GreenEDGE + 15"
7   Ryan Anderson (CAN)   Optum–Kelly Benefit Strategies + 16"
8   Daniel Summerhill (USA) UnitedHealthcare + 18"
9   James Oram (NZL) Bissell Development Team + 23"
10   Pieter Weening (NED) Orica–GreenEDGE + 26"

Stage 5Edit

September 7, 2014 — Edmonton to Edmonton, 124.1 kilometres (77.1 mi)

 
Stage 5 podium
Stage 5 results
Rider Team Time
1   Daryl Impey (RSA) Orica–GreenEDGE 2h 46' 22"
2   Ryan Anderson (CAN)   Optum–Kelly Benefit Strategies s.t.
3   Ramunas Navardauskas (LTU)     Garmin–Sharp s.t.
4   Sep Vanmarcke (BEL) Belkin Pro Cycling s.t.
5   Kiel Reijnen (USA) UnitedHealthcare s.t.
6   Nick van der Lijke (NED) Belkin Pro Cycling s.t.
7   Serghei Tvetcov (ROM) Jelly Belly–Maxxis s.t.
8   Daniel Summerhill (USA) UnitedHealthcare s.t.
9   Dion Smith (NZL) Hincapie Sportswear Development Team s.t.
10   Leigh Howard (AUS) Orica–GreenEDGE s.t.
Final General Classification
Rider Team Time
1   Daryl Impey (RSA)   Orica–GreenEDGE 16h 07' 56"
2   Tom Dumoulin (NED)   Giant–Shimano + 1"
3   Ruben Zepuntke (GER) Bissell Development Team + 9"
4   Ramunas Navardauskas (LTU)     Garmin–Sharp + 10"
5   Ryan Anderson (CAN)   Optum–Kelly Benefit Strategies + 11"
6   Serghei Tvetcov (ROM) Jelly Belly–Maxxis + 15"
7   Leigh Howard (AUS) Orica–GreenEDGE + 16"
8   Daniel Summerhill (USA) UnitedHealthcare + 19"
9   Sep Vanmarcke (BEL) Belkin Pro Cycling + 31"
10   James Oram (NZL) Bissell Development Team + 31"

Classification leadershipEdit

Stage Winner General classification
 
Sprints classification
 
Mountains classification
 
Young rider classification
 
Canadian rider classification
 
Most Aggressive
 
Team classification
 
P Tom Dumoulin Tom Dumoulin Tom Dumoulin N/A Tom Dumoulin Zachary Bell Daniel Summerhill Garmin–Sharp
1 Ruben Zepuntke Ruben Zepuntke Robin Carpenter Ryan Anderson Mathew Hayman Orica–GreenEDGE
2 Jonas Ahlstrand Simon Yates Kiel Reijnen
3 Sep Vanmarcke Ramunas Navardauskas Matteo Dal-cin
4 Theo Bos Janvier Hadi Garmin–Sharp
5 Daryl Impey Daryl Impey Steven Kruijswijk
Final Daryl Impey Ramunas Navardauskas Simon Yates Tom Dumoulin Ryan Anderson N/A Garmin–Sharp

Classification standingsEdit

Legend
      Denotes the leader of the General classification       Denotes the leader of the Mountains classification
      Denotes the leader of the Points classification       Denotes the leader of the Young rider classification
      Denotes the leader of the Canadian rider classification       Denotes the leader of the Team classification

General classificationEdit

Rider Team Time
1   Daryl Impey (RSA)   Orica–GreenEDGE 16h 07' 56"
2   Tom Dumoulin (NED)   Giant–Shimano + 1"
3   Ruben Zepuntke (GER) Bissell Development Team + 9"
4   Ramunas Navardauskas (LTU)     Garmin–Sharp + 10"
5   Ryan Anderson (CAN)   Optum–Kelly Benefit Strategies + 11"
6   Serghei Tvetcov (ROM) Jelly Belly–Maxxis + 15"
7   Leigh Howard (AUS) Orica–GreenEDGE + 16"
8   Daniel Summerhill (USA) UnitedHealthcare + 19"
9   Sep Vanmarcke (BEL) Belkin Pro Cycling + 31"
10   James Oram (NZL) Bissell Development Team + 31"

Mountains classificationEdit

Rider Team Points
1   Simon Yates (GBR)   Orica–GreenEDGE 58
2   Robin Carpenter (USA) Hincapie Sportswear Development Team 42
3   Mathew Hayman (AUS) Orica–GreenEDGE 22
4   Alessandro Bazzana (ITA) UnitedHealthcare 20
5   Steven Kruijswijk (NED) Belkin Pro Cycling 15
6   Michael Woods (CAN) 5-hour Energy 14
7   Toms Skujiņš (LAT) Hincapie Sportswear Development Team 13
8   Ben King (USA)   Garmin–Sharp 10
9   Simon Geschke (GER) Giant–Shimano 9
10   Sam Bassetti (USA) 5-hour Energy 9

Young rider classificationEdit

Rider Team Time
1   Tom Dumoulin (NED)   Giant–Shimano 16h 07' 57"
2   Ruben Zepuntke (GER) Bissell Development Team + 8"
3   James Oram (NZL) Bissell Development Team + 30"
4   Daniel Eaton (USA) Bissell Development Team + 46"
5   Nick van der Lijke (NED) Belkin Pro Cycling + 48"
6   Dion Smith (NZL) Hincapie Sportswear Development Team + 48"
7   Davide Formolo (ITA) Cannondale + 52"
8   Simon Yates (GBR)   Orica–GreenEDGE + 59"
9   Toms Skujiņš (LAT) Hincapie Sportswear Development Team + 1'05"
10   Hugo Houle (CAN) Canadian National Team + 1'36"

Team classificationEdit

Team Time
1 Garmin–Sharp   48h 24' 42"
2 Orica–GreenEDGE + 10"
3 Bissell Development Team + 48"
4 Belkin Pro Cycling + 48"
5 UnitedHealthcare + 1'19"
6 Hincapie Sportswear Development Team + 1'22"
7 Cannondale + 3'40"
8 Giant–Shimano + 3'55"
9 Optum–Kelly Benefit Strategies + 5'00"
10 Team Smartshop-Mountain Khakis + 9'35"

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Dumoulin dominates in Calgary". Cyclingnews.com. 2 September 2014. Retrieved 5 September 2014.
  2. ^ "Tour of Alberta: Zepuntke wins stage 1". Cyclingnews.com. 3 September 2014. Retrieved 5 September 2014.
  3. ^ "Ahlstrand wins stage 2 in Red Deer". Cyclingnews.com. 4 September 2014. Retrieved 5 September 2014.
  4. ^ "Vanmarcke outkicks Navardauskas for stage 3 victory". Cyclingnews.com. 5 September 2014. Retrieved 6 September 2014.
  5. ^ "Bos wins stage 4 in Strathcona County". Cyclingnews.com. 6 September 2014. Retrieved 7 September 2014.
  6. ^ "Impey wins Tour of Alberta". Cyclingnews.com. 7 September 2014. Retrieved 8 September 2014.

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