Tour of Utah 2013 Stage 1

Tuesday, August 6 – Brian Head to Cedar City

Greg Van Avermaet BMC Tour of Utah Stage 1Stage 1 of the Tour of Utah 2013 left Brian Head ski resort at an altitude of 9600 ft and ran 112 miles through the beautiful hills of southern Utah.

Chris Jones of United Healthcare, who celebrated his 34th birthday today, and Michael Torckler of Bissell Pro Cycling quickly formed the breakaway and held it until the riders hit the circuit in Cedar City.

But, it was Greg Van Avermaet of BMC Racing that took Stage 1 of the 2013 Tour of Utah.

Tour of Utah Stage 1 podium

1 – Greg Van Avermaet
2 – Michael Matthews
3 – Ty Magner

Tour of Utah Stage 1 Jerseys

Leader (yellow): Greg Van Avermaet
Sprint (purple): Michael Matthews
Mountains (blue): Michael Torkler
Aggressive (orange): Christopher Jones
Young Rider (lt blue): Tyler Magner

Tour of Utah 2013 Start List »

Stage 1 Results » General Classification after stage 1  »
Stage 1 Points Classification results » Points Classification after stage 1  »
Stage 1 Mountain Classification results » Mountain Classification after stage 1  »
Stage 1 Best Young Rider Classification results » Best Young Classification after stage 1  »
Stage 1 Team Classification results » Team Classification after stage 1  »

Start Location: Brian Head
FInish Location: Cedar City
Start Time: 11:35 AM
Stage Length: 112 miles / 180 km
Elevation gain: 5748 ft/1752 m

Stage 1 Highlights:

  • Start at 9600 feet, the base elevation of Brian Head & the highest starting point of any North American race this season
  • Sharp climb up to Cedar Breaks National Monument
  • Day’s highest point: 10,300 ft
  • Descent past Panguitch Lake to Panguitch
  • Route follows US 89 until it turns west onto SR 14
  • Climb to 9,600 feet in the shadow of Cedar Breaks Monument
  • 4,000 feet elevation drop on descent
  • 3 laps around Cedar City and Southern Utah University

Tour of Utah 2013 Route: Stage 1 Route map & profile

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