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Le Tour 2020 – Stage 12

Tour de FranceChauvigny > Sarran Corrèze

Distance: 218 kilometers.

A “Hilly” stage with 4 climbs. A stage for the all-arounders. The intermediate sprint is at 51 km at Le Dorat.

Marc Hirschi has already come in third and second on stages so he went all out. He broke away with 30 kilometers to go and no one could catch him on the climb up Sur au May. He flew down the mountain alone to the finish, picking up the Red Numbers as well as the stage win.

  • Côte de Saint-Martin-Terressus 104.5 km (cat 4: 1.5km @ 8.8%)
  • Côte d’Eybouleuf 121.5 km (cat 4: 2.8km @ 5.2%)
  • Côte de la Croix du Pey 177.5 km (cat 3: 4.8km @ 6.0%)
  • Suc au May 192.5 km (cat 2: 3.8km @ 7.7%)

Yellow Jersey Primož Roglic ( Slo – TJV – 011 ) [Yellow] 51 hours 26 minutes 43 seconds
Green Jersey Sam Bennett ( Irl – DQT – 043 ) [Green] 252 Points
Polka Dot Jersey Benoit Cosnefroy ( Fra – ALM – 033 ) [Polka Dot] 36 points
White Jersey Egan Arley Bernal Gomez ( Col – INS – 001 ) [White] 2

Stage winner: Marc Hirschi ( Swi – SUN – 204 )
Combative: Marc Hirschi ( Swi – SUN – 204 ) [Red numbers]
Team: Movistar Team ( MOV – 091-098 ) [Yellow numbers]

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September 10, 2020   Comments Off on Le Tour 2020 – Stage 12

Tropical Storm Rene – Day 4

Tropical Storm RenePosition: 19.3N 37.6W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: West-Northwest [290°] near 12 mph [19 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 45 mph [ 75 kph].
Wind Gusts: 60 mph [ 95 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 70 miles [110 km].
Minimum central pressure: 1002 mb ↑.

Currently about 925 miles [1485 km] West-Northwest of the Cabo Verde Islands.

Here’s the link for NOAA’s latest satellite images.

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Tropical Storm Paulette – Day 4

Tropical Storm PaulettePosition: 22.7N 50.9W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: Northwest [305°] near 10 mph [17 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 65 mph [100 kph].
Wind Gusts: 80 mph [130 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 205 miles [335 km].
Minimum central pressure: 997 mb.

Currently about 1075 miles [1735 km] Southeast of Bermuda.

Here’s the link for NOAA’s latest satellite images.

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