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Talansky Topples Mt. Baldy as Canada’s Britton is Most Courageous Rider on Stage 5 at Tour of California

by pedalmag.com

May 18, 2017 (Mt. Baldy, CA) – Canada’s Rob Britton (Rally Cycling) had another fabulous day at the office day on Stage 5, the queen stage, winning the Most Courageous Rider jersey, but the day belonged to Andrew Talansky (USA) Cannondale-Drapac who took home his first career stage win at the Amgen Tour of California atop Mt. Baldy and his team’s first WorldTour win of the season.

Andrew Talansky wins Stage 5  ©  Brian Hodes/Cor Vos

Rafal Majka (Pol) Bora-Hansgrohe finished second while George Bennett (Nzl) Team LottoNl-Jumbo was third as the race for the yellow jersey heats up with Majka leading Bennett by 6 seconds with Ian Boswell (USA) Team Sky in 3rd at 25 seconds and Talansky in 4th at 44 seconds.

Rob Britton  ©  Casey Gibson/Rally Cycling

Britton and teammate Evan Huffman joined large breakaway group that had a 4+min gap on the field with and then Britton struck out on his own. Joined by Peter Kennaugh (Sky) the Canuck was on a mission and escaped again only to be caught at the base of Mt. Baldy with 5km to go to finish 23rd on the day. He sits 30th overall while teammate Adam de Vos is the top Canadian in 22nd.

Results

1. Andrew Talansky (USA) Cannondale-Drapac 3:43:15
2. Rafal Majka (Pol) Bora-Hansgrohe
3. George Bennett (Nzl) Team LottoNl-Jumbo 0:02
4. Ian Boswell (USA) Team Sky 0:05
5. Brent Bookwalter (USA) BMC Racing Team 0:08
6. Sam Oomen (Ned) Team Sunweb 0:20
7. Lachlan Morton (Aus) Dimension Data 0:27
8. Tao Geoghegan Hart (Gbr) Team Sky 0:40
9. Robert Gesink (Ned) Team LottoNl-Jumbo
10. Sepp Kuss (USA) Rally Cycling 0:56
11. Vegard Stake Laengen (Nor) UAE Team Emirates
12. Luis Angel Mate (Esp) Cofidis, Solutions Credits 1:32
13. Haimar Zubeldia (Esp) Trek-Segafredo 1:37:00
14. Enric Mas (Esp) Quick-Step Floors 1:59
15. Gavin Mannion (USA) UnitedHealthcare Professional Cycling Team 2:04
16. Nicolas Edet (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits 2:13
17. Samuel Sanchez (Esp) BMC Racing Team
18. David Lopez (Esp) Team Sky 2:27
19. Janier Acevedo (Col) UnitedHealthcare Professional Cycling Team 3:28
20. Maximilian Schachmann (Ger) Quick-Step Floors
21. Ben King (USA) Dimension Data 3:41
22. Nathan Brown (USA) Cannondale-Drapac 3:46
23. Rob Britton (Can) Rally Cycling
24. Michael Schär (Sui) BMC Racing Team 4:10
25. Mathias Leturnier (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits 4:38
26. Serghei Tvetcov (Rom) Jelly Belly p/b Maxxis 4:57
27. Adam De Vos (Can) Rally Cycling 5:25
28. Tiago Machado (Por) Katusha-Alpecin 5:40
29. Pawel Poljanski (Pol) Bora-Hansgrohe 5:50
30. Greg Henderson (Nzl) UnitedHealthcare Professional Cycling Team 7:22
31. Floris De Tier (Bel) Team LottoNl-Jumbo 8:27
32. Javier Megias (Esp) Team Novo Nordisk
33. Daan Olivier (Ned) Team LottoNl-Jumbo
34. Stéphane Rossetto (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits 9:01
35. Brendan Canty (Aus) Cannondale-Drapac 9:02
36. Lennard Hofstede (Ned) Team Sunweb 9:28
37. Peter Kennaugh (Gbr) Team Sky 0:14
38. Alberto Bettiol (Ita) Cannondale-Drapac 0:10:30
39. Mike Teunissen (Ned) Team Sunweb
40. Guillaume Bonnafond (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits 0:10:53
41. Scott Thwaites (Gbr) Dimension Data 0:12:19
42. Nils Politt (Ger) Katusha-Alpecin 0:14:35
43. Daniel Jaramillo (Col) UnitedHealthcare Professional Cycling Team 0:16:12
44. Jonathan Clarke (Aus) UnitedHealthcare Professional Cycling Team
45. Jhonatan Restrepo (Col) Katusha-Alpecin
46. Peter Sagan (Svk) Bora-Hansgrohe 0:17:25
47. Jay McCarthy (Aus) Bora-Hansgrohe
48. Jack Bauer (Nzl) Quick-Step Floors
49. Evan Huffman (USA) Rally Cycling 0:17:42
50. Gregory Daniel (USA) Trek-Segafredo 0:17:55
51. Jordan Cheyne (Can) Jelly Belly p/b Maxxis 0:18:14
52. Artyom Zakharov (Kaz) Astana Pro Team 0:19:31
53. Antwan Tolhoek (Ned) Team LottoNl-Jumbo 0:19:33
54. Reinardt Janse Van Rensburg (RSA) Dimension Data 0:19:52
55. Bert-Jan Lindeman (Ned) Team LottoNl-Jumbo 0:27
56. Alexey Vermeulen (USA) Team LottoNl-Jumbo 0:20:33
57. Joonas Henttala (Fin) Team Novo Nordisk 0:21:16
58. Charles Planet (Fra) Team Novo Nordisk
59. Geoffrey Soupe (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits
60. Roy Curvers (Ned) Team Sunweb
61. Kristijan Durasek (Cro) UAE Team Emirates
62. Daniil Fominykh (Kaz) Astana Pro Team
63. Floris Gerts (Ned) BMC Racing Team 0:21:32
64. Yoann Bagot (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits 0:21:39
65. Jean-Pierre Drucker (Lux) BMC Racing Team 0:21:42
66. Ruslan Tleubayev (Kaz) Astana Pro Team
67. Ramon Sinkeldam (Ned) Team Sunweb 0:21:55
68. Johannes Fröhlinger (Ger) Team Sunweb
69. Koen De Kort (Ned) Trek-Segafredo
70. Mads Würtz Schmidt (Den) Katusha-Alpecin 0:22:01
71. Daniel Eaton (USA) UnitedHealthcare Professional Cycling Team 0:22:09
72. Matteo Trentin (Ita) Quick-Step Floors 0:22:25
73. Zdenek Stybar (Cze) Quick-Step Floors
74. Nick Dougall (RSA) Dimension Data 0:22:27
75. Lawson Craddock (USA) Cannondale-Drapac 0:22:31
76. Truls Korsaeth (Nor) Astana Pro Team 0:22:43
77. Jonathan Dibben (Gbr) Team Sky 0:22:49
78. Owain Doull (Gbr) Team Sky
79. Federico Zurlo (Ita) UAE Team Emirates
80. Markel Irizar (Esp) Trek-Segafredo
81. Michal Kolár (Svk) Bora-Hansgrohe 0:23:38
82. Bernhard Eisel (Aut) Dimension Data 0:23:56
83. Fabio Sabatini (Ita) Quick-Step Floors 0:25:25
84. David Lozano (Esp) Team Novo Nordisk
85. Romain Gioux (Fra) Team Novo Nordisk
86. Martin Elmiger (Sui) BMC Racing Team
87. Martin Velits (Svk) Quick-Step Floors
88. Rick Zabel (Ger) Katusha-Alpecin
89. Joshua Berry (USA) Jelly Belly p/b Maxxis
90. Elia Viviani (Ita) Team Sky
91. Simone Consonni (Ita) UAE Team Emirates
92. Marco Mathis (Ger) Katusha-Alpecin
93. Matteo Dal Cin (Can) Rally Cycling
94. Danny Pate (USA) Rally Cycling
95. Kiel Reijnen (USA) Trek-Segafredo
96. Filippo Ganna (Ita) UAE Team Emirates
97. Yousif Mirza Alhammadi (UAE) UAE Team Emirates
98. Rúben Guerreiro (Por) Trek-Segafredo
99. Marcel Kittel (Ger) Quick-Step Floors
100. Ulises Alfredo Castillo Soto (Mex) Jelly Belly p/b Maxxis
101. Tanner Putt (USA) UnitedHealthcare Professional Cycling Team
102. Ben Wolfe (USA) Jelly Belly p/b Maxxis
103. Colin Joyce (USA) Rally Cycling
104. Juraj Sagan (Svk) Bora-Hansgrohe
105. Maciej Bodnar (Pol) Bora-Hansgrohe
106. Sean Bennett (USA) Jelly Belly p/b Maxxis
107. Tom Bohli (Sui) BMC Racing Team
108. John Degenkolb (Ger) Trek-Segafredo
109. Travis Mccabe (USA) UnitedHealthcare Professional Cycling Team
110. Taylor Phinney (USA) Cannondale-Drapac
111. Jacob Rathe (USA) Jelly Belly p/b Maxxis
112. Miles Scotson (Aus) BMC Racing Team
113. Arman Kamyshev (Kaz) Astana Pro Team
114. Matti Breschel (Den) Astana Pro Team
115. Michael Morkov (Den) Katusha-Alpecin
116. Alexander Kristoff (Nor) Katusha-Alpecin
117. Jonas Van Genechten (Bel) Cofidis, Solutions Credits
118. Koen Bouwman (Ned) Team LottoNl-Jumbo
119. Laurens De Vreese (Bel) Astana Pro Team 0:26:10
120. Tyler Farrar (USA) Dimension Data
121. Marko Kump (Slo) UAE Team Emirates 0:26:14
122. Christopher Williams (Aus) Team Novo Nordisk 0:26:47
123. Wouter Wippert (Ned) Cannondale-Drapac
OTL Erik Baska (Svk) Bora-Hansgrohe
OTL Riccardo Minali (Ita) Astana Pro Team
OTL Andrea Guardini (Ita) UAE Team Emirates
DNF Martijn Verschoor (Ned) Team Novo Nordisk
DNF Andrea Peron (Ita) Team Novo Nordisk
DNF Mark Renshaw (Aus) Dimension Data

GC after Stage 5

1. Rafal Majka (Pol) Bora-Hansgrohe 19:47:57
2. George Bennett (Nzl) Team LottoNl-Jumbo 0:06
3. Ian Boswell (USA) Team Sky 0:25
4. Andrew Talansky (USA) Cannondale-Drapac 0:44
5. Lachlan Morton (Aus) Dimension Data 0:49
6. Brent Bookwalter (USA) BMC Racing Team 1:02
7. Sam Oomen (Ned) Team Sunweb 1:14
8. Robert Gesink (Ned) Team LottoNl-Jumbo 1:31
9. Tao Geoghegan Hart (Gbr) Team Sky 1:34
10. Vegard Stake Laengen (Nor) UAE Team Emirates 1:50
11. Luis Angel Mate (Esp) Cofidis, Solutions Credits 2:33
12. Haimar Zubeldia (Esp) Trek-Segafredo 2:36
13. Enric Mas (Esp) Quick-Step Floors 2:53
14. Nicolas Edet (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits 3:14
15. Samuel Sanchez (Esp) BMC Racing Team 3:44
16. Maximilian Schachmann (Ger) Quick-Step Floors 4:22
17. Janier Acevedo (Col) UnitedHealthcare Professional Cycling Team 4:36
18. David Lopez (Esp) Team Sky 5:14
19. Serghei Tvetcov (Rom) Jelly Belly p/b Maxxis 6:01
20. Michael Schär (Sui) BMC Racing Team 7:27
21. Ben King (USA) Dimension Data 8:32
22. Adam De Vos (Can) Rally Cycling 9:19
23. Tiago Machado (Por) Katusha-Alpecin 0:10:30
24. Nathan Brown (USA) Cannondale-Drapac 0:10:53
25. Pawel Poljanski (Pol) Bora-Hansgrohe 0:11:00
26. Greg Henderson (Nzl) UnitedHealthcare Professional Cycling Team 0:12:11
27. Sepp Kuss (USA) Rally Cycling 0:13:38
28. Javier Megias (Esp) Team Novo Nordisk 0:14:50
29. Stéphane Rossetto (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits 0:15:24
30. Rob Britton (Can) Rally Cycling 0:16:15
31. Scott Thwaites (Gbr) Dimension Data 0:17:24
32. Jhonatan Restrepo (Col) Katusha-Alpecin 0:17:43
33. Gavin Mannion (USA) UnitedHealthcare Professional Cycling Team 0:19:53
34. Peter Kennaugh (Gbr) Team Sky 0:20:28
35. Floris De Tier (Bel) Team LottoNl-Jumbo 0:21:18
36. Jay McCarthy (Aus) Bora-Hansgrohe 0:22:40
37. Mathias Leturnier (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits 0:22:43
38. Daan Olivier (Ned) Team LottoNl-Jumbo 0:22:48
39. Brendan Canty (Aus) Cannondale-Drapac 0:22:51
40. Lennard Hofstede (Ned) Team Sunweb 0:27:09
41. Peter Sagan (Svk) Bora-Hansgrohe 0:28:09
42. Matteo Trentin (Ita) Quick-Step Floors 0:28:35
43. Alberto Bettiol (Ita) Cannondale-Drapac 0:29:30
44. Guillaume Bonnafond (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits 0:30:32
45. Evan Huffman (USA) Rally Cycling 0:30:39
46. Nils Politt (Ger) Katusha-Alpecin 0:31:44
47. Geoffrey Soupe (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits 0:36:43
48. Jack Bauer (Nzl) Quick-Step Floors 0:37:23
49. Reinardt Janse Van Rensburg (RSA) Dimension Data 0:37:47
50. Yoann Bagot (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits 0:37:58
51. Matteo Dal Cin (Can) Rally Cycling 0:38:16
52. Alexey Vermeulen (USA) Team LottoNl-Jumbo 0:40:17
53. Antwan Tolhoek (Ned) Team LottoNl-Jumbo 0:40:51
54. Nick Dougall (RSA) Dimension Data 0:41:00
55. Roy Curvers (Ned) Team Sunweb
56. Mike Teunissen (Ned) Team Sunweb 0:41:10
57. Matti Breschel (Den) Astana Pro Team 0:41:29
58. Charles Planet (Fra) Team Novo Nordisk 0:41:37
59. Artyom Zakharov (Kaz) Astana Pro Team 0:42:11
60. Kristijan Durasek (Cro) UAE Team Emirates 0:42:26
61. Daniel Jaramillo (Col) UnitedHealthcare Professional Cycling Team 0:42:37
62. Ramon Sinkeldam (Ned) Team Sunweb 0:42:51
63. Jordan Cheyne (Can) Jelly Belly p/b Maxxis 0:42:53
64. Rick Zabel (Ger) Katusha-Alpecin 0:43:14
65. Jonathan Dibben (Gbr) Team Sky 0:43:17
66. Alexander Kristoff (Nor) Katusha-Alpecin 0:43:20
67. Simone Consonni (Ita) UAE Team Emirates
68. Owain Doull (Gbr) Team Sky 0:43:24
69. Joonas Henttala (Fin) Team Novo Nordisk 0:43:49
70. Markel Irizar (Esp) Trek-Segafredo 0:44:56
71. Tanner Putt (USA) UnitedHealthcare Professional Cycling Team
72. Kiel Reijnen (USA) Trek-Segafredo 0:44:57
73. Tom Bohli (Sui) BMC Racing Team
74. Bert-Jan Lindeman (Ned) Team LottoNl-Jumbo 0:45:02
75. Joshua Berry (USA) Jelly Belly p/b Maxxis 0:45:09
76. Sean Bennett (USA) Jelly Belly p/b Maxxis 0:45:21
77. Zdenek Stybar (Cze) Quick-Step Floors 0:45:33
78. Ruslan Tleubayev (Kaz) Astana Pro Team 0:45:40
79. Laurens De Vreese (Bel) Astana Pro Team 0:45:48
80. Jean-Pierre Drucker (Lux) BMC Racing Team 0:45:54
81. Marcel Kittel (Ger) Quick-Step Floors 0:46:11
82. Michal Kolár (Svk) Bora-Hansgrohe
83. Koen De Kort (Ned) Trek-Segafredo 0:46:12
84. Elia Viviani (Ita) Team Sky 0:46:20
85. John Degenkolb (Ger) Trek-Segafredo 0:46:21
86. Jacob Rathe (USA) Jelly Belly p/b Maxxis 0:46:28
87. Daniel Eaton (USA) UnitedHealthcare Professional Cycling Team 0:46:40
88. Michael Morkov (Den) Katusha-Alpecin 0:46:42
89. Jonas Van Genechten (Bel) Cofidis, Solutions Credits 0:46:49
90. Johannes Fröhlinger (Ger) Team Sunweb 0:47:22
91. Jonathan Clarke (Aus) UnitedHealthcare Professional Cycling Team 0:47:27
92. Maciej Bodnar (Pol) Bora-Hansgrohe 0:47:35
93. Yousif Mirza Alhammadi (UAE) UAE Team Emirates 0:47:58
94. Travis Mccabe (USA) UnitedHealthcare Professional Cycling Team 0:48:25
95. Fabio Sabatini (Ita) Quick-Step Floors 0:48:46
96. Martin Elmiger (Sui) BMC Racing Team 0:48:49
97. Taylor Phinney (USA) Cannondale-Drapac 0:49:12
98. Danny Pate (USA) Rally Cycling 0:49:13
99. Marko Kump (Slo) UAE Team Emirates 0:50:16
100. Koen Bouwman (Ned) Team LottoNl-Jumbo 0:50:18
101. Wouter Wippert (Ned) Cannondale-Drapac 0:50:33
102. Gregory Daniel (USA) Trek-Segafredo 0:51:06
103. Floris Gerts (Ned) BMC Racing Team 0:51:09
104. Juraj Sagan (Svk) Bora-Hansgrohe 0:52:19
105. Rúben Guerreiro (Por) Trek-Segafredo 0:52:20
106. Daniil Fominykh (Kaz) Astana Pro Team 0:52:21
107. Mads Würtz Schmidt (Den) Katusha-Alpecin 0:52:25
108. Miles Scotson (Aus) BMC Racing Team 0:52:32
109. Truls Korsaeth (Nor) Astana Pro Team 0:52:47
110. Bernhard Eisel (Aut) Dimension Data 0:52:56
111. Filippo Ganna (Ita) UAE Team Emirates 0:52:59
112. Lawson Craddock (USA) Cannondale-Drapac 0:54:30
113. Colin Joyce (USA) Rally Cycling 0:55:03
114. David Lozano (Esp) Team Novo Nordisk 0:55:05
115. Arman Kamyshev (Kaz) Astana Pro Team 0:55:07
116. Federico Zurlo (Ita) UAE Team Emirates 0:57:36
117. Ulises Alfredo Castillo Soto (Mex) Jelly Belly p/b Maxxis 0:58:08
118. Christopher Williams (Aus) Team Novo Nordisk 1:00:25
119. Marco Mathis (Ger) Katusha-Alpecin 1:00:28
120. Romain Gioux (Fra) Team Novo Nordisk 1:00:34
121. Tyler Farrar (USA) Dimension Data 1:00:59
122. Ben Wolfe (USA) Jelly Belly p/b Maxxis 1:01:15
123. Martin Velits (Svk) Quick-Step Floors 1:01:33





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