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Power Data Estimates for the climbing stages

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I'm just saying that 6.2 w/kg in a 40 min effort is very "beliavable" for riders like bernal, pogacar, froome, roglic in the mountains. Fast but nothing suspicious.

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On damiano caruso's strava i saw that he made 396 watts on giau. If it's 67 kg for caruso, 5.9 w/kg. So bernal did 6/6.1 w/kg on giau.
According to Strava he was as fast as Dombrowski/the gc group in 2016. Of course it's hard to compare because that time the stage was longer and they still had Valparola and the Mür di Giat afterwards, where people lost minutes, the stage was much longer and had more climbing (and altitude) before the Giau, but the weather was nicer.

Anyway, Bernal usually uploads his rides, so we'll probably get his actual numbers.
Caruso's Strava file: https://www.strava.com/activities/5350195321#2831911704198846464

Overall the climbing level at the Giro is high, but clearly not at the WTF levels that we had post-Covid until now. Maybe that's also the effect of riding the Giro with bad weather.
 
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According to Strava he was as fast as Dombrowski/the gc group in 2016. Of course it's hard to compare because that time the stage was longer and they still had Valparola and the Mür di Giat afterwards, where people lost minutes, the stage was much longer and had more climbing (and altitude) before the Giau, but the weather was nicer.

Anyway, Bernal usually uploads his rides, so we'll probably get his actual numbers.
Caruso's Strava file: https://www.strava.com/activities/5350195321#2831911704198846464

Overall the climbing level at the Giro is high, but clearly not at the WTF levels that we had post-Covid until now. Maybe that's also the effect of riding the Giro with bad weather.
I think bernal never shows his numbers in the races.
I agree, the level on the giro is high, but for example, comparing bernal numbers with pogi numbers on tour 2020 or tirreno adriatico, bernal stands no chance against pogi.
 
I think bernal never shows his numbers in the races.
I agree, the level on the giro is high, but for example, comparing bernal numbers with pogi numbers on tour 2020 or tirreno adriatico, bernal stands no chance against pogi.
He has uploaded his ride when he won the stage that finished on the sterrato climb.
The climbing times in this Giro seem a lot more normal and in the line with high level performances that we've seen pre-Covid, I'll say that.
 
According to Strava he was as fast as Dombrowski/the gc group in 2016. Of course it's hard to compare because that time the stage was longer and they still had Valparola and the Mür di Giat afterwards, where people lost minutes, the stage was much longer and had more climbing (and altitude) before the Giau, but the weather was nicer.

Anyway, Bernal usually uploads his rides, so we'll probably get his actual numbers.
Caruso's Strava file: https://www.strava.com/activities/5350195321#2831911704198846464

Overall the climbing level at the Giro is high, but clearly not at the WTF levels that we had post-Covid until now. Maybe that's also the effect of riding the Giro with bad weather.
Tbh I consider Zoncolan to be pretty big performances, it's still beating a 2003 time by some margin. Today, I think the weather factor is more important than the difficulty of the stage, seeing as gaps are in the minutes and Bernal still takes a heap of the record.

it's not beating a 2013 time by 2 minutes+ though, and the fact that it's Caruso cresting at ~40s makes me think there's a few guys not at the Giro who could match this.
 

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