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Tour of Utah - NE

Utah, USA, August 7-12, 2006

2005 results     Stage List   Start List

The Stages

  • Stage 1 - August 7: NuSkin Road Race, 168 km
  • Stage 2 - August 8: Provo - Tooele, 149 km
  • Stage 3 - August 9: Heber ITT, 12.7 km
  • Stage 4 - August 10: Provo - Mt. Nebo., 151 km
  • Stage 5 - August 11: Salt Lake City circuit race, 68 km
  • Stage 6 - August 12: Deer Valley - Snowbird, 183 km

Tour of Utah aspires to be the third great American stage race

With the impressive ambition to rank as a test alongside recent high-profile American stafe races the Tour de Georgia and the Tour of California, the six-stage Tour of Utah kicks off Monday, August 7th in Provo, Utah.

Created by brothers Jason, Scott, and Michael Preston (all licensed USCF cyclists) - who realized that the alpine climbing that makes European competitive stage racing the toughest in the world was nearly identical to the mountain passes that are ridden by local Utah athletes every day - the Tour of Utah challenges racers with 730-kilometers of road racing, criteriums and a time trial before finishing with a brutal 183-kilometer road race that ends at the 7,800 foot Snowbird Ski resort in Little Cottonwood Canyon, Utah.

The race started in 2004 as the four-day Thanksgiving Point Stage Race and Cycling Festival. In the event’s inaugural year, the three Preston brothers not only organized and promoted the event but also competed. In 2005, the Thanksgiving Point Stage Race was rebranded the Tour of Utah to better represent the end goal of bringing state-wide stage racing to Utah. With the help of the Utah Sports Commission, Larry H. Miller Sandy Subaru, Thanksgiving Point, and a host of other supporting sponsors, the first annual Tour of Utah drew a full Pro/1/2 field and hosted nearly 500 competitors from across the United States in a six-stage event that spanned Salt Lake, Utah, and Juab counties.

After a successful 2005 event, the Preston borthers realized that the Tour of Utah had potential to become one of the grand American Tours; alongside the Tour de Georgia and the newer, yet tremendously successful Tour of California. With every intention of growing the event organically, Three Peaks invited local cycling pro Burke Swindlehurst to assist in the planning of a race that is now deemed America’s “toughest tour.” The 2006 Tour of Utah is poised to showcase “epic” climbs, exhilarating sprints, and city circuit courses that are challenging yet easily accessible to the public.

In addition to race courses that are some of the toughest in North America, we are excited to welcome top professional teams that competed in both the Tour de Georgia and the Tour of California. You can rest assured that as you stand at the finish line at Snowbird Summer Resort, you will watch one of the “toughest” competitive cyclists on this continent raise his hands in victory as he is crowned the winner of the Tour of Utah.

Start list

 Navigators Insurance                Toyota United
 
5 Sergey Lagutin (Uzb)              11 Chris Baldwin (USA)
2 Glen Chadwick (Aus)               12 Chris Wherry (USA)
3 Cesar Grajales (Col)              13 Justin England (USA)
4 Valeriy Kobzarenko (Ukr)          14 Stefano Barberi (Bra)
6 Phil Zajicek (USA)                15 Chris Stockburger (USA)
7 Burke Swindlehurst (USA)          16 Joshua Thornton (USA)
 
 Health Net Presented By Maxxis      Team Tiaa-Cref
 
21 Scott Moninger (USA)             31 Michael Creed (USA)
22 Jeff Louder (USA)                32 Michael Friedman (USA)
24 Douglas Ollerenshaw (USA)        33 Steven Cozza (USA)
25 Kirk O'Bee (USA)                 34 Blake Caldwell (USA)
26 Michael Sayers (USA)             35 Thomas Peterson (USA)
                                    36 Timmy Duggan (USA)
 
 Kodakgallery.Com/Sierra Nevada      Symmetrics Cycling
 
41 Jesse Anthony (USA)              51 Eric Wohlberg (Can)
42 Mike Dietrich (USA)              52 Jacob Erker (Can)
43 Dominique Perras (Can)           53 Andrew Pinfold (Can)
44 David Robinson (USA)             54 Cameron Evans (Can)
45 Scott Zwizanski (USA)            55 Brandon Chrichton (Can)
46 Jason Allen (USA)                56 Andrew Randell (Can)
 
 Priority Health                     Team Successful Living
 
61 Glen Mitchell (NZl)              71 Drew Miller (USA)
62 Tom Zirbel (USA)                 72 Ryan Yee (USA)
63 Brian Sheedy (USA)               73 Alexi Martinez (USA)
64 Jacob Rytlewski (USA)            74 Daniel Ramsey (USA)
65 Omar Kem (USA)                   75 Curtis Gunn (USA)
66 Dan Timmerman (USA)              76 Bryson Perry (USA)
 
 Team Einstein's Cycling             Team 101.9 The End
 
81 Jason Donald (USA)               91 Dave Harward (USA)
82 Jonathan Garcia (USA)            92 Todd Hageman (USA)
83 Joby Siciliano (USA)             93 Eric Pardyjak (USA)
84 Cory Collier (USA)               94 Skyler Bingham (USA)
85 Ryan Hamity (USA)                95 Alex Rock (USA)
86 Clayton Barrows (USA)            96 Jesse Gordon (USA)
 
 Sienna Dev/Goble Knee Clinic        California Giant Strawberries
 
101 Ryan Barrett (USA)              111 John Hunt (USA)
102 Sandy Perrins (USA)             112 James Mattis (USA)
103 Kirk Eck (USA)                  113 Kevin Rowe (USA)
104 Daniel Wilson (USA)             114 Mike Telega (USA)
105 Thomas Cooke (USA)              115 Max Jenkins (USA)
                                    116 Chris Lieto (USA)
 
 Vitamin Cottage                     BMC Racing
 
122 Charles Coyle (USA)             131 Scott Nydam (USA)
123 Mitchell Moreman (USA)          132 Jacob Rosenbarger (USA)
124 Jared Berger (USA)              133 David Rodriguez (USA)
125 Chris Brennan (USA)             134 Owen Laine (USA)
126 Craig Mccartney (USA)           135 Ken Hanson (USA)
                                    136 Nathan Miller (USA)
 
 Broadmark                           KJZZ - Pro Composite Team
 
141 Adam Curry (USA)                151 Andrew Bajadali (USA)
143 Calvin Allen (USA)              152 Matt Cooke (USA)
145 Evan Lawrence (USA)             153 Christopher Jones (USA)
146 Mark Santurbane (USA)           154 Zachary Grabowski (USA)
                                    155 Ian Ayers (USA)
                                    156 Neil Shirley (USA)