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Continental AG Business Unit Two Wheel Tour de France 2011
Continental AG Business Unit Two Wheel Tour de France 2011 – Results Overall Winner - Yellow Jersey: Cadel Evans, BMC Racing Green Jersey – best sprinter 1 st : Mark Cavendish, HTC Highroad 2 nd : Joaquim Jose Rojas, Movistar 3rd: Philippe Gilbert, Omega-Pharma Lotto
Continental AG Business Unit Two Wheel 5 out of 22 Teams equipped with Continental tires made in Korbach BMC Racing (SUI) HTC Highroad (USA) Katusha (RUS) Movistar (ESP) Omega-Pharma Lotto (BEL) 45 out of 198 riders started the Tour on Continental bicycle tires 21 stages and 3,430km in total 11 stages won by Continental riders (52%) 10x ranked second 6x ranked third This resulted in 27 out of 63 podiums (43%) Tour de France 2011 – Facts and Figures
Continental AG Business Unit Two Wheel “Maillot Jaune” – best rider overall – Cadel Evans (BMC Racing) Winner of stage #4 2 nd place at both time trails (stage #1 and the decisive stage #20) 2x 3rd place (stage # 8 and #18) Green Jersey – best sprinter, most points – Mark Cavendish (HTC) Winner of 5 stages (in total 20 stages won at Tour de France in the past years) Joaquim Jose Rojas (Movistar) 2 nd overall (3x 3 rd place) Philippe Gilbert (Omega-Pharma Lotto) 3rd overall (1x 1st place, 2x 2nd) Andre Greipel (Omega-Pharma Lotto) won 1 stage, ranked 2 nd at last stage Dotted Jersey – best climbers 3 rd place for Jelle Vanendert, Omega-Pharma Lotto Decisive Time Trail (stage #20) – Tony Martin (HTC Highroad) 2 nd place for Cadel Evans with 0:07min back, but 2:31min faster than Andy Schleck Tour de France 2011 – Facts and Figures
Continental AG Business Unit Two Wheel Tour de France 2011 – Facts and Figures Tony Martin – HTC Highroad winner of time trail, stage #20 Andre Greipel – Omega-Pharma Lotto 1 st German stage winner at Tour 2012 (stage #10) Mark Cavendish (HTC Highroad) became 2nd
Continental AG Business Unit Two Wheel Competition 22mm (Race tubular) Standard race tire for professional racers Apparently Cadel Evans did ALL stages on this tire, even the last time trail Some riders are also using the 25mm version Podium TT, 22mm (Race tubular) Specialist tire for time trails Slick tire in the tread area, rough shoulders Vectran breaker for high protection Grand Prix 4000 RS and Grand Prix TT Ltd. (Road tire) GP 4000 RS is test winner 2010 (Tour magazine) GP TT Ltd. is a completely new tire to be launched this year Tony Martin used the GP 4000RS as a front tire and a Podium TT version at the rear tire for the victory of the 42.5km long time trail (stage#20) Tour de France 2011 – Products
Continental AG Business Unit Two Wheel The finest racing tubular with Vectran The improved reference for professional road racing Further improved dry grip with excellent wet traction Very high puncture resistance, low weight and lowest rolling resistance due to the all new Vectran breaker High comfort with very high mileage Technology Tread compound with Silica-Compound-Technology 3 carcass plies with Vectran anti-puncture breaker
Continental AG Business Unit Two Wheel Podium TT The time machine. TT stands for time trial. Entire tours are decided in the fight against the clock. This is reason enough to offer particularly fast tyres. While it was conceived as a time trial tyre, the Podium TT is also very popular with professionals for normalraces. The reason for this is its construction. Thanks to the latest Black Chili Compound, this chrono specialist, availablein 19 mm and 22 mm width, is not only super fast, but its VectranBreaker offers excellent puncture prevention. In addition, the 22 mm width version of the Podium is lightweight at only 205 g. A low weight means low rotation energy. The thickness of the tread was reduced to 0.7 mm, which is still enough for a few tough race days. The ultrafast slick tread shows how fast it really is even when it’s not moving.
Continental AG Business Unit Two Wheel GrandPrix TT Ltd Nothing’s Faster! The Grand Prix TT is in the same category as the Podium TT Tubular: A real TimeTrial Tire with limited mileage and extreme performance. The purpose of this tire is immediately apparent. The smooth center saves the last seconds, and the roughened shoulders provide grip in curves. Thanks to the reduced tread and BlackChili compound, this tire is ultra – lightweight and unbelievably fast. Also featuring a Vectran® breaker for puncture protection. The new TimeTrial Weapon - Made in Germany. Technology: 3 / 330 tpi Vectran Breaker BlackChiliCompound 180gr Reduced Mileage Limited
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