Tuesday, September 30, 2014
YOLO COUNTY NEWS
99 CENTS

Wiggins wins Stage 2, takes over Tour of California lead

By
From page B8 | May 13, 2014 |

0513tourW

Team Sky's Bradley Wiggins pedals to a Stage 2 victory at the Tour of California. The individual time trial stage was contested in Folsom. Mark Adkison/Hors Categorie Photography. For more photos of the Tour of California, visit http://hcphoto.smugmug.com.

FOLSOM — Bradley Wiggins of Britain, the 2012 Tour de France winner and Olympic time trial gold medalist, powered to a 44-second victory Monday in the Stage 2 individual time trial and moved into the race lead at the Tour of California.

Wiggins (SKY), the 98th rider in the field of 128, completed the flat 12.5-mile course in 23 minutes and 18 seconds at an average speed of 32.16 mph.

Rohan Dennis (Garmin-Sharp) of Australia, who finished about one hour prior to Wiggins, was second in 24:02.

American Taylor Phinney (BMC) was third in 24:10.

Wiggins, 34, leads the eight-day race by 44 seconds over Dennis and 52 seconds over Phinney.

“I’m in really good shape,” Wiggins said. “I’m a bit ahead of where I was in 2012 for the Tour de France. So far, so good. You have to plan your races and so far it’s been better than I planned.”

Alison Powers of the United States (UnitedHealthcare) claimed the earlier 20-rider women’s time trial, held on the same course, in 27:40.

Mark Cavendish of Britain (Omega Pharma Quick-Step), who held the first-day lead after his sprint win in Stage 1, finished 27th in Stage 2.

Phinney, who was a co-favorite in the stage, fell behind quickly at the halfway time check and couldn’t make up time.

“I thought I could have done better, but I’m not really a hot weather rider,” Phinney said. “But I did the best as I could and that’s what it is all about. So I have to be satisfied.”

Wiggins hadn’t ridden in the Tour of California since 2008. But instead of racing in the Tour of Italy, Wiggins had focused on the event in the preparation for the Tour de France.

“It was a really fast course,” Wiggins said. “I take it one day at a time. It will be a tough day (Tuesday) in the heat.”

Temperatures reached the mid-80s in Stage 2, but the heat is expected to increase Tuesday in Stage 3 which concludes with a mountaintop finish on Mt. Diablo.

“I’ll keep drinking water and I am used to the heat. But there’s only so much the human body can take.”

The eight-day race continues Tuesday with the 108.5-mile San Jose to Mt. Diablo road race.

Comments

comments

The Associated Press

.

News

Man on a mission: transform Davis

By Dave Ryan | From Page: A1 | Gallery

 
Poppenga outlines ambitious agenda

By Jeff Hudson | From Page: A1 | Gallery

Cool Davis Festival is très chill

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A1 | Gallery

 
Sanity phase begins in Daniel Marsh trial

By Lauren Keene | From Page: A1

Council looks at granny-flat revision

By Dave Ryan | From Page: A1

 
Find the perfect club or organization to join

By Enterprise staff | From Page: C2 | Gallery

Brown allows new local development financing tools

By The Associated Press | From Page: A2

 
California becomes first state to ban plastic bags

By The Associated Press | From Page: A2

Standing In: Is the therapy for them, or me?

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A2

 
California exhausts initial firefighting budget

By The Associated Press | From Page: A2

Forum examines Props. 1 and 2 on November ballot

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A3

 
Register to vote by Oct. 20

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A4

 
Assembly candidates will be at Woodland forum

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A4

 
Pets of the week

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A4 | Gallery

California approves landmark ‘yes means yes’ law

By The Associated Press | From Page: A4

 
TSA bomb training may be noisy

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A4

Try out basic yoga on Thursday

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A4

 
DCC welcomes students with free lunch

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A4

Gibson House hosts plant sale and garden event

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A4

 
Fraud Awareness Fair set Oct. 15 in West Sac

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A5

UCD, University College Dublin will cooperate on food, health

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A5

 
Accessibility technology on exhibit at fair

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A5

Covell Gardens breakfast benefits Komen Foundation

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A5

 
Put your hoes down and celebrate the harvest

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A5 | Gallery

Panelists discuss raising children with special needs

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A5

 
Number of wheels: How many bicycles do you have in your household?

By Enterprise staff | From Page: C5 | Gallery

DCC hosts fair-trade gift sale on Oct. 11

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A5

 
Downtown history tour planned in October

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A5

Emerson gives away old textbooks

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A5

 
Woodland PD seeks volunteers for ViP program

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A7

 
DMTC makes musical theater accessible to everyone

By Bev Sykes | From Page: C9 | Gallery

Take home a wreath from Davis Flower Arrangers’ meeting

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A10

 
Snapshot: A night out with the neighbors

By Enterprise staff | From Page: C10

Davis school names reflect interesting history

By Jeff Hudson | From Page: C12

 
Snapshot: Plenty of places to park it

By Enterprise staff | From Page: C14

Snapshot: Dive into Davis fun

By Enterprise staff | From Page: C15

 
Snapshot: Kick garbage to the curb

By Enterprise staff | From Page: C16

Snapshot: Sounds like a party

By Enterprise staff | From Page: C17

 
.

Forum

It takes two to lambada

By Creators Syndicate | From Page: B5

 
He seems happy at home

By Creators Syndicate | From Page: B5

Marsh case shows need for ‘Maupin’s Law’

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A6

 
The great bedtime conspiracy

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A6

They’re best-prepared to lead

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A6

 
Vibrant and hard-working

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A6

Tom Meyer cartoon

By Debbie Davis | From Page: A6

 
Archer has the right stuff

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A6

Get on your bikes to meet Davis’ greenhouse gas goals

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A6

 
.

Sports

‘Playoff game’ or missed chance? Either way the Aggies move on

By Bruce Gallaudet | From Page: B1 | Gallery

 
Devils move atop league standings with win

By Evan Ream | From Page: B1 | Gallery

 
Only 15 months out of UCD, Runas off to LPGA Tour

By Bruce Gallaudet | From Page: B1 | Gallery

Davis golfers get teaching moments in forfeit win

By Enterprise staff | From Page: B1

 
Two Junior Blue Devil squads emerge victorious

By Enterprise staff | From Page: B2

 
.

Features

.

Arts

I-House film series continues with ‘Monsieur Lazhar’

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A9

 
‘Art Farm’ exhibition will open in Woodland

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A9

Pleasant Valley Boys cool down Picnic in the Park

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A9 | Gallery

 
Acclaimed guitarist Peppino D’Agostino to play The Palms

By Landon Christensen | From Page: A9

 
Woodland artist hosts event at her new studio

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A9

.

Business

.

Obituaries

Danelle Evelyn Watson

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A4

 
Michael Allen Hanks Baxter

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A4

Anne Elizabeth Elbrecht

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A4

 
.

Comics

Comics: Tuesday, September 30, 2014 (set 1)

By Creator | From Page: B5

 
Comics: Tuesday, September 30, 2014 (set 2)

By Creator | From Page: B7