PBP Stats

The qualification on all these times is that they are based solely on the PBP system.
Apologies to Ivo Miesen that I’ve only been able to include his half way time, as I have no idea whether any of his stage times are correct.

Ray Ellis (The 7th PBP helper)

Average speeds (KPH) across whole event – including breaks

Martin Lucas 20.1
Mel Kirkland 18.1
Mike Ellison 14.8
Steve Ayres 14.7
Darlene Rini 14.7
John Williams 14.7
Peter Turnball 14.1
Mark Green 14.0
John Davies 13.8
Andrew Deaner 13.8
Ian Oliver 13.7
Yoshi Sekido 13.7
Dennis Falvey 13.7
Liam Fitzpatrick 13.6
Bob McDowell 13.6
Mark Brooking 13.1

Comparative times to Brest (HH:MM)

26:27 Martin Lucas
29:51 Mel Kirkland
33:45 Steve Ayres
33:45 Darlene Rini
33:46 John Williams
34:40 Mike Ellison
28:49 Peter Turnball
39:57 Ian Oliver
40:15 John Davies
40:16 Liam Fitzpatrick
40:35 Yoshi Sekido
40:38 Andrew Deaner
40:45 Ray Kelly
40:48 Dennis Falvey
40:54 Bob McDowell
41:08 Ivo Miesen
41:37 Mark Green
41:54 Tim Wainwright
42:21 Minoru Mitsuomoto
42:52 Norman Lazarus
43:42 Mark Brooking

Comparative times to Paris (HH:MM)

60:41 Martin Lucas
67:31 Mel Kirkland
82:49 Steve Ayres
82:51 Darlene Rini
82:52 John Williams
82:30 Mike Ellison
86:26 Peter Turnball
87:28 Mark Green
88:19 Andrew Deaner
88:42 John Davies
89:08 Ian Oliver
89:23 Dennis Falvey
89:25 Yoshi Sekido
89:40 Bob McDowell
89:58 Liam Fitzpatrick
93:29 Mark Brooking

Stage speeds

Villaines
Martin Lucas 28.6 Mel Kirkland 27.0 John Williams 24.7 Steve Ayres 24.6

Fougeres
Martin Lucas 22.7 Mel Kirkland 22.7 Mike Ellison 21.2 Darlene Rini 21.2

Tinteniac
Andrew Deaner 21.3 Mel Kirkland 20.8 Martin Lucas 20.6 Mike Ellison 19.3

Loudeac
Martin Lucas 21.7 Mel Kirkland 21.0 Darlene Rini 20.9 John Williams 20.2

Carhaix
Martin Lucas 17.9 Mel Kirkland 14.5 Darlene Rini 12.4 Akiko Kawachi 11.3

Brest
Martin Lucas 21.6 Yoshi Sekido 18.9 Steve Ayres 18.3 John Williams 18.2

Carhaix – Return
Andrew Deaner 19.4 Mike Ellison 16.7 Dennis Falvey 16.2 Bob McDowell 16.2

Loudeac – Return
Mel Kirkland 22.6 Martin Lucas 17.8 John Davies 16.5 John Williams 12.5

Tinteniac – Return
Martin Lucas 19.8 Mel Kirkland 17.4 Dennis Falvey 18.2 Ray Kelly 10.1

Fougeres – Return
Mike Ellison 21.3 Mel Kirkland 20.1 Mark Green 19.8 John Williams 19.7

Villaines – Return
Martin Lucas 22.4 Mark Green 18.7 Mel Kirkland 18.2 Andrew Deaner 17.7

Montagne – Return
Martin Lucas 21.2 Mark Green 16.6 Peter Turnball 14.5 Ian Oliver 12.9

Dreux – Return
Martin Lucas 18.1 Mel Kirkland 16.7 Liam Fitzpatrick 11.3 Ian Oliver 11.1

Paris – Arrivee
Martin Lucas 19.4 Mel Kirkland 18.1 Yoshi Sekido 15.6 Ian Oliver 14.4

Fastest stage speed: Martin Lucas, Paris-Villaines, 28.6 kph

Bob Macdowall passed on the following stats from the organisers
5317 riders started
3703 riders finished

Female: Starters 354 – Finishers 219
Male: Starters 4963 – Finishers 3884

Abandons by control
Villaines 35
Fougeres 65
Tinteniac 83
Loudeac 97
Carhaix 365
Brest 142
Carhaix – Return 151
Loudeac – Return 89
Tinteniac – Return 86
Fougeres – Return 58
Villaines – Return 84
Montagne – Return 113
Dreux – Return 38
Paris – Arrivee 20

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