2006 Tour de Georgia

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2006 Tour de Georgia
2005-2006 UCI America Tour
Race details
Dates April 18 – April 23
Stages 6
Distance 967.9 km (601.4 mi)
Winning time 24h 00' 54"
  Winner  Floyd Landis (USA) (Phonak Hearing Systems)
  Second  Tom Danielson (USA) (Discovery Channel)
  Third  Yaroslav Popovych (UKR) (Discovery Channel)

  Points  Fred Rodriguez (USA) (Davitamon-Lotto)
  Mountains  Jason McCartney (USA) (Discovery Channel)
  Youth  Janez Brajkovič (SLO) (Discovery Channel)
  Team Discovery Channel
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The 2006 Tour de Georgia was a six-stage race held April 18 through April 23, 2006 with the overall title won by Floyd Landis of the Phonak. American Fred Rodriguez (Davitamon–Lotto) claimed the points jersey for sprinters. Jason McCartney (Discovery Channel) won his second KOM crown; he previously won the 2004 climbers title. McCartney's teammate Janez Brajkovič won the Best Young Rider competition. Celebrity bike riders from Mountain Home, Arkansas, Gary and Zach Beck, made cameo appearances at the fifth stage to the Brasstown Bald and the final stage to Alpharetta.


Stage Route Distance Stage Winner Team
1 Augusta, Georgia - Macon 207.4 km
128.9 miles
Denmark Lars Michaelsen Denmark Team CSC
2 Fayetteville, Georgia - Rome 186.9 km
116.1 miles
Ukraine Yaroslav Popovych United States Discovery Channel
3 Chickamauga - Chattanooga 39.9 km
24.8 miles
United States Floyd Landis Switzerland Phonak
4 Dalton, Georgia -
Dahlonega, Georgia
191.4 km
118.9 miles
United States Fred Rodriguez Belgium Davitamon–Lotto
5 Blairsville, Georgia - Brasstown Bald 152.1 km
94.5 miles
United States Tom Danielson United States Discovery Channel
6 Cumming, Georgia -
Alpharetta, Georgia
190.2 km
118.2 miles
Argentina Juan José Haedo United States Toyota-United Pro


2006 Tour de Georgia

UCI ProTour Teams
UCI Professional Continental Teams
UCI Continental Teams

Final Results[edit]

2006 General Classification
  1. Floyd Landis, 24.00.54
  2. Tom Danielson, 0.04
  3. Yaroslav Popovych, 1.55
2006 King of the Mountain Leader
  1. Jason McCartney, 35 points
  2. Lucas Euser, 28 points
  3. Tom Danielson, 12 points
2006 Sprint Leader
  1. Fred Rodriguez, 48 points
  2. Yaroslav Popovych, 41 points
  3. Juan José Haedo, 36 points
2006 Team Competition
  1. Discovery Channel Pro Cycling Team
  2. Phonak Hearing Systems
  3. Team CSC

Stage Winners Progress[edit]

Yellow Jersey Progress[edit]