Maxime Monfort competed Stage 11 of the 2010 Tour de France today in 04:50:10. He ranked #148 for the stage. THR's Mark Cavendish won the stage in a sprint. Andy Schleck still holds the yellow jersey with the fastest combined time so far in Le Tour. He is followed by rivals Alberto Contador in second, Samuel Sanchez in third, and Denis Menchov in fourth. Alessandro Petacchi from LAMPRE is now in the Green Jersey, while Jerome Pineau of QuickStep holds the best climber jersey. In...Read Full Story
Maxime Monfort ranked #57 in today's stage of the Tour de France. He completed the ride in 03:34:55. The stage ended in a hotly contested sprint and was won by Alessandro Petacchi. At the end of Stage 4, Maxime Monfort now ranks #35 in the overall general classification. His current GC time is 18:32:01 and he has a total gap of 00:03:06 from Fabian Cancellara. Cancellara currently holds the yellow jersey, followed by Geraint Thomas in second and Cadel Evans in third. Maxime Monfort...Read Full Story
The Monfort Bat Sanctuary is home to 1.8 million Geoffroy’s Rousette fruit bats (Rousettus amplexicaudatus) – the largest known colony of the species in the world. The bats all live in a single cave – guests aren’t allowed to enter, but they can peer over bamboo railings into any of five openings where the seething masses of sleeping fruit bats can be seen coating the cave walls.The bats have made their home in this Samal Island cave for untold generations. They used to roost all around the...Read Full Story
Geoffroy’s Rousette Fruit Bats (Rousettus Amplexicaudatus)Monfort Bat Cave is the world’s largest colony of Geoffroy’s Rousette Fruit Bats (Rousettus Amplexicaudatus) with an estimated 1.8 million bats living in the five remaining caves of Samal Island, to a density of 645 bats per square meter. This distinction was entered into the Guinness Book of World Records as the biggest colony of Geoffrey’s Rousette Fruit Bat in the world. The colony is situated in a 23 hectare protected area of the...Read Full Story
After Stage 2 of the 2012 Tour de France, Fabian Cancellara still holds the yellow jersey at the top of the general classification leaderboard. Bradley Wiggins and Sylvain Chavanel are just 7 seconds behind. Cadel Evans, a favorite for the final podium, is 17 seconds behind.The top 20 riders after Stage 2 are ranked below.Tour de France Standings, After Stage 2 (7/2/2012)
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