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Slipstream Wins Opening TTT in Giro; Vande Velde in Pink!

May 11, 2008

American Christian Vande Velde crossed the line first as Team Slipstream Chipotle Powered by H30 scorched the opening team time trial of the Giro Italia. The team was equipped with the fastest race wheels in the universe, riding 808 or 1080 front wheels with disc wheels of the 900 or Sub-9 variety on the back. For more visit the team's website at www.slipstreamsports.com.

Team CSC, also on Zipp wheels, finished second in the TTT, just six seconds behind Slipstream. Chris Anker Sørensen holds the white jersey as the tour's best young rider.

Photos Courtesy of Tim De Waele