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Big Weekend for Zipp Racers Around the World

March 17th, 2008

TeamType I’s Shawn Milne took second overall in the Tour de Taiwan. Milne, winner of last year’s race, took first on this year’s Stage 5 on his Orbea machine equipped with Zipp Wheels. Check out TeamType I’s blog for more details and photos.

Zipp athletes took first and second in the time trial at the 43rd Tirreno-Adriatico in Italy. 2-Time World Time Trial Champion Fabian Cancellara of Team CSC won the 26 kilometer time trial with a time of 33’41” riding a 900 disc rear wheel with an 808 front wheel . Team Slipstream Chipotle Powered by H30 rider David Zabriskie, riding a Sub-9 with Power Tap and a 1080 front, captured second, trailing Fabian by 22 seconds. With Cancellara’s time trial victory, he moves himself into first place on the general classification heading into the final 2 stages. Read more at cyclingnews.com

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Kristin Armstrong, of team Cervelo Lifeforce, won the Exeter Time Trial by over 4 minutes! Armstrong is off to Europe to race with her Swiss-based team. Read more at velonews.com

Photo of Shawn Milne courtesy of TeamType I

Photo of Fabian Cancellara courtesy of Tim De Waele