Fastest. TTT. Ever.

With the wind at their backs, riders in this year's Tour de France team time trial smashed all previous speed records. As mentioned above, the Italian Gewiss team held the record with a 54.93 km/h team TT in 1995, but Discovery's 57.32 km/h doesn't just break the record, it smashes it into little pieces and recycles it as aerodynamic water bottles.

In fact all but eight teams in yesterday's time trial broke the previous speed record. For Tour trivia buffs, here are the average speeds for all 21 teams.

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