Skip to main content

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.

Thank you for reading 5 articles this month*

Join now for unlimited access

Enjoy your first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

*Read 5 free articles per month without a subscription

after your trial you will be billed £4.99 $7.99 €5.99 per month, cancel anytime. Or sign up for one year for just £49 $79 €59

Join now for unlimited access

Try your first month for just £1 / $1 / €1