Tinkoff's TTT "disaster"

"It is indeed disaster! A damn 0.043 second," said Tinkoff Credit Systems team owner Oleg Tinkov to Cyclingnews Monday morning in reaction to his boys' performance in the Eindhoven team time trial the day before. The eight-man team had given it all it had, using Russian-school time trialling tactics, but it fell short to CSC by less than one second.

Denmark-based CSC took the 48.6-kilometre run for a second year in a row with a team that is building for the Tour de France, including American David Zabriskie. However, Tinkov believed he hand the boys to make the difference.

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