"The 33"-Road Bike Racing - Tour of Quatar team time trial - why no TT bikes?
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03-10-07, 05:17 PM
Was it just too expensive to get them there for one event?
03-10-07, 06:39 PM
Yup. I think some teams had them. I'd have to go back and check the pics.
El Diablo Rojo
03-10-07, 06:45 PM
My guess was that since it was only 6k that they didn't want to bother shipping all the extra equipment.
03-10-07, 08:06 PM
I think I remember T-Mobile having them, but no one else highlighted in the coverage. Funny thing...T-Mobile came in like 6th place or some-such. :rolleyes:
03-10-07, 08:45 PM
On cycling.tv day two there was a comment that there was an agreement not to use aero equipment so as to give the local teams a chance (because they did not have that equipment available to them. As far as I know, this is a stipulation the pro tour teams gladly agreed to).
03-10-07, 08:53 PM
Pretty sure that was to allow the local squads to compete on equal terms.
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