SLIPSTREAM WINS GIRO D’ITALIA TEAM TIME TRIAL

Christian Vandevelde Giro stage 1 2008 team time trial
(Image credit: GRAHAM WATSON)

Slipstream won the opening team time trial at the Giro d?Italia on Saturday, with Christian Vande Velde crossing the line first and taking the first maglia rosa of the 2008 'corsa rosa'.

Slipstream blasted round the technical but slippery 23.6km course, stopping the clock with a time of 26-32.

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