Taylor Phinney wins Dubai Tour stage one time trial

Taylor Phinney wins stage one of the 2014 Dubai Tour

(Image credit: Watson)

Taylor Phinney won the Dubai Tour stage one time trial today to take the first Versace-designed leader’s jersey of the inaugural race.

The 23 year old best BMC teammate Steven Cummings and Lasse Norman Hansen (Garmin-Sharp) to take line honours at the end of the 9.9km circuit in which he reportedly averaged 490 watts over twelve minutes and three seconds. Cummings was 14 seconds adrift with London Olympic omnium champion Hansen a further two seconds in arrears.

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