Taylor Phinney wins third career US National Time Trial Championship title

The BMC rider beat Tom Zibel of Rally Cycling by 1-10 to claim his third national TT crown

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Taylor Phinney showed he has recaptured some of his old form after recovering from his serious leg injury in 2014, taking a third career victory in the US National Time Trial Championships.

The 25-year-old BMC rider finished 1-10 ahead of Rally Cycling's Tom Zibel on the 51km course in Winston-Salem, logging an unbeatable time of 1-02-45.

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Richard Windsor

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Richard is digital editor of Cycling Weekly. Joining the team in 2013, Richard became editor of the website in 2014 and coordinates site content and strategy, leading the news team in coverage of the world's biggest races and working with the tech editor to deliver comprehensive buying guides, reviews, and the latest product news.

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