The start order, teams will depart at 3 minute intervals (click to enlarge):
I'm expecting a mega-battle for the Maglia Rosa between mega-teams BMC and Sky; BMC currently holds the pink jersey with Taylor Phinney by a slender 9 second lead over Geraint Thomas of Sky. Cavendish, who had some very bad road rash was able to train today on the course, said it hurt to shower:
Phinney of BMC needed three stitches to close the wound to his right ankle. He has said he will race tomorrow.
Here the Sky mechanic, Diego Costa, talks about aspects of the Pinarello Graal TT bikes and their preparation, including the geometry, the sculpted downtube for aerodynamics, the behind the fork front brake, the measurements to comply with the UCI rules, and the Shimano electronic shifters on the handlebars and the aerobars:
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