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Do team cars follow during a time trial.(3 posts)

Do team cars follow during a time trial.snowman3
Jul 26, 2002 11:47 AM
During normal stage races a support car is available to fix flats, swap bikes, etc. What happens if you flat during an individual time trial?
Team cars follow... (nm)legs
Jul 26, 2002 11:49 AM
Yes, team cars follow during a time trial.Chris
Jul 26, 2002 12:08 PM
Jalabert got a flat on the last ITT. His mechanic for some crazy reason tried to swap wheels, rather than just giving him a new bike. You could tell Jalabert was a little frustrated when he chucked his bike against his team car. Ouch!

So yes, the support car is allowed to follow as in a normal stage.

Chris