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Tylers timetrial wheels(4 posts)

Tylers timetrial wheelsDougSloan
Jul 8, 2003 2:26 PM
FYI -- photo sent to me to post -- Tyler Hamilton's timetrial wheels:
Very snappy looking! I guess they are not ..Live Steam
Jul 8, 2003 3:13 PM
an off the shelf variety are they? The CSC kit and bike combo is certainly among the sharpest looking in the peloton. I am looking forward to seeing their TT kit/bike combo.

I think I am going to have to build myself a TT bike one of these days :O)
Yes, but...Velojon
Jul 8, 2003 11:17 PM
what I'd really like to see/hear is that Riis and Cervelo scrambled to modify Tyler's TT bike with some sort of headshock (aka C'dale Silkroad) setup to help get him through today's stage. I've never broken my collarbone before but I have to think that as bad as it felt the past few days it will feel much worse when it's his elbows making direct contact to the bars as opposed to his hands.
... the rest of the story...Akirasho
Jul 9, 2003 3:54 AM
... this came from an eletter from ZIPP...

World ranked cyclist Tyler Hamilton of Team CSC and his sponsor, Indiana based wheel manufacturing company ZIPP Speed Weaponry, will be donating the wheels used by Hamilton and Team CSC members in the up coming 100th Anniversary Edition of the Tour de France to the American Cancer Society, Great Lakes Division.

The "one of a kind" wheels finished in gold hubs and trim in honor of the 100th Tour de France, represent some of the finest composite and ceramic technology available in the cycling world. They will be autographed by both Hamilton, select team members and CSC team manager, 1996 Tour de France winner, Bjarne Riis, and are embossed with the Society logo.

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Hamilton left his post as Lance Armstrong's lieutenant at the end of the 2001 season after being offered the leadership position at Team CSC. During his final year at US Postal he helped Lance secure the Tour de France victory and personally won the five day Tour of Dauphine.

"We feel fortunate to have this exciting opportunity," said Rick Whitten, Vice President of Major Gifts and Planned Giving for the American Cancer Society, Great Lakes Division. "We are thrilled that Mr. Hamilton selected our organization to be the benefactor of such a generous gift."

Proceeds from the 100th year of the Tour de France commemorative wheel set will go to support the American Cancer Society Cancer survivor's scholarship fund.

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As the Tour de France, July 5-27, 2003 approaches; Team CSC is ranked in the Worlds Top Ten and Hamilton is sitting atop the points rankings after his early wins at Liege-Bastonge-Liege and the Tour of Romandie. Hamilton is the first American ever to win Liege, the oldest cycling classic in the world.

For more information about cancer, call the American Cancer Society as 1-800-ACS-2345 or www.cancer.org.

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The American Cancer Society is the nationwide, community-based, voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives and diminishing suffering from cancer, through research, education, advocacy, and service.

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Contact: Kelly Turner, Communications Specialist, American Cancer Society for information about this press release at (317) 280-6628.
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For information about this or other ZIPP products, contact: Bill Vance, National Sales Manager, ZIPP Speed Weaponry at (800) 447-8372 or visit ZIPP on the web at: www.zipp.com

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