Team Rabobank's best time of Stage 2 has fallen, as the loaded Garmin-Cervelo team have met expectations and passed the finish line in the best time of the afternoon so far, beating Rabobank by a considerably margin in a time of 24:48. With riders like Thor Hushovd, David Zabriskie and David Millar, a great finish in the team time trial was the expectation for Garmin-Cervelo, but they have a serious threat behind them in Team Sky.
Sky also have a team of fantastic time trialists with Bradley Wiggins, Geraint Thomas and Edvald Boasson Hagen, the national time trial champion of Norway. They should be somewhere in the vicinity of Garmin-Cervelo's time at the end, but there's no indication yet of whether or not they'll be able to win the stage. At the nine kilometer checkpoint, Sky had the better time, but they bettered their rivals by less than a second at that distance.
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