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Tinkoff seeks HED advantage for 2016 time trials

Tinkoff seeks HED advantage for 2016 time trials

Tinkoff partners with HED for time trial wheels this year HED wheels have often been the choice of professional cyclists at the most important races, even though they might not always have been officially endorsed. For the 2016 season Tinkoff, the team of Alberto Contador and Peter Sagan, has signed up HED as an official partner for its time trial wheels.

Tinkoff will continue to use Roval wheels, supplied by Specialized, for all regular road stages. But for races against the clock, and this year’s Tour de France features two time trial stages, it’ll switch to HED wheels. The team will have at its disposal HED’s GT3, H3 Plus, Hed Stinger Disc and Jet Plus Disc.

HED wheels have long been regarded as at the cutting-edge of aero wheel design, and it’s this reason that Tinkoff has signed up HED. “In our opinion and within our knowledge, HED provides the best, most reliable and aerodynamic time-trial wheels in the market,’ declares Ricardo Scheidecker, Technical Director of Tinkoff.

“Bearing this in mind, we believe we have the fastest time-trial wheels available, so we’re definitely confident our riders will get that extra edge thanks to HED in this year’s time-trials. We are proud to […]

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