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Race tech: Tour de France, July 13, 2008

Team Columbia's Kim Kirchen headed out for stage 8
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Teammate Kanstantsin Siutsou used the same rims
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Alternatively, Marcus Burghardt
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There were no decals on Burghardt's wheels
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Speedster Gerald Ciolek went with a set of Lightweights
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As if that already weren't enough
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ůand shallow-section ones, too.
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Can't figure out how to attach that magnet?
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Carlos Sastre (CSC-Saxo Bank) goes elliptical
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Sastre may have permission from the team and FSA
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Agritubel's Geoffrey Lequatre
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Quick.Step's Stijn Devolder
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The team's wheels are actually a hybrid
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This rim looks to be borrowed
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The rear hub, though, is definitely a Roval
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Devolder's front wheel is a tubular version
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Material is milled away in between the spokes
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The carbon-bodied front hub
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Other Quick.Step team members
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Devolder was also sporting Specialized's new carbon cages.
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Devolder runs surprisingly little handlebar drop
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But what about those shoes?
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