Lampre-Merida was thrilled with their unexpected results of the Stage 4 TTT in Nice having finished 8th and only 25 seconds from winner ORICA GreenEDGE.
They attributed their success to riding a perfect TTT, one of the best performance ever by Saronni's team; the Merida bikes which they described as amazing and use of special cooling jerseys during their warm-ups provided by Champion System who is their jersey supplier.
The special jerseys were refrigerated prior to their use and kept the riders cool in their warm-ups leading up to the start. A photo of the jersey:
The end result of the impressive TTT is that Damiano Cunego, the team leader, didn't lose any major time to the GC contendors; he's only a few seconds behind Froome and Contador.
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