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Cervélo Wins 2012 Giro d’Italia Under Ryder Hesjedal of Team Garmin-Barracuda
ervélo has made history again, helping Team Garmin-Barracuda’s Ryder Hesjedal become the first Canadian to win a Grand Tour with his victory in the 2012 Giro d’Italia.
“We are enormously proud of Ryder Hesjedal and all of Team Garmin-Barracuda,”
Hesjedal’s journey to victory began with a solid performance in the opening prologue, where he finished ahead of the other GC contenders aboard his Cervélo P5, which he rode again in the Team Time Trial, a stage Team Garmin-Barracuda won. When the race hit the high mountains of the Alps and Dolomites, Hesjedal turned to the Cervélo R5ca. On the final stage of the race, a time trial in Milan, Hesjedal once again rode the Cervélo P5, finishing 45 seconds ahead of his closest GC rival to claim the winner’s maglia rosa.
To learn more about the features that define the Cervélo P5 visit www.p5simplyfaster.com
To learn more about the R5ca, visit www.cervelo.com/
For more information on Cervélo, please contact Mark Riedy at 415.302.2923;
Phil White and Gérard Vroomen founded Cervélo in 1995 when their design for a new time trial bicycle failed to garner interest from traditional bicycle manufacturers. Today, Cervélo is the largest triathlon bike manufacturer in the world and partner with the world’s most established and successful triathlon team, Team TBB and one of the world’s top pro road cycling teams, Team Garmin-Barracuda.
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