away from the "pack" and Art (off picture), myself, Craig, J.T., and Joe Zamora (in red...not part of our team until 1989) took up chase. We dropped Joe and everyone else, and the four of us pulled away from
We opened up an enormous lead of more than five minutes and it came down to a four-horse race. Unknown to me at the time, Art and I almost broke the paceline many times because we were too aggressive at the front...and I'm difficult to draft from because my profile on the bicycle is very low. The breakaway was so overwhelming that we had a four-man team time trial for the entire race, the only drama being when I clipped a barrier on a turn, and J.T. went down on the last U-turn, but jumped back up and caught up. We all stayed together for 20 miles, none confident enough to try a solo break.
At the finish, Art tried to ride away from us, and I chased him down with J.T. and Craig on my wheel. J.T. came around me in the sprint, and instead of using my aero advantage, I tried to upshift and J.T. pushed ahead at the line