While I was never a good enough rider to have raced the T of S, I did work the Campagnolo pit on a few occasions in the early 80's. My one notable memory involved a race in which there were so many crashes that we went through every spare Campy wheel in the inventory, including all the wheels on the 6 spare bikes. At the end of the race we were handing out wheels that other riders had brought to the pit for spares. Total chaos.
West Deptford, NJ