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New Felt Aero Bike

We have noticed what seems to be an all-new aero motorbike from Felt (Symbol credit score: Josh Croxton)
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This one belongs to Leigh Ann Ganzar. It seems to have a brand new seat-junction cluster space… (Symbol credit score: Josh Croxton)
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…and semi-integrated cabling. (Symbol credit score: Josh Croxton)
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The mechanics get little by the use of credit score, however they have been busy right here on the Excursion Down Underneath (Symbol credit score: Colin Levitch)
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With round 100 race-days in line with 12 months, getting motorcycles race-ready is a unending process (Symbol credit score: Colin Levitch)
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Gluing tubs is a commonplace sight on a WorldTour mechanic’s to do listing and each and every mechanic has their very own most popular manner. Deceuninck QuickStep use previous bidons… (Symbol credit score: Josh Croxton)
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While different groups want easy ketchup bottles for his or her narrower nozzles (Symbol credit score: Josh Croxton)
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You most likely should not document carbon dropouts at house, those guys know what they are doing (Symbol credit score: Josh Croxton)
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No longer simply riders have their names stickered onto their gear (Symbol credit score: Josh Croxton)
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Reasonably than discovering a socket, an influence financial institution may also be an effective way to rate your energy meter whilst at the transfer (Symbol credit score: Josh Croxton)
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The Fumpa hand-held compressor – nice for race-day tyre inflation (Symbol credit score: Josh Croxton)
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Ever questioned what tyre pressures the professional groups run? It is 100psi on this camp (Symbol credit score: Josh Croxton)
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…105psi in other places… (Symbol credit score: Josh Croxton)
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And 0psi right here… after Baska punctured his tubular. Some other factor to stay the mechanics busy (Symbol credit score: Josh Croxton)
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Remaining minute maintenance stored them busier nonetheless. This UAE Staff Emirates mechanic was once frantically seeking to unclog a tubeless valve (Symbol credit score: Josh Croxton)
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Energy gear for through axles. When they are converting wheels all day, each day, they’re going to take any alternative to hurry up the task (Symbol credit score: Josh Croxton)
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Remaining minute changes to Elia Viviani’s disc brakes (Symbol credit score: Josh Croxton)
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And a quite extra urgent restore for Dowsett, who helped his mechanic alter his saddle earlier than the beginning of level 1 (Symbol credit score: Josh Croxton)
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Some riders love to get arms on themselves, to take the burden off the mechanics (Symbol credit score: Josh Croxton)
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The announcing is going: If you need one thing doing neatly, do it your self, however we are not certain that applies to solving motorcycles (Symbol credit score: Colin Levitch)
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Neilson Powless did a horny fast task of switching out his personal tyres (Symbol credit score: Josh Croxton)
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Richie Porte and Koen de Kort pose for footage with Trek Segafredo’s new neo professionals (Symbol credit score: Josh Croxton)
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Santiago Buitrago additionally were given a snap with a joey… insert Joey Rosskopf funny story right here (Symbol credit score: Colin Levitch)
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One among Lotto Soudal’s new recruits poses for footage… with Jon Dibben (Symbol credit score: Colin Levitch)
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Tanja Erath exhibiting method an excessive amount of happiness for somebody conserving a snake (Symbol credit score: Colin Levitch)
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One thing that may be flawed for a snake. This stem is, arms down, the longest we now have ever considered… (Symbol credit score: Colin Levitch)
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It is dependent the way you measure it, however we reckon it is 170mm (Symbol credit score: Colin Levitch)
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A 144mm stem for Luke Rowe… however it is not customized made (Symbol credit score: Colin Levitch)
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Australia is some distance from Europe the place maximum WorldTour groups stay their staff vehicles. Fortunately, Subaru got here to the rescue (Symbol credit score: Colin Levitch)
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No longer Staff Ineos, in fact. They had been the one staff right here with their very own automotive (Symbol credit score: Colin Levitch)
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Strolling the pits of the ladies’s race, we were given to look much more nice motorbike manufacturers on display (Symbol credit score: Colin Levitch )
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The Canyon SRAM staff motorbike is in large part the similar as 2019, however that is no unhealthy factor (Symbol credit score: Colin Levitch )
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This Cannondale SuperSix is not dissimilar to the motorbike of EF Schooling First, however the inventory color scheme nonetheless seems lovely darn excellent (Symbol credit score: Colin Levitch )
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We would say the Trek Segafredo girls’s staff motorbike is the most efficient taking a look of the entire WorldTour motorcycles (Symbol credit score: Colin Levitch )
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We not too long ago reviewed the LEM MotivAir helmet and located it to be a horny first rate lid. You should see it making an look on the best of the game (Symbol credit score: Colin Levitch )
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Welcome to the part on this gallery devoted to sneakers. Caution: we can’t be held chargeable for the jealousy you are about to really feel (Symbol credit score: Colin Levitch )
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Crono’s sneakers kicks mightn’t be the latest, however they are nonetheless lovely bling (Symbol credit score: Colin Levitch )
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New sneakers from Rapha, we now have already considered the crimson model, however they do glance excellent in black (Symbol credit score: Josh Croxton)
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Those sneakers had been first considered at the ft of Rein Taaramäe on the Excursion de France. Six months on, right here they’re with Axel Domont. They are nonetheless but to be launched via Mavic (Symbol credit score: Josh Croxton)
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George Bennett’s female friend designs customized sneakers, so it is unsurprising to look him carrying a couple (Symbol credit score: Josh Croxton)
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Here is the interior of Bennett’s customized Shimano S-Phyre sneakers (Symbol credit score: Josh Croxton)
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A gentle and ethereal shoe equivalent to the brand new Fizik Vento Powerstrap R2 Aeroweave is easiest for the Australian temperatures (Symbol credit score: Josh Croxton)
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Matching shoe-and-sock combinations by no means fail to seem nice (Symbol credit score: Josh Croxton)
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Speaking of taking a look nice, you must stay your sneakers taking a look contemporary on race day (Symbol credit score: Josh Croxton)
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Axel Domont concurs, even though the material sections on his Mavic sneakers have considered higher days (Symbol credit score: Josh Croxton)
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White sneakers may glance the most efficient, however they require essentially the most paintings to stay blank (Symbol credit score: Josh Croxton)
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Unsurprisingly, sun shades want to be stored blank too. Fortunately, groups appear to have an abundance of rainy wipes readily available (Symbol credit score: Josh Croxton)
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Both somebody scrubbed a little bit too laborious, or they are seeking to cover one thing (Symbol credit score: Josh Croxton)
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Once more, Adam Hansen’s successful the shoe showdown. He additionally wears an on-the-bike dynamic have compatibility gadget from Leomo (Symbol credit score: Josh Croxton)
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Here is Hansen carrying his different sneakers, however extra importantly, the DeFeet TDU editon socks which can be being offered to boost cash for WIRES (Symbol credit score: Josh Croxton)
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Black Inc has joined Israel Get started-Up Country within the WorldTour with this neat taking a look entrance finish (Symbol credit score: Josh Croxton)
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As Eu champion, Viviani’s motorbike, equipment, and tech has been given the customized remedy (Symbol credit score: Josh Croxton)
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The Mitchelton emblem truly pops within the solar on Mitchelton-Scott’s motorcycles (Symbol credit score: Josh Croxton)
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Rainbow-themed the entirety for Global Champion Mads Pedersen (Symbol credit score: Josh Croxton)
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The 54/41 chainrings paired with a 10t cassette sprocket make for a “supercharged” best tools (Symbol credit score: Josh Croxton)
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Taco van der Hoorn’s handlebars are grew to become in. Whether or not it is for aero positive aspects or convenience causes, we don’t have any thought (Symbol credit score: Josh Croxton)
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Romain Bardet’s pedals are given a little bit of additional subject material. We are assuming it is to make for a extra safe have compatibility (Symbol credit score: Josh Croxton)
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There will be no dropped chains within the Staff Ineos camp (Symbol credit score: Colin Levitch)
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Do not fret, Jon Dibben does not need to deliver his personal wheels to race days (Symbol credit score: Josh Croxton)
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Neither does Michael Schwarzmann. We are assuming it is because of other riders in need of other tyre pressures (Symbol credit score: Josh Croxton)
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Adam Hansen was once considered emptying all of those gels right into a beverages bottle earlier than level 3 (Symbol credit score: Josh Croxton)
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Hearsay has it, Staff Ineos is making an attempt to reinvent the preferred nursery rhyme (Symbol credit score: Josh Croxton)
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Jumbo Visma to find a number of makes use of for latex interior tube offcuts (Symbol credit score: Josh Croxton)
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They even use them to stay fast unlock skewers from damn when the wheels are in shipping (Symbol credit score: Josh Croxton)
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When spending 20+ hours per week for your motorbike, you want to ensure it suits as it should be – whether or not that is with a backwards seatpost or an absolutely slammed stem. (Symbol credit score: Josh Croxton)
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In step with James Piccoli, this appeal was once a present from his mum, and is “from a climb in Italy referred to as the Madonna della Ghisallo, it is intended to offer protection to cyclists all the way through coaching and racing” (Symbol credit score: Josh Croxton)

We are 4 days into the racing right here on the Santos Excursion Down Underneath, the place all 19 WorldTour groups are appearing off their new tech for the impending season. 

We have already introduced you one mega tech gallery, however there is simply such a lot right here on display that we now have made up our minds to do some other.

Unsurprisingly, the racing right here has been speedy and livid, and a couple of unlucky crashes have stored the mechanics busy. During the last week, we now have gotten a glimpse into professional cyclists’ minds via taking an within take a look at the WorldTour knowledge displays. We additionally were given up shut and private with a host of thrilling new tech, together with Rohan Dennis’ equipment, the TDU version Allez Dash, and a brand spanking new Large TCR. 

In relation to new, we now have had our beady eyes out for never-before-seen tech; this type of stuff that the professionals get to check earlier than it makes its method into the general public area. We not too long ago noticed a couple of pairs of recent biking sneakers which can be, for now no less than, solely to be had within the tight-knit circle of professional motorbike racing, together with Romain Bardet’s customized Mavic sneakers which can be on the market at public sale for the bushfire aid.

We have additionally discovered a host of tech this is lovely not going to ever change into to be had to the remainder of us mere mortals. A ~170mm stem undoubtedly stuck our eye, as did a hyper-specific 144mm stem on Luke Rowe’s Pinarello. We assumed it was once customized made, however the mechanics defined another way. It appears, they measure each and every inventory stem, in the similar method, to account for production tolerances and variations between fashions. They truly do call to mind the entirety. 

Trek-Segafredo riders are the use of a 54-tooth chainring, which when paired with a 10t cassette sprocket, provides an enormous best tools (an identical to a 59 x 11). In step with the riders, you have to have a “supercharged” best tools for descending whilst preserving the primary 11 cassette sprockets extra consistent with what they have grown used to on 11-speed groupsets.

Now that the racing has begun, we now have spent a while wandering the pits on the quite a lot of get started traces, testing any race-day alterations and speaking to mechanics to look what, if any, adjustments were made to get a motorbike race-day waiting. Unsurprisingly, for the hilly day to Paracombe, various riders switched out their heavier deep-section carbon wheels in favour of light-weight mountaineering wheels. 

For the Schwalbe Vintage Criterium, 3 riders from each and every of Bora-Hansgrohe and Deceuninck-Quickstep took to the Adelaide town streets aboard TDU version Allez Dash Disc motorcycles, however slightly unsurprisingly, the riders have returned to their carbon fibre motorcycles for the racing-proper. 

For phase two of our Excursion Down Underneath tech gallery we’ve much more footage than in phase one, so make your self at ease and scroll throughout the gallery above to look much more professional motorbike tech. 

Every 12 months the WorldTour racing season kicks off in Adelaide with the Excursion Down Underneath. With that, the riders and groups are carrying their 2020 equipment for the primary time, and people who have joined a brand new staff shall be equipped in new tools from head to toe.

This 12 months already we now have considered Movistar change from Campagnolo to SRAM and decide to going disc-only, and Lotto Soudal have carried out the similar with their brakes — however are nonetheless operating Campagnolo.

Whilst there hasn’t been just about as a lot unrest in with motorbike sponsors as final season, Astana and Israel Biking Academy are on new motorcycles for 2020, opting for Wilier and Issue, respectively. With Cofidis making the soar to the WorldTour, they even have a new motorbike sponsor, buying and selling Kuota for De Rosa. 

Right here we additionally percentage the best way to are living circulate the Excursion Down Underneath, regardless of your location, with ExpressVPN.

As we’ve questioned the pits over the past couple of days, there is not any scarcity of unpolluted tools to have a look at as riders filter out out and in of the Excursion Down Underneath’s notorious large white tent. 

Click on via to look our gallery from the primary two days on the Excursion Down Underneath.



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