What’s that, you wish to have extra professional motorcycles? OK, listed below are the 2020 workforce motorcycles belonging to Trek-Segafredo, Cofidis, NTT (previously Size Information), UAE, and Bahrain-McLaren. And hiding inside of are some teasers of the particular motorcycles belonging to Mads Pedersen (global champion) and Elia Viviani (Ecu champion).

Out of those 5 groups, simplest UAE are driving rim brakes. Trek-Segafredo and NTT made the transfer to discs closing season, whilst Cofidis and Bahrain-Mclaren have additionally long past with spinning rotors for 2020.

There wasn’t a unmarried Campagnolo motorcycle coated in both section one or section two of our pro-bike round-ups, however that’s corrected with two motorcycles right here. The groups on Campagnolo for 2020 are Cofidis, UAE and Lotto-Soudal (which shall be in our fourth and ultimate article of the collection). SRAM has two groups, whilst all others are noticed working Shimano moving and brakes – that’s fairly the dominance.

Cofidis Answers Credit

Having stepped up from Professional Continental to WorldTour for 2020, the French outfit brings with it a motorcycle title that hasn’t been ridden via a WorldTour-level workforce since 1994 – De Rosa.

Cofidis 2020 team bike Elia Viviani De Rosa SK Pininfarina

Elia Viviani’s Ecu champion-themed motorcycle.

Those De Rosas are all-new for 2020. The Italian motorcycle corporate has overhauled its aero SK Pininfarina for the brand new yr, tweaking the aerodynamics via pulling down the toptube and shielding the rear wheel. The brake hoses and gearing wires are actually completely inside, and the body had some weight shaved from it too, with a size-medium quoted at 950 grams. It’s a motorcycle made for the sprinters, and its the pick out for the likes of Elia Viviani.

Cofidis 2020 team bike De Rosa Merak

Maximum others within the workforce are driving the brand new Merak, a fashion title that received the Plouay global championship in 2000 and is returning as an entirely new motorcycle for 2020. The Merak is De Rosa’s identical of all-rounder light-weight and aero motorcycles just like the Scott Addict RC, Wilier Zero SLR and Cannondale SystemSix Evo. Like the ones motorcycles, the disc-equipped Merak hides the cables via a one-piece handlebar and stem. The Merak is alleged to save lots of roughly 150g in comparison to the SK Pininfarina.

For each the SK Pininfarina and Merak, the interior cable routing is accomplished via FSA’s new ACR cable routing device. The program used to be designed as an OEM providing for small- to medium-sized motorcycle firms to be able to reach what simplest the biggest motorcycle firms had controlled to do with proprietary parts.

Those workforce motorcycles are coated in ultra-premium Campagnolo Tremendous Document EPS Disc 12-speed groupsets. Curiously it’s Campagnolo’s sibling wheel corporate, Fulcrum, that gives hoops to the workforce. Previously Fulcrum wheels were stored to be used on differently Shimano-equipped motorcycles, however possibly that is Campagnolo’s manner to verify Fulcrum stays noticed on the peak point.

Motorcycles pictured: Elia Viviani’s De Rosa SK Pininfarina and Mathias Le Turnier’s Merak.

Trek-Segafredo

Whilst a definite Highway International Champion has a newly painted motorcycle, the remainder of the workforce are racing the Excursion Down Below on what are predominately carry-over rides.

The workforce is driving a mixture of the aero Madone and the light-weight Emonda – each in particular Crew Factor editions which characteristic workforce paint, moulded-in race quantity plate holders and “H1” race geometry (successfully decrease head tube heights).

2020 Trek Segafredo team bike Richie Porte Trek Emonda

Like closing season, the entire workforce are arrange with SRAM’s Crimson AXS eTap 12-speed moving and hydraulic disc brakes. A minimum of for the Excursion Down Below, riders are the use of 10-28T cassettes with massive (and workforce factor) 54/41T chainrings. Be expecting riders to switch to 10-33T cassettes for extra mountainous races.

Larger chainrings for Trek-Segafredo, however no longer for the standard causes

The workforce has joined Mitchelton-Scott in the use of Pirelli tubular tyres (25 mm), which might be glued to a spread of Bontrager Aeolus wheels.

Talking of Bontrager, a lot of the riders at the Emonda, together with Richie Porte, are the use of a brand new and unmarked one-piece handlebar and stem. Rumours are that this new aero handlebar is part of the following technology Emonda. Porte’s motorcycle options the brand new Bontrager Aeolus stub-nose saddle.

Motorcycles pictured: Mads Pedersen’s Challenge One Madone and Richie Porte’s Crew Factor Emonda.

NTT

The BMC motorcycles of NTT (in the past Size Information) have won only a beauty tweak since they moved to discs closing season.

Whilst NTT do use BMC’s devoted aero racer, the Timemachine, it’s the well-rounded Teammachine SLR01 that’s usually the pick out of its riders. The Teammachine is a motorcycle that BMC themselves admit isn’t the lightest, stiffest or maximum aero among its festival, nevertheless it’s a motorcycle that balances such components, whilst including convenience, right into a efficiency package deal.

2020 NTT team bike BMC Teammachine SLR01 Disc

A part of the aerodynamic equation comes from BMC’s ISC stem which keeps the cables guides to run them down the perimeters of the fork steerer tube. The program is totally appropriate with near to any handlebar, and plenty of NTT riders select the Enve SES Aero bar in consequence.

Enve continues because the wheel provider, and the place the workforce as soon as used Chris King hubs, they’re now on Enve’s personal.

NTT might journey with Shimano Dura-Ace R9170 groupsets, however as evidenced via the Rotor powermeter cranks and KMC chains, they don’t seem to be backed via the Eastern corporate. And prefer such a lot of of the groups the use of Shimano, the rear derailleurs are fastened with a direct-mount hanger.

Motorbike pictured: Younger South African rider Stefan de Bod’s BMC Teammachine SLR01 Disc.

UAE Crew Emirates

The Colnago-sponsored UAE Crew Emirates has a brand new motorcycle since I closing photographed them this time a yr in the past. This new motorcycle, the V3Rs is the pick out of maximum workforce riders, and just a small handful are noticed driving the Italian motorcycle corporate’s aero Thought or lugged carbon C64.

UAE Team Emirates 2020 team bike Colnago V3Rs

The V3Rs is Colnago’s model of the fashionable do-it-all racer, merging low weight and aerodynamic design. In comparison to the former V2R, the brand new fashion is claimed to be lighter, stiffer, extra comfy and higher at tricking the wind.

Colnago’s top-tier motorcycles are to be had within the collection of each disc and (direct-mount) rim brakes, with UAE nonetheless electing for the lighter possibility.

UAE hasn’t noticed any adjustments to its technical sponsors for the brand new yr. Campagnolo nonetheless provides its Tremendous Document EPS 12-speed groupsets and tubular Bora wheels. Deda provides the cockpits, Prologo handles the perches, and Vittoria appears to be like afer the rubber. As with closing yr, the one part that’s no longer from an Italian logo is the Glance pedals.

Motorbike pictured: Belarusian rider Aleksandr Riabushenko’s Colnago V3Rs.

Bahrain-McLaren

It’s a brand new identify sponsor, new colors and a metamorphosis of powermeter for the Bahrain-McLaren workforce in 2020. Whilst now not a identify sponsor, Merida stays the motorcycle sponsor and offers the workforce with its Reacto aero motorcycle and the light-weight Scultura.

Those frames are handled to an entirely new paint scheme, person who merges orange, crimson, black and child blue into one thing that strangely works splendidly nicely.

2020 Bahrain-McLaren team bike Merida Scultura

Like such a lot of others, the workforce has dedicated to disc brakes for 2020. Merida’s disc brake motorcycles characteristic distinctive cooling fins on the rear caliper, even though no such characteristic is located at the entrance fork the place a lot of the braking energy comes from.

The workforce were the use of the partiality SRM Starting place Highway carbon powermeter cranks over the last few seasons, however 2020 sees the workforce on Shimano Dura-Ace powermeters. The Shimano cranks fit the remainder of the drivetrain and disc brakes, whilst the wheels come from Imaginative and prescient.

Maximum workforce motorcycles are the use of Imaginative and prescient’s one-piece Metron 5D handlebar and stem, alternatively, a couple of select extra conventional handlebar and stem combinations from FSA’s catalogue.

All workforce motorcycles on the Excursion Down Below are setup with Continental Festival Professional Ltd 25 mm tubulars.

Motorbike pictured: An unmarked Merida Scultura Disc (rider unknown).

Keep posted for the fourth and ultimate section on this collection, coming quickly!

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