Roglic Bianchi Oltre XR4 2019

Primoz Roglic is having a fantastic racing season 2019 among his Team Jumbo-Visma and on his Bianchi bike.

Each rider of the team has a total of four Bianchi bikes among which is the Oltre XR4 available in Disc brakes and rim brakes version.

The team seems to prefer the rim brakes for most races, the disc version being used on rainy days.

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Egan Bernal’s Pinarello F12 Sizing

Egan Bernal name has hit general public awareness on Tour de France 2019. The Colombian climber is also an excellent downhiller.

Egan is 174cm tall and is racing the Tour de France 2019 on a Pinarello Dogma F12 size 530mm (C-C).

The Italian bike company has put a lot of work on making this frame the most Aerodynamic as possible claiming a 5% Aero gain over previous model. All cables are internally routed.

The Ineos team use the rim brake version instead of the disc brake as the wheel changing time during race is still of the advantage of the rim brake wheels. Read more

Caleb Ewan’s Ridley Noah Fast 2019 Bike Size

Caleb Ewan is a prominent Australian Sprinter racing for the Lotto-Soudal especially famous for his sprinting style and his bike position is particularly .

Caleb is a 165cm sprinter racing the 2019 season on a XS frame size Ridley Noah Fast for most sprint stages including the Tour de France.

One of the most unusual particularity of the bike is it is fitted with a 150mm stem length. Try to convince your local bike shop you want a XS size frame mated with a XXXL size stem… Read more

Tour de France 2019 Bikes and Teams

176 pro riders took the start of the 2019 Tour de France 2019 on July 6th.

As the racers embark on a 3 weeks race journey over a great variety of roads I will keep close eyes on their bike settings.
Not all bikes are the same even within the same team and no two bikes have the same set up.
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Giro D’Italia 2019 Bikes, Teams & Stages Details

The elevator speech to present the 102nd edition of the mythical Giro D’Italia is 3 weeks of racing across Italia beautiful landscape with 18 teams composed of 8 riders starting the race and hoping to cover a total of 3,518.5 km and 21 stages which are 3 Individual Time Trial (TT) stages, 6 low difficulties stages, 7 medium difficulties stages, 5 high difficulties stages.

The Giro D’Italia is the first of the three “Grand Tours” of the season. The Giro is exciting to watch as the scenery is fantastic and the roads style makes it “nervous” and filled with action racing.

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