Giro d’Italia 2021’s Team Bikes and Riders Start list

This post is dedicated to the Giro d’Italia 2021’s Team Bikes and Riders Start list. It is an ongoing project started and I will try to keep this page updated as time goes.

The 2021 Giro d’Italia edition starts May 8th with an Individual Time Trial (ITT) and ends on May 30th in Milano with another ITT.

As they say in finance, past performances doesn’t guarantee future results. Each edition of the Giro is unpredictable and I feel it is even more prevalent since 2020.

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Peter Sagan’s Tarmac SL7 2021 Bike Size

This is Peter Sagan’s Tarmac SL7 2021 Bike Size as he races during 2020 and 2021 season with Bora – Hangrohe team.

The Whole team rides the 2021 Specialized S-Works Tarmac SL7 since December 2019 however the bike is officially retail stores since summer 2020. The Tarmac SL7 does replace the Tarmac SL6 and… Peter’s beloved Venge too.

To make it short, the Tarmac SL7 is taking the best of both models, lightweight Tarmac SL6 and Aero Venge. The Tarmac SL7 is presented as a “Do-it-all”, more aero than the SL6 and yet still light and stiff enough to suit the climbers and sprinters of the team.

It is also making logistic more simple for Bora – Hansgrohe team to carry only one time of bike for the whole team, it does simplify bike swaps on the go as long as size is close enough to fit the needy rider.

Read further to discover nerdy stuff about Peter Sagan’s new favorite S-Works bike.

  • What is Peter Sagan’s Bike fit on the Tarmac SL7
  • Peter’s Specialized S-Works Tarmac SL7 complete set up
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Chris Froome’s 2020 Bike size

The British Pro racer has won four times the Tour de France, two times the Vuelta a Espana and one time the Giro d’Italia.
Love him or hate him, you got to admit he is one of the greatest pro road bike racer.

It was unfortunate Chris Froome (aka Froomey) got badly injured during the 2019 season and couldn’t defend his Tour de France domination for the 2019 edition.

For the 2020 season Chris is racing on the new Pinarello Dogma F12 X Light which is claimed to be 200gr. lighter than the F12 version while being stiffer laterally.
As you will see Chris Froome is a unique rider who take great attention to details of his bike set up.
Everything about his position is designed to optimize performance and decrease drag.
In this post you will find:

  • What is Chris Froome’s bike size
  • How Chis optimize his aero position
  • Why the GC teams like INEOS are racing on Rim brakes set up
  • What is the weird looking chainrings on Chris’bike?

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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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