Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Giro d'Italia tech gallery: Time trial gear from stage 2

http://www.cyclingnews.com/features/giro-ditalia-tech-gallery-time-trial-gear-from-stage-2


  • Stef Clement’s (Team Blanco) Giant Trinity Advanced SL propped up after being put on the UCI commissaires’ rig
    Stef Clement’s (Team Blanco) Giant Trinity Advanced SL propped up after being put on the UCI commissaires’ rig
    Photo credit © Sam Dansie
  • The new Orbea Ordu TT bike, which was four years in development and released in 2013, is Euskaltel-Euskadi’s new time trial bike
    The new Orbea Ordu TT bike, which was four years in development and released in 2013, is Euskaltel-Euskadi’s new time trial bike
    Photo credit © Sam Dansie
  • There’s a sharp kink two thirds of the way down the seatstays and the chainstays on the Ordu
    There’s a sharp kink two thirds of the way down the seatstays and the chainstays on the Ordu
    Photo credit © Sam Dansie
  • Selle Italia’s Monolink SLR Friction Free saddle almost set right back
    Selle Italia’s Monolink SLR Friction Free saddle almost set right back
    Photo credit © Sam Dansie
  • How close does the derailleur run in the lowest gear? It touches, if those circular marks are anything to go by
    How close does the derailleur run in the lowest gear? It touches, if those circular marks are anything to go by
    Photo credit © Sam Dansie
  • Shimano Di2 Dura-Ace bar end shifters looking incredibly neat
    Shimano Di2 Dura-Ace bar end shifters looking incredibly neat
    Photo credit © Sam Dansie
  • Vision TriMax extensions – and a Polar watch
    Vision TriMax extensions – and a Polar watch
    Photo credit © Sam Dansie
  • Astana’s Specialized Shiv
    Astana’s Specialized Shiv
    Photo credit © Sam Dansie
  • Machined clamp for the Campagnolo EPS brainbox held just behind the saddle on Astana’s bikes
    Machined clamp for the Campagnolo EPS brainbox held just behind the saddle on Astana’s bikes
    Photo credit © Sam Dansie
  • Tom Danielson (Garmin-Sharp) wheeling his Cervelo P5 to the commissaires for its final check
    Tom Danielson (Garmin-Sharp) wheeling his Cervelo P5 to the commissaires for its final check
    Photo credit © Sam Dansie
  • Garmin-Sharp preparing for the off
    Garmin-Sharp preparing for the off
    Photo credit © Sam Dansie
  • BMC Racing's TM01 Timemachine complete with SRM Shimano Dura-Ace crank
    BMC Racing's TM01 Timemachine complete with SRM Shimano Dura-Ace crank
    Photo credit © Sam Dansie
  • Androni Giocattoli was using an Elite time trial bottle and cage
    Androni Giocattoli was using an Elite time trial bottle and cage
    Photo credit © Sam Dansie
  • Colombia’s Wilier Twin Blade TT frames carry mini V-brakes integrated into the back of the fork
    Colombia’s Wilier Twin Blade TT frames carry mini V-brakes integrated into the back of the fork
    Photo credit © Sam Dansie
  • Not all the kit was top of the range: Colombia made do with mechanical Shimano Ultegra
    Not all the kit was top of the range: Colombia made do with mechanical Shimano Ultegra
    Photo credit © Sam Dansie
  • Blue and orange brakes sheltered behind the fork hark back to the Blanco team’s origin as Rabobank last year
    Blue and orange brakes sheltered behind the fork hark back to the Blanco team’s origin as Rabobank last year
    Photo credit © Sam Dansie
  • The Trinity’s integrated steering assembly combined with electronic gearing means cabling at the front of the bike is totally eliminated
    The Trinity’s integrated steering assembly combined with electronic gearing means cabling at the front of the bike is totally eliminated
    Photo credit © Sam Dansie
  • The seat tube has a subtle curve away from the wheel where it joins the seatstays
    The seat tube has a subtle curve away from the wheel where it joins the seatstays
    Photo credit © Sam Dansie
  • Blanco have established themselves as a team that hunt every advantage, and their riders wore ice jackets to keep them cool just before the start of the 2013 TTT
    Blanco have established themselves as a team that hunt every advantage, and their riders wore ice jackets to keep them cool just before the start of the 2013 TTT
    Photo credit © Sam Dansie
  • This is probably that last Grand Tour in which many of Lotto-Belisol’s riders will use the Ridley Dean in time trials – a new model is expected before the Tour de France
    This is probably that last Grand Tour in which many of Lotto-Belisol’s riders will use the Ridley Dean in time trials – a new model is expected before the Tour de France
    Photo credit © Sam Dansie
  • Bora Ultra TT rear discs are a choice for many of the Campagnolo-sponsored teams
    Bora Ultra TT rear discs are a choice for many of the Campagnolo-sponsored teams
    Photo credit © Sam Dansie
  • It’s one year since the Canyon Speedmax CF Evo was launched at the Giro. Here, a Katusha rider inspects his rear tyre for shards just ahead of the start
    It’s one year since the Canyon Speedmax CF Evo was launched at the Giro. Here, a Katusha rider inspects his rear tyre for shards just ahead of the start
    Photo credit © Sam Dansie
  • The Speedmax CF Evo’s cockpit can be set up in more than 2,000 different ways, according to Canyon, but is only compatible with Shimano Di2 shifters
    The Speedmax CF Evo’s cockpit can be set up in more than 2,000 different ways, according to Canyon, but is only compatible with Shimano Di2 shifters
    Photo credit © Sam Dansie
  • The tubes on the Speedmax have an aerofoil shape that tapers sharply after air has passed over the lead edge
    The tubes on the Speedmax have an aerofoil shape that tapers sharply after air has passed over the lead edge
    Photo credit © Sam Dansie
  • Naero-Tec brakes on the Cannondale Slice RS are cable-operated integrated V-brakes
    Naero-Tec brakes on the Cannondale Slice RS are cable-operated integrated V-brakes
    Photo credit © Sam Dansie
  • The Pinarello Bolide Team Sky prepared for the race was put to one side as Wiggins opted to ride his backup Graal
    The Pinarello Bolide Team Sky prepared for the race was put to one side as Wiggins opted to ride his backup Graal
    Photo credit © Sam Dansie
  • An Omega Pharma-QuickStep rider giving his Specialized Shiv to commissaires
    An Omega Pharma-QuickStep rider giving his Specialized Shiv to commissaires
    Photo credit © Sam Dansie

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