Simon Clarke is one of Australia's most successful riders winning a stage in each of the three Grand Tours (stage win at the Vuelta a Espana and TTT wins with Orica-GreenEDGE at the Tour de France and Giro d Italia), as well as the mountain classification at the Vuelta a Espana, the Herald Sun Tour, not to mention some huge wins early in his career on the track.
In 2016 Simon joined Cannondale Pro Cycling Team and jumped on board the team issue Cannondale SuperSix Evo Hi-Mod. We caught up with Simon to give us a profile of his new bike.
DOB: 18 July 1986
Birth Place: Melbourne, Australia
Strengths: winning from a breakaway, the Ardennes, long and steady climbs
Cannondale SuperSix Evo Hi-Mod
FSA chainrings (53/39) with Cannondale HollowGram Crank arms (172.5mm) incorporated with Shimano Dura-Ace Di2 drivetrain
FSA stem (130mm), handlebars (40cm) and seat post
Mavic Cosmic wheelset
This is Simon's training bike with a custom green colourway he was riding prior to the 2016 Australian National Road Race.