Tour Tech Talk - Pro Bike Gear

July 08, 2015
Tour Tech Talk - Pro Bike Gear

Pro Bike Gear are providing the performance advantage for a few select teams at this years Tour de France.

The two time trial stages will see riders using the PRO 3-Spoke wheel and Textreme carbon disc wheel combo.

The PRO 3-spoke is constructed from textreme carbon and weighs approximately 765g. All of the riders using the 3-spoke with be running tubular tyres. Details surrounding the 3-Spoke are very limited given it hasn't been released yet, but from Stage 1, we can say for sure it is fast.

Pinarello il Bolide GW 2

In combination with the 3-Spoke, riders will also be using the new the range of PRO 11-speed carbon disc wheels, co-created through research and testing with top WorldTour teams such as Giant-Alpecin, Team Sky & Orica-GreenEDGE.

The disc wheels are also made from textreme carbon and are built for aerodynamics and speed.

PRWH0042 Disc Textreme Tubular Dura Ace

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Thanks Graham Watson for the great Pinarello TT bike pic, and Cor Vos via Shimano for the product photo and ITT pic from Stage 1.