The bikes of the Tour de France – VeloNews.com

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There are 19 bike manufacturers sponsoring the 22 groups of the 2020 Tour de France. Canyon, Willier, and Specialised have two groups apiece, whereas the opposite manufacturers have all their eggs in a single group’s basket.

Right here, we current one bike as raced by every group. Please be aware that almost all manufacturers have a number of fashions for the group riders to select from. So Movistar riders, for example, can decide between the Canyon Aeroad aero bike and the Final all-around race bike. Plus, after all, there are time trial machines within the combine as nicely.

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For elements, Shimano, Campagnolo, SRAM, and Rotor are all within the combine, with Shimano having the lion’s share of the groups.

A lot of the groups are on disc brakes, with notable exceptions like Jumbo-Visma, whose riders like Wout van Aert have been having nice success racing on ‘quaint’ rim brakes.

Learn on for a have a look at each group bike of the 2020 Tour de France.

AG2R-La Mondiale’s Eddy Merckx

Eddy Merckx bike
The AG2R-La Mondiale group version Eddy Merckx Stockeu69. Picture: Tim DeWaele / Getty Pictures

Bicycle: Eddy Merckx
Mannequin proven right here: Stockeu69
Elements: Shimano / Rotor
Wheels: Mavic
Notes: Whereas the Stockeu69 is the climber’s selection with rim brake, the group additionally has the 525 Disc ought to they like hydraulic brakes.

Astana’s Wilier Triestina

Wilier Triestina bike
The Wilier Triestina 0 SLR

Bicycle: Wilier Triestina
Mannequin proven right here: Wilier 0 SLR
Elements: Shimano
Wheels: Corima
Notes: Take a look at the clear strains on the entrance of the bike with its inner routing by means of the bar/stem and head tube, plus the large pulley on the CeramicSpeed derailleur hanger for minimal friction.

Bahrain-McLaren’s Merida

Merida bike
The Merida Scultura. Picture: Tim DeWaele / Getty Pictures

Bicycle: Merida
Mannequin proven right here: Scultura Disc
Elements: Shimano
Wheels: Imaginative and prescient
Notes: The group previously often known as Bahrain-Merida has the Reacto Disc and the Scultura Disc to select from. The group is racing solely on disc brakes this 12 months for highway phases, however the Merida Warp TT Group bike is a rim-brake mannequin.

Bora-Hansgrohe’s Specialised

Specialized S-Works bike
Picture: Tim DeWaele / Getty Pictures

Bicycle: Specialised
Mannequin proven right here: Venge
Elements: Shimano
Wheels: Roval
Notes: Till the current launch of the S-Works Tarmac SL7, Bora-Hansgrohe had been racing the SL6 and this Venge aero bike. Some riders might proceed to race on the Venge.

CCC Group’s Big

Giant bike

Bicycle: Big
Mannequin proven right here: TCR Superior SL
Elements: Shimano
Wheels: Cadex
Notes: Riders have the TCR Advanced SL in each rim and disc to select from, in addition to the Propel Superior SL Disc aero bike.

Cofidis’ De Rosa

De Rosa bike

Bicycle: De Rosa
Mannequin proven right here: SK Bianca Elia Viviani
Elements: Campagnolo
Wheels: Fulcrum
Notes: Cofidis additionally has the Merak Rossa Group disc-brake bike as an choice.

Deceuninck-Fast-Step’s Specialised

Sam Bennett’s Specialised S-Works Tarmac SL7. Picture: Wout Beel

Bicycle: Specialised
Mannequin proven right here: Tarmac SL7
Elements: Shimano
Wheels: Roval
Notes: Specialised’s new Tarmac S-Works SL7 blends the low-drag shaping of the corporate’s Venge aero bike with the dealing with and ride-feel traits of the straight-ahead race bike, the Tarmac. No rim brakes to see right here.

EF Professional Biking’s Cannondale

Cannondale bike
Picture: Tim DeWaele / Getty Pictures

Bicycle: Cannondale
Mannequin proven right here: SystemSix
Elements: FSA/Shimano
Wheels: Imaginative and prescient
Notes: The American-based group has been racing on the American-owned Cannondale for six seasons now. In addition they have the Tremendous Six all-around race bike of their arsenal.

Groupama/FDJ’s Lapierre

Lapierre bike
Picture: Tim DeWaele / Getty Pictures

Bicycle: Lapierre
Mannequin proven right here: Xelius
Elements: Shimano
Wheels: Shimano
Notes: Lapierre has been the solitary bike sponsor of this stalwart French squad for greater than 20 years.

Israel Begin-Up Nation’s Issue

Factor bike
Picture: Tim DeWaele / Getty Pictures

Bicycle: Issue
Mannequin proven right here: One
Elements: Shimano
Wheels: Black, Inc.
Notes: Issue makes quite a few eye-catching bikes, together with this One with the bayonet fork design that comes up in entrance of the pinnacle tube.

Lotto-Soudal’s Ridley

Ridley bike

Bicycle: Ridley
Mannequin proven right here: Helium SLX
Elements: Campagnolo
Wheels: Campagnolo
Notes: This quintessentially Belgian squad races quintessentially Belgian bikes, with a selection between the Noah Quick aero bike, the Helium SLX climbing bike, and the Fenix SL all-around race bike.

Mitchelton-Scott’s Scott

Scott bike

Bicycle: Scott
Mannequin proven right here: Addict RC
Elements: Shimano
Wheels: Shimano
Notes: This Australian group additionally has the Foil aero bike.

Movistar’s Canyon

Bike of team Movistar

Bicycle: Canyon
Mannequin proven right here: Aeroad Disc
Elements: SRAM
Wheels: Zipp
Notes: Though constructed and billed as an aero bike, the Aeroad has usually been raced on the tough roads of Paris-Roubaix, and has received on the cobbled Tour of Flanders.

NTT Professional Biking’s BMC

Picture: Tim DeWaele

Bicycle: BMC
Mannequin proven right here: Teammachine SLR
Elements: Shimano/Rotor
Wheels: ENVE
Notes: That is the one WorldTour group with wheels made in Utah by ENVE.

Group Ineos Grenadiers’ Pinarello

Pinarello Dogma F12 disc
Picture: Group Ineos Grenadiers

Bicycle: Pinarello
Mannequin proven right here: Dogma
Elements: Shimano
Wheels: Shimano
Notes: Pinarello gave the group a particular paint job for the Tour de France.

Jumbo-Visma’s Bianchi

Bianchi bike

Bicycle: Bianchi
Mannequin proven right here: Oltre XR4
Elements: Shimano
Wheels: Shimano
Notes: Look, ma – no disc brakes right here.

Sunweb’s Cervélo

Cervelo bike

Bicycle: Cervélo
Mannequin proven right here: S5
Elements: Shimano
Wheels: Shimano
Notes: Some of the distinctive bikes of the Tour de France, the S5 incorporates a distinctive, triangular stem that reaches as much as the handlebars.

Trek-Segafredo’s Trek

Picture: Tim DeWaele / Getty Pictures

Bicycle: Trek
Mannequin proven right here: Madone
Elements: SRAM
Wheels: Bontrager
Notes: The Wisconsin model’s aero bike, the Madone, incorporates a pivot level on the junction of the highest tube and the seat tube, which permits the again of the bike to flex a little bit for rider consolation.

UAE Group Emirates’ Colnago

Colnago bike
Picture: Tim DeWaele / Getty Pictures

Bicycle: Colnago
Mannequin proven right here: Idea
Elements: Campagnolo
Wheels: Campagnolo
Notes: UAE riders have been racing to wins and podium spots this 12 months on rim brakes.

Whole Direct Energie’s Wilier Triestina

Wilier Triestina bike

Bicycle: Wilier Triestina
Mannequin proven right here: 0 SLR
Elements: Shimano
Wheels: Ursus
Notes: Ursus is an Italian model, and Direct Energie is its one group within the Tour.

Akréa-Samsic’s Canyon

White Canyon bike

Bicycle: Canyon
Mannequin proven right here: Final
Elements: Shimano
Wheels: Shimano
Notes: Nairo Quintana, this group’s hope for the general, races on a measurement XS — one of many smallest bikes of the Tour de France.

B&B Motels-Important Idea-KTM’s KTM

KTM bike

Bicycle: KTM
Mannequin proven right here: Revelator Alto Sonic
Elements: Shimano
Wheels: DT Swiss
Notes: Higher identified for its bikes, KTM additionally makes bikes.