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It’s only February 3rd and racing has already begun with a vengeance. From Dubai to Argentina, from France to Australia, the pros are bumping shoulders and digging deep. At the Tour Down Under in Adelaide last month the PELOTON Service Course took advantage of the first big race on the calendar to take a look at the some of the hottest 2017 World Tour Bikes. We put them on the scale and got up close and personal in the studio. Enjoy!
Mads Pedersen’s Trek Madone
World Tour rookie, big Mads Pedersen, lined up with the Trek Bicycle’s Madone at the #TDU2017. 58cm: 7.3kg/16.1lbs. Look for 21year old Mads to play a role in Trek-Segafredo’s classics plan this season.
Peter Sagan’s Specialized Bicycles S-Works Venge ViAS
Peter Sagan’s Specialized Bicycles S-Works Venge ViAS. 56cm: 8.1kg/17.8lbs and one of the coolest paint jobs we have ever seen.
Jan Bakelants’ Factor O2
Jan Bakelants gave it a go in the closing kilometers of Stage 1 at the #TDU2017 on his Factor O2. He was caught in the end, but here’s a close look at his bike. Factor makes its World Tour debut this year with AG2R La Mondiale Pro Cycling Team and the O2 they race is the first Factor designed and manufactured by Factor’s new ownership that includes 2003 Green Jersey winner, Baden Cooke. 52cm: 7kg/15.4lbs
Lachlan Morton’s Cervelo S5
Lachlan Morton of Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka may be a climber, but that doesn’t mean he doesn’t take advantage of aero when he can. He’s riding the Cervélo S5 here at the 2017 Tour Down Under as he makes his return to the World Tour. 56cm: 7kg/15.4lbs
Danny van Poppel’s Pinarello Dogma F10
Team Sky’s sprinter, Danny van Poppel, has the new Pinarello Dogma F10 here at the Tour Down Under. 55cm: 7.1kg/15.6lbs
Enrico Battaglin’s Bianchi Oltre XR4
We’ve got The Team Lotto NL Jumbo Bianchi Oltre XR4 of Enrico Battaglin. Dura-Ace 9070, C50 wheels, Pioneer Cycle Sports USA power meter. 55cm 7.3kg/16.1lbs.