Despite decades of carefully modified pebble-ready bikes making their debut on the Paris-Roubaix, Dylan von Barley (Ineos Grenadiers) won this year’s edition of the Pinarello Dogma F – an aero-focused bike with a duplex tire system and a second wrap. Bar tape differs from the usual layout of the team.
Van Barley Shimano rode in the new Dura-Ace 9200 ensemble using the Duplex Dawn Wall Continental GP5000 S TR tires, which many riders consider to be a complete reversal of the technology and dynamics of the bike in the race to the Duplex.
In contrast, the day before, Eliza Lango Porcini (Trek-Sekafredo) had won the Paris-Rufax Femmes for the second time, while riding the unpublished Trek domain designed for Rubik’s, so our focus shifted to other technologies that have been adapted to better in men’s racing shows. On Sunday.
The first men’s bike to catch our eye were the Trek Sekafredo bikes. Like women, men’s wear uses the as yet unreleased Trek domain, with some minor changes compared to women’s.
In particular, males also operate the 1x group, but with a front chain size of 54-teeth. This represents the most difficult gear range for the team, with the easiest gear combination being 54-36. However, large chaining creates a straight chain and creates less chance of chain drop in the cobble sectors of the race – and is aided by the K-Edge chain guide.
Among the much-discussed innovations prior to racing, the team DSM’s tire pressure management system was undoubtedly the most exciting.
However, after their Reagan rides before the weekend race, the DSM decided that they did not have enough facilities with the new technology to use them in a prestigious race like the Paris-Roupox, explained one mechanic at the start. Cycling news.
Aero Merida without Mohorič’s offer
Madage Mohorich (Bahrain Victorius) Merida Riocto, which may be very significant, does not offer little or no concessions to the stone landscape.
The Riacto is highly aero-dedicated built in and the Mohorik is a one-piece Vision Metron 5D with side bar, slam, and no bar tape on the handlebar tops.
The Mohoric’s bike was otherwise similar to his normal endurance racer, except for the slightly wider Dupless Continental GP5000 S TR tires, which we guess is 30mm wide.
When the size of tires was 28mm wider a decade ago, the wide duplex tires have narrowed the gap in comfort slightly, so large teams are following the trend of choosing aero-focused bikes instead of riding pebbles. .
Ineos Grenadiers has chosen to ride the aero-focused Pinarello Dogma F throughout the group this year, mimicking Michal Kwiatowski’s bike von Barlin racing system, which also features the Dupless Continental system.
Quickstep-Alpha used specialized races as an opportunity to showcase new tires on vinyl bikes, using the new dualless rim and tire combo, which the brand currently labels ‘Project Black’.
Jumbo-Wisma Servo bikes
We noticed that many bikes play with older generation components. Jumbo-Wisma’s Servo Caledonia’s bikes, including the Shimano Dura-Ace 9100 crew, appeared more or less identical with the Navy last year.
Traditionally, the jumbo tan wall tube is combined with cotton wall duct tires and is now made by Vittoria.
Elsewhere, EF Education-EasyPost modified the Cannondale SuperSix bikes slightly, and was one of the few teams to ride on the new Shimano Dura-Ace. Although some groups have expressed concern about merging the Dura-Ace 9100 granules with the Dura-Ace 9200 granules, the Cannondale FSA has opted for the SLK granite.
As the Paris-Roubaix has always been an unpredictable race, we look forward to many more stories to come around to the unique technology used by riders.