Thursday, May 2, 2013
Pinarello "Bolide" TT Bike for Bradley Wiggins in Giro
Pinarello is unveiling a new TT bike for Bradley Wiggins' use at the Giro d'Italia. In the past Wiggins has ridden the "Graal" from Pinarello.
Mentioned features of the new "Bolide":
-15% improvement in aerodynamics over the Graal due to:
-new airfoil tube section
-concave seat tube
-integrated handlebar with frame; electronic shifters are integrated into handlebars
-internal cable routing
-integration of all electronics into the frame; frame is also compatible with mechanical
The frame has also been increased in stiffness while losing weight (5% less than Graal) through use of new carbon layups, the unique to Pinarello Torayca 65HM1K, and BB86.
The frame is approved by the UCI.
Watch for more news from Pinarello.
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