Friday, June 8, 2012

L'Equipe: Team Sky Dropping Pinarello

According to France's L'Equipe sports newspaper Team Sky will drop Pinarello next season and move over to Specialized bikes. Team Sky began riding Pinarello in the 2010 season. The new contract is said to be worth 6 million euro.

Photo: December 2009 photo of the to be raced in 2010 Team Sky Pinarello Dogma 

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  1. Maybe same factory in Taiwan, they just switch from one middleman to another.

  2. makes no difference if a carbon frame is moulded by a robot in Taiwan, Italy, USA or any other place in the world... What really made a difference in the peloton was the sublime beauty of those Pinarello bikes...

  3. I never understood the concept of Shimano groupsets on a Pinarello. Finally, someone pulled the plug on this set-up.

    Let's hope the Dogma reappears in the peloton, properly dressed.

  4. couldn't agree more with you on the Shimano part, Bjorn