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
   -brake integration
   -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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