Cycling Weekly reader Stephen Knight got a surprise when he passed a small bunch of fit looking riders on the A635 near Saddleworth this morning.

A quick look at the shiny new Pinarello Dogmas and the penny dropped. It was some of Team Sky, braving the British weather for a quick training ride.

Steve Cummings, Juan Antonio Flecha, Sylvain Calzati, Ian Stannard and Peter Kennaugh were all out on thier new bikes. Obviously fresh from a bike fitting session, some of the bikes didn’t even have bar tape.

Riding was not meant to be on the agenda during Team Sky’s first get together this week as meetings, planning sessions and interviews took precedence. But some riders obviously couldn’t go a few days without riding their bikes.

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Heading up on to the moors: Cummings and Flecha lead the group on their ride

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Neo Pro Peter Kennaugh looks comfortable riding with his new team mates

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Spaniard Flecha looks happy to be out riding in the Great British weather. All photographs by Steven Knight

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Pinarello announced as Team Sky bike supplier.


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  • Ian

    @Kris Mather not just Dura Ace… Di2

  • Alan r

    Wow, hows that for a story! World exclusive….You beat Cycling New to it.

  • Ken Evans

    Black frames: “That’s just so last season !”

  • Kris Mather

    dura ace components

  • Dan

    Was Wiggo with them though?

  • Ed

    Great reporting.
    Lovely bikes.
    Kit needs some work tho.
    🙂

  • myles McCorry

    top marks steve,

    the excitement begins. JAF looking happy!

  • dave o keeffe

    new team new bikes…looks wonderful and exciting…good luck to them

  • Christian Smith

    Good work Steven Knight – in the right place at the right time!