Fancy riding Alberto Contador’s Vuelta a España bike? Specialized and Tinkoff-Saxo have teamed up to auction off the S-Works Tarmac that El Pistolero rode to victory in Spain in September.
Bike manufacturers Specialized will donate all of the money raised in the auction to the Matonyok Parents Trust Orphanage, which Tinkoff-Saxo visited on their trip to Tanzania.
Bids started at €3,000, although at the time of writing the leading bid stood at €8,800 – and that will almost certainly go up before the auction closes on Sunday.
Visit www.tinkoffsaxo.com/auction to place your bid before 8pm CET, Sunday.
Complete bike specifications
Frame: Specialized S-Works Tarmac 2015 size 54
Stem: Zipp Service Course SL
Handlebar: Zipp Service Course SL
Groupset SRAM RED 22
Cassette: SRAM red 22
Chain: SRAM Red 22
Cranks: Specialized S-Works (172.5mm)
Bottom bracket: Ceramic Speed
Pedals: Look Keo
Wheels: Roval Rapide 40 mm
Tire: Specialized Turbo team tubular
Saddle: Prologo CPC
Seatpost: Zipp SL Speed Carbon
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Stuart Clarke is a News Associates trained journalist who has worked for the likes of the British Olympic Associate, British Rowing and the England and Wales Cricket Board, and of course Cycling Weekly. His work at Cycling Weekly has focused upon professional racing, following the World Tour races and its characters.
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