You won’t miss Cadel in the bunch aboard his custom painted ‘Ozzie’ Canyon Ultimate CF, a commission given to a German designer.
There’s plenty of evidence that he’s getting the Royal treatment from sponsors; Cadel’s bike has a Super Record groupset, where the other Silence-Lotto team riders are riding standard Record, an exclusive pair of the new Look Keo 2 Max pedals with a titanium axle and a specially designed Ritchey carbon WCS seatpost with a larger than usual layback, to achieve his desired saddle position.
He may not be wearing the yellow jersey but you'll struggle to miss Cadel
Mavic’s latest top end R-SYS Ultimate wheels are also very rare right now, with less than twenty pairs at the Tour and costing a small fortune. Cadel is likely to be using these for the hills and reverting to the Cosmic Carbone Ultimate on the flatter stages.
Evans likes a laid back seating position on his team machine
Cadel's 'spare wheels' Mavic's limited edition climbers wheel the R-SYS Ultimate
Look's Keo 2 Max pedal in carbon
All pictures by Andy Jones
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