Tour de France 2024 tech: New superbikes, unreleased wheels and aero bottles

There's fresh tech everywhere in the team paddocks of the biggest bike race in the world

Tour de France tech montage
(Image credit: Tom Davidson)

Just three stages in, and this year's Tour de France has proven to be a hotbed of unreleased tech. 

Cycling Weekly spent the last three days nosing around the team paddocks across the Italian Grand Départ, and found a prototype Decathlon superbike, new aero wheels and bottles, and freshly developed tyres with go-faster tread. 

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Tom Davidson
Senior News Writer

Tom joined Cycling Weekly as a news and features writer in the summer of 2022, having previously contributed as a freelancer. He is the host of The TT Podcast, which covers both the men's and women's pelotons and has featured a number of prominent British riders. 

An enthusiastic cyclist himself, Tom likes it most when the road goes uphill and actively seeks out double-figure gradients on his rides. 

He's also fluent in French and Spanish and holds a master's degree in International Journalism.