Could you paint Pog's Colnago? And who painted EF's Cannondales?! Colourful tech talk from Tour launch week

We round up the best new products and stories from the week leading up to the Copenhagen Grand Depart

A round up of products released at the 2022 Tour de France
(Image credit: Cannondale / Colnago / CeramicSpeed / Bollé)

The Tour de France doesn’t only mean three weeks of exciting racing. It also guarantees the launch of new products and special colourways as brands take advantage of the unparalleled global attention. In modern times at least, the Grande Boucle is also the big shop window. 

So on the opening day of the 109th edition, it’s only right that this week’s round-up has a distinct Tour flavour to it.

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Luke Friend has worked as a writer, editor and copywriter for twenty five years. Across books, magazines and websites, he's covered a broad range of topics for a range of clients including Major League Baseball, the National Trust and the NHS. He has an MA in Professional Writing from Falmouth University and is a qualified bicycle mechanic. He has been a cycling enthusiast from an early age, partly due to watching the Tour de France on TV. He's a keen follower of bike racing to this day as well as a regular road and gravel rider.