Is it a shame you'll never see this radical new Cadex Tri bike in the Tour de France?

You name the UCI equipment regulation and this bike breaks it... but is the WorldTour missing out on such a spectacular machine?

Cadex Tri bike
(Image credit: Cadex)

When Giant first released images of this bike I thought what many people did. That’s the ugliest thing I’ve ever seen. Not only is it banned by the UCI but there's also a case to be made that the UN should step in.

However, triathlon is not governed by the UCI or the UN. And while there's no getting away from the fact that this is not a good-looking bike, looking good isn’t fast. As the brand's social media admin shot back: “Pretty doesn’t win races.'' 

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