Tucked in shifters and a Tricolore colour scheme: Simone Velasco’s Wilier Filante SLR

Italian team colours reign supreme on the Bolognese's World Championships road race bike

Simon Velasco's Wilier Filante SLR race bike
(Image credit: Future)

There was no second guessing who Simone Velasco was riding for during the men's World Champs road race on Saturday. The one-day specialist's Wilier Filante SLR was resplendent in Il Tricolore - signifying his status as the current Italian National Champ but entirely fitting for his participation in Glasgow as well. 

The man from Bologna eventually finished 27th in the race, some 13-59 behind winner Mathieu van der Poel. Let's have a closer look at the bike that he was riding.

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