Loud and proud, subtle and stealthy: the stunning Tour de France Femmes pro bikes have it all

Here are the war horses being ridden in the battle for the yellow jersey

Pro bikes of the Tour de France Femmes
(Image credit: Anne-Marije Rook)

We're more than halfway through the 2022 Tour de Frances Femmes avec Zwift yet the General Classification remains wide open. The eight-day tour features everything from cobbles and gravel to brutal mountain climbs including the iconic Grand Ballon and Planche des Belles Filles.

The grandeur and honor of the first yellow jersey in 33 years is on the line and, as such, the competition is fierce and the equipment absolutely dialled. Here's a look at a selection of the bikes featured in this year's race.

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Anne-Marije Rook
North American Editor

Cycling Weekly's North American Editor, Anne-Marije Rook is old school. She holds a degree in journalism and started out as a newspaper reporter — in print! She can even be seen bringing a pen and notepad to the press conference.

Originally from The Netherlands, she grew up a bike commuter and didn't find bike racing until her early twenties when living in Seattle, Washington. Strengthened by the many miles spent darting around Seattle's hilly streets on a steel single speed, Rook's progression in the sport was a quick one. As she competed at the elite level, her journalism career followed, and soon she became a full-time cycling journalist. She's now been a cycling journalist for 11 years.