This week, we’ve also had every bike in the WorldTour, new shoes and helmets and some rather nice custom paintwork
New Colnago bikes and Met helmets for UAE-Team Emirates
This week, we’ve had the launch of the brand new Colnago C64, as ridden by UAE-Team Emirates. Hand built in Italy, it comes with tubes that Colnago says are larger, lighter and more durable than those of the C60.
And Met has its new Trenta helmet in a new colour scheme for the UAE-Team Emirates team, as well as a European Champion’s version of the Manta and Trenta for Alexander Kristoff.
We’ve had a video look at the bikes the pros in the WorldTour will be riding in 2018. And we’ve also had a closer look at the custom paintwork on John Degenkolb’s Trek Madone, with a new colour scheme building on last year’s café racer theme.
But Alex Dowsett wasn’t so lucky with his new Katusha liveried Canyon Speedmax time trial bike, which was stolen while he was racing at the Dubai Tour this week. We reported too on how one Dutch bike brand uncovered a professional bike smuggling operation in Morocco when it tracked down one of its stolen bikes.
Peter Sagan wears Speedcraft sunnies from US brand 100%. These have now sprouted extended nose pieces with magnets. 100% says that these help to