Archie Ryan’s Cannondale SuperSix EVO LAB71 When scouring the WorldTour peloton for bikes, it’s hard not to be drawn to EF Education-EasyPost ’s offering. The team are renowned for their brave kit and bike designs and they’ve remained true to that form in 2024 with what is the most striking bike in the pro peloton.
Even by the team’s attention-grabbing standards, Archie Ryan ’s Cannondale SuperSix EVO LAB71 stood out to us at the Tour Down Under , not because of its design, but due to its small size. The Irishman is a new edition to the team for 2024, having swapped Jumbo-Visma’s Cervélo bikes for Cannondale.
Luckily, the team kindly let us take a closer look so that we could learn more about the bike and its set-up. Here’s what we discovered. Read more: Jonathan Vaughters: We want EF Education-EasyPost to be one of the best teams in the world
Small bike, large head tube
The bike in question is Cannondale’s climbing bike, although it has wandered firmly into the all-round superbike territory. That essentially means that it has packed both lightweight and aerodynamic features into one package, making it a master of virtually all tarmac terrains. So, while the team’s riders can also use Cannondale’s dedicated aero offering, the SystemSix, many now choose to use the SuperSix for the majority of races. The bike had a deep-looking head tube © GCN
One of the main giveaways to the bike’s increasingly aero leanings is the head tube. Like on […]