After 21 frantic stages that produced 13 stage winners in total, Tadej Pogačar stood atop the Paris podium as the 2021 Tour de France champion.
Pogačar rode into Paris on a custom Colnago V3Rs . In fact, so dominant was his victory, the Slovenian’s bike was handed a yellow-accented makeover as soon as he rolled out in the maillot jaune for the first time on stage nine.
The lightweight aero all-rounder was officially launched two years ago, and as far as credentials go, consecutive Tour de France victories are as good as it gets.
But which other pro bikes were powered to victory during this year’s Tour de France? Beneath every great rider is a top-specced bike, dressed to impress and fine-tuned to very specific needs.
Let’s take a closer look… Which bike brand won the most 2021 Tour de France stages?
Cervélo: 4 Colnago: 3 Merida: 3 Canyon: 2 BMC: 1 Trek: 1 Stage one: Julian Alaphillipe – Specialized S-Works Tarmac SL7 Julian Alaphilippe swapped the rainbow jersey for the yellow jersey when he stormed to victory on stage one of this year’s Tour de France into Landerneau.Being world champion has its perks, not least a custom paint job for his Specialized S-Works Tarmac SL7 .Alaphilippe broke ground winning on clincher tyres last year, and his teammates all followed the trend this year – with Specialized’s Turbo Cotton tyres fitted to Roval Rapide CLX hoops.At the heart of the bike is a super-lightweight and aero optimised frame. Dressed in Shimano’s […]