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Kona 2011 - Top 15 men on the bike popular

Written by: Herbert Krabel
Date: Mon Oct 24 2011

Here is a closer look at the top 15 men at the Ironman World Championships in Kona, Hawaii aboard their bikes. Want to know what they were using in terms of frames and components? Look no further.


1. Craig Alexander
Australia
bike split: 4:24:05

bike: Specialized Shiv Tri
size: S
aero bars: Shimano Pro Missile Evo
drive train: Shimano Di-2
front wheel: Shimano C50
rear wheel: Shimano C75
saddle: Fizik Arione Tri 2
pedals: Shimano Dura Ace carbon
tires: Continental Competition 22
power meter: SRM




2. Pete Jacobs
Australia
bike split: 4:31:01

bike: Boardman Air TT 9.8
size: n/a
aero bars: Vision
drive train: SRAM Red
front wheel: Zipp 404 Firecrest
rear wheel: Zipp 808 Firecrest
saddle: ISM Adamo Racing
pedals: n/a
tires: Continental
power meter: n/a




3. Andreas Raelert
Germany
bike split: 4:26:52

bike: BMC TM01
size: n/a
aero bars: Shimano Pro
drive train: Shimano Di-2
front wheel: Shimano C75
rear wheel: Shimano C75
saddle: Fizik Arione
pedals: Shimano
tires: Continental
power meter: SRM




4. Dirk Bockel
Luxembourg
bike split: 4:24:17

bike: Blue Triad SL
size: ML
aero bars: Aerus
drive train: Shimano Di-2
front wheel: Shimano C50
rear wheel: Shimano C75
saddle: Selle Italia SLR T1
pedals: Shimano
tires: Schwalbe Ultremo
power meter: SRM




5. Timo Bracht
Germany
bike split: 4:35:07

bike: Giant Trinity Advanced SL
size: M
aero bars: Giant Trinity Advanced SL AeroDrive
drive train: Shimano Di-2
front wheel: ENVE 8.9
rear wheel: ENVE 8.9
saddle: Velo Timo Bracht Comp
pedals: E-PR200 CKTi
tires: Continental Competition
power meter: SRM / Rotor




6. Mike Aigroz
Switzerland
bike split: 4:30:43

bike: Look 596
size: n/a
aero bars: n/a
drive train: Shimano Di-2
front wheel: Zipp 808
rear wheel: Zipp 1080
saddle: n/a
pedals: Look
tires: Vittoria
power meter: n/a




7. Raynard Tissink
South Africa
bike split: 4:28:38

bike: Trek Speed Concept
size: n/a
aero bars: Bontrager Speed Concept
drive train: SRAM Red
front wheel: Bontrager Aeolus 5
rear wheel: Bontrager Aeolus 9
saddle: ISM Adamo Time Trial
pedals: Speedplay
tires: Bontrager XXX
power meter: SRM




8. Andi Böcherer
Germany
bike split: 4:25:46

bike: Felt DA
size: 54
aero bars: Devox
drive train: Shimano Di-2
front wheel: Zipp 808 Firecrest
rear wheel: Zipp 808 Firecrest
saddle: Prologo
pedals: Shimano Dura Ace
tires: Continental Competition TT
power meter: n/a




9. Luke McKenzie
Australia
bike split: 4:24:16

bike: Scott Plasma 3
size: M
aero bars: 3T Brezza
drive train: SRAM Red (Black)
front wheel: Zipp 808 Firecrest
rear wheel: Zipp 808 Firecrest
saddle: Prologo Scratch TR Pro custom
pedals: Speedplay Zero
tires: Zipp tangente
power meter: Quarq




10. Faris Al-Sultan
Germany
bike split: 4:29:31

bike: Storck Aero 2
size: 55cm
aero bars: Storck Zeitjäger
drive train: Shimano Di-2
front wheel: Xentis Mark 2 TT
rear wheel: Xentis Mark 2 TT
saddle: Prologo
pedals: Shimano
tires: Continental TT
power meter: SRM




11. Tom Lowe
Great Britain
bike split: 4:26:28

bike: Trek Speed Concept
size: XL
aero bars: Bontrager Speed Concept integrated
drive train: Shimano Dura Ace
front wheel: Reynolds RZR 92.2
rear wheel: Reynolds RZR 92.2
saddle: Specialized TriTip SL Team
pedals: Look Keo Carbon
tires: Continental Competition
power meter: n/a




12. Daniel Fontana
Italy
bike split: 4:30:57

bike: Hersh crono 11 custom
size: custom
aero bars: 3T Ventus
drive train: SRAM Red
front wheel: StelleAzzurra 50
rear wheel: StelleAzzurra 75
saddle: S-Mania
pedals: Look Keo Aero Blade
tires: Schwalbe Ultremo
power meter: n/a




13. Marko Albert
Estonia
bike split: 4:36:43

bike: Blue Triad SL
size: ML
aero bars: Aerus
drive train: SRAM Red
front wheel: Reynolds RZR 92.2
rear wheel: Reynolds RZR 92.2
saddle: Selle San Marco Ponza
pedals: Mavic
tires: Vittoria Corsa Evo CX
power meter: Quarq




14. Rasmus Henning
Denmark
bike split: 4:31:11

bike: Specialized Shiv Tri
size: M
aero bars: Specialized
drive train: SRAM Red
front wheel: Zipp 808 Firecrest
rear wheel: Zipp 808 Firecrest
saddle: Specialized TriTip 40
pedals: Speedplay Zero
tires: Specialized
power meter: Quarq




15. Cyril Viennot
France
bike split: 4:44:50

bike: Scott Plasma 3
size: M
aero bars: Profile Design
drive train: SRAM Red (Black)
front wheel: Mavic Cosmic Carbone 60
rear wheel: Mavic Cosmic Carbone 80
saddle: Fizik Arione Tri Carbone
pedals: Mavic
tires: Mavic
power meter: n/a





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Comments

Awesome. 5 out of 5 stars

Tom Demerly

Reviewed by: Tom Demerly, Oct 24 2011 3:53PM

I look forward to this feature every year. Awesome. Thank you Herbert and Dan.