Editor in the field and super lensman Jay Prasuhn checks in with his latest round of stellar spy shots from the Tour. Braving crazed Belgian mechanics and stressed directeur sportifs, Jay somehow managed to get close-up shots of the latest tech from the field.
Fi:zi'k's new time trial saddle, tentatively called the Ares, will debut under David Millar's Felt DA.
The Garmin-Chipotle team is running a limited-color orange and blue Edge 705 for the race.
A look at the cockpit of the new Giant TT bike. The black front cowling is CNC'd aluminum.
The hidden front brake on the new Giant TT bike. In what is becoming a growing, the brake is mounted behind the fork.
Thomas Lovkvist's low-basebar, high-pad cockpit takes influence from teammate Bradley Wiggins front-end setup.
While Columbia-HighRoad is American-owned, is decidedly Deutch in flavor, hence the German soccer insignia on the toptube, translating to "The Team."
The rear brake on the Giant TT bike.
Saddle fore and aft adjust on the Giant TT bike.
A side-on look at the Giant TT bike, which team director (and Ironman finisher) Rolf Aldag said was rushed in just in time for the Tour.
Julian Dean's front end exhibits the clean internal cable run on the new Shimano Dura-Ace.
Oval Concepts' Morgan Nicol showed us a prototype bra for his aerobar he hopes to perfect that would allow standard use, while providing for cleaner air flow over the entire cockpit.
Liquigas' Filippo Potazzo has an iridescent green and gold custom paint job on his Cannondale road rig.