The defending Challenge Roth champion Timo Bracht returns to the race with a new bike sponsor and a tricked out Shimano Dura-Ace Di2 equipped Quintana Roo PRsix.
Timo Bracht has a very busy schedule here, but he kindly allowed me to pull him aside to look at his bike.
After about 6 years on a Giant Trinity Advanced SL, he now rides this tricked out QR PRsix.
Syntace, once a household name in triathlon, is now a very rare sight. Bracht uses their base bars and the C6 extensions.
Simon Smart is the man behind the Drag2Zero product line and these supportive arm rests.
The view from above shows the integrated tray on the Syntace C6 extensions.
A unique custom Garmin mount sits right behind the pads.
Rotor Flow 172.5mm cranks with Rotor IN Power power meter and 53-42 Q-rings.
Bracht opted for a TriRig aero brake to keep the front of the bike very clean.
A Cobb Gen2 saddle keeps Bracht comfortable for the 180km ride on Sunday.
A tubular ENVE 8SES wheel up front with Continental Competition 25mm ProLTD tires.
A Berner cage and pulley wheels on the Shimano Dura-Ace Di2 rear derailleur.
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