Mountain biking in the favela

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Trek Speed Concept Bike

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Check out this vid highlighting Trek’s innovation in their latest TT bike, as used by Chris Lieto in Kona last weekend. This was publicly launched by Contador at the Dauphine, followed by the Astana team at the Tour (read Bike Radar’s write up).

2010 Madone 5 Series

Love the new 5 series Madone in it’s 2010 colours.  I wouldn’t mind upgrading my 2008 model with some fancy deep section Bontrager Aeolus wheels. Finishes it off a treat.

2010 Madone 5 Series

Check out the site’s nifty ‘Build your custom bike’ feature, enabling you to order your very own Madone with choice of drive train, components, paint scheme, wheel colours, and even a personalised signature decal in one of three fonts.

They’ve also added a few videos with Levi, Alberto and Lance himself illustrating the science and technology in the bike, as well as the origins of the name now made famous by 9 Tour wins. I’d love to get over to Nice and climb the Col de la Madone one day!