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Did I see tanwalls on Jumbo road bikes?

Old 09-06-21, 06:01 PM
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Did I see tanwalls on Jumbo road bikes?

Not on the final day's TT bikes, just the road bikes.
I think I need a guide to the tires used at La Vuelta. Anybody know where to find such a thing?
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I am pretty sure they're using the new tan wall GP5000's (previously a limited edition).

Such a guide would be interesting for the plethora of "officially, team X is riding [brand name], however, upon closer inspection they appear to be re-badged [other brand name, probably Continental]".
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The "Competition" is their grand tour spec tubular. I doubt they were using clinchers. But could be a limited run tubular with a GP5000 tread pattern - those guys get all kinds of cool stuff the general public doesnt necessarily have access to
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Vittoria is the tire supplier for Jumbo Visma at the 2021 Vuelta, from what I've previously read. Vittoria makes tubular tire and clinchers with a tan or light colored side wall.

I don't know how well they can control if a rider wants something different though for any one specific stage.


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