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Jurgen Van den pokerturniere baden württemberg 2017 Broeck has just completed his final pre-season training camp in Benicassim, Spain and this, the Ridley Helium SL, is the bike he will use for the forthcoming season.
Super-skinny seat stays are all the rage and the Helium SL is no different, with the idea that the thin and flattened profile will help build in some comfort to the rear end.
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One of the key differences between the old Helium and the new Helium SL is the switch from an integrated seat post to a standard,.2mm seatpost, which saves weight, increases comfort and improves re-sale value, according to Ridley.
Our offered shoes are procured from the reliable vendors of the market.Lotto-Belisol got hold of it just before the Tour de France, while we first gave you a glimpse at Eurobike.Discuss on the forum m, open Gallery 13, images, pro bike: Jurgen van den Broeck's Ridley Helium SL 1 / 13, loading.Lotto Shoes are provided in the market at most economical prices, which makes them edged over other similar market availabilities.The frame previously weighed in the region of 950g but that has dropped to a paltry 780g (claimed weight) for a size medium that puts it among the lightest frames available while the new Helium Ultralight fork weighs a claimed 310g.
But Van den Broeck, fourth in the Tour de France in 20, and aiming for a spot on the podium in 2013, will only use the Helium SL throughout the season, regardless of the race.
Lotto-Belisol say there is not enough performance gain to be had from using Super Record EPS to have initially justified the extra cost but are expecting to upgrade some machines ahead of the Tour de France.
The Helium SL tube profiles make for an understated appearance, particularly compared bonus casalinghe 2015 to the streamlined Noah fast and oversized Fenix.Otherwise, the machine is specced with Campagnolo Record EPS.We logged some miles on a non-team issue Helium SL while in Spain and will report back with our thoughts but, for now, lets take a closer look at Van den Broecks machine.Incorporating the wide experience of this line in our quality approach, we are indulged in supplying.That, and a new ultra-light paint job, should shave about 200g from the Helium SLs overall weight.These are worn by various men and women, in order to be comfortable and enhance their looks.Once the racing seasons begins, Lotto-Belisol mechanic Frederik Moons told us Van den Broeck is likely to opt for Campagnolo Hyperon Ultra Two wheels: super-light, low-profile, carbon fibre (including the hub) climbing wheels with a claimed weight of 1,231g, which Van den Broeck used for.
Lotto-Belisol riders have three different bikes from Belgian brand Ridley to choose from the super-light Helium SL, the aero Noah fast and the Classics-specific Fenix, and well be showing you all three having spent the week with the team in Spain.
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