Bart Wellens's Ridley X-Night Cyclocross Bike

Clock00:00, Sunday 1st December 2013

Bart Wellens rides a Ridley X-Night cyclocross bike in Telenet-Fidea colours with a SRAM Red 22 groupset.
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Bart Wellens is a two-time world champion and a firm fan favourite in the world of Belgian cyclocross. Wellens rides a Ridley X-Night in custom team colours. He uses a SRAM Red 22 groupset, 4za finishing kit, Selle San Marco saddle, Avid Shorty Ultimate brakes and EDCO wheels.

Like many pro cross riders, Wellens uses Dugast tubulars. When we saw his bike, he had a set of Typhoons (intermediate tread) in 33mm (maximum width). Wellens's bike stands out from the crowd; Bart is meticulous in preparing his equipment and chooses to use a single 2 or 44 tooth chainring with a K-Edge chainguard. He also adds some sandpaper to his shifter to help with grip in wet conditions - a seriously cool tweak.

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