Chris Froome's Pinarello K8-S | Tour De France 2015

Published on July 6th 2015


Team Sky have made their classics bike available to their leader at the Tour de France. Click here to subscribe to GCN: The K8-S was designed with cobbles in mind, and that's exactly what Chris Froome and the other yellow jersey contenders have to deal with on Stage 4 of this years Tour. The defining feature of this bike, which was unveiled in the spring of 2015, is the rear 'suspension' system which intersects the seatpost and seatstays. It offers up to to 10mm of travel. Other modifications for the pavé include FMB tubulars, usually only seen at the spring classic Paris-Roubaix, plus an extra layer of handlebar tape to make the tops that little bit more comfy. Will Froomey survive the cobblestones? Who will be victorious on the day? Let us know in the comments section below! Music: Nseven - Snows Of Yesterday Buy GCN cycling kit - USA: Rest of World: Get GCN T-Shirts and hoodies: