Romain Bardet's Factor Slick Time Trial Pro Bike | Vuelta A España 2017

Published on September 2nd 2017

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Making it's debut this year in the UCI World Tour, the Slick from Factor helped 🇫🇷 AG2R La Mondiale 🇫🇷 lead rider Romain Bardet onto the Podium at the Tour de France. Dan Lloyd checks out his Time Trial bike at the 2017 Vuelta a España. Subscribe to GCN: http://gcn.eu/SubscribeToGCN Get exclusive GCN gear in the GCN store! http://gcn.eu/me Hailing from an engineering team that had previously worked in top level motorsport from Ferrari to F1 teams, Factor bikes started in Norfolk, UK. The Slick is claimed to be 1.5kg lighter than their previous model. Other interesting features include the unique split Twin Vane Evo downtube, designed to reduce drag by 100g at 40kph. Parts for the built are sourced from all over the world, including the American cockpit from 51 Speedshop, French wheels and pedals from Mavic and Look and an Italian saddle from Fi'zi:k. What do you think of 🇫🇷 Romain Bardet's Factor Slick time trial bike? Let us know in the comments below 👇 Frame and forks: Factor Slick Time Trial Wheels: Mavic Comete Pro Carbon SI (front), carbon disc wheel (rear) Tyres: Continental Podium TT Tubulars 25mm Handlebars: 51 Speedshop cockpit with monostack formation Stem: Integrated Factor Seatpost: Integrated Factor Saddle: Fi'zi:k Ares TT Saddle Shifters: Shimano Dura-Ace Di2 R9170 Brakes: Shimano Dura-Ace Di2 R9170 Front Mech: Shimano Dura-Ace Di2 R9170 Rear Mech: Shimano Dura-Ace Di2 R9170, Ceramic Speed cage Chainset: Shimano Dura-Ace, Pedals: Look Chainring size: 54/44T Powermeter: SRM Powermeter, K-Edge Mount (SRM Specific) Cassette: 11/25T Saddle height: 77cm Reach: 86cm Tyre width: 25mm If you'd like to contribute captions and video info in your language, here's the link 👍 http://gcn.eu/md Watch more on GCN... La Vuelta TTT with BMC 📹 http://gcn.eu/BMCTTT The latest GCN Show, Episode 242 📹 http://gcn.eu/gcnshow242 Photos: © Bettiniphoto / http://www.bettiniphoto.net/ & ©Tim De Waele / http://www.tdwsport.com