The new Look 695 Aerolight at Cofidis, the new, more sculpted Orbea Orca and Pioneer power meters were all present on the first stage of the 2013 Tour de France.
Tyres from Schwalbe – called the One – carried the company’s First Ride stamp, a sure sign that some new road tyres are on the way.
French team FDJ appeared to be using a new, cut away fork on the Lapierre Xelius EFi frame too: the leading edge had a cutaway in the leading edge which housed a Shimano Dura-Ace Dual Mount brake.
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New to the 695 AeroLight is the Look AeroStem – an elegant, more aerodynamic evolution to the angular and brick-like C-Stem. The clamping mechanism is covered under the rubberised flap