Ian Stannard’s Pinarello Dogma F8 for the Tour de France

A closer look at the Team Sky rider's bike

Originally published on Cyclingnews

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England’s Ian Stannard will be one of the eight Team Sky riders supporting Chris Froome’s bid for a third Tour de France win. Stannard, along with his compatriot Luke Rowe, will look after Froome on the flatter rides and smaller climbs.

Ian Stannard’s 139mm Pro stem: Ian Stannard’s 139mm Pro stem
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He’ll be doing most of his duties on his black and blue Pinarello Dogma F8. Stannard measures in at 1.89 metres tall (or 6ft 2) and rides a 57.5cm frame. He also makes use of a 139mm PRO stem, longer than any of his teammates. 

His team leader Froome, who is just three centimetres shorter, rides with a 121mm stem, while the 1.83m Geraint Thomas uses a 131mm stem. This gives him a much more aggressive position on the bike. The handlebars are also from PRO.

53x39t chainrings for Ian Stannard: 53x39t chainrings for Ian Stannard
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The Dogma F8 comes with Shimano’s Dura-Ace Di2 groupset, with Stannard opting for 53×39 chainrings. Team Sky also uses Dura-Ace C50 wheels, which are fitted with Continental Pro Competition tubular tyres. The bike is finished with a Fizik Arione saddle.

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Flick through the gallery above for a closer look at Stannard’s bike.