It was only a matter of time. Mark Cavendish won yet another Tour de France stage today, but also managed to pull on the yellow leader’s jersey for the first time in his career.
Perhaps the most popular tire in the pro peloton, Cavendish rolls on Continental Competition Pro LTD tires in a 25mm width: Nick Legan
He did it, of course, aboard his team issue Cervelo S5 aero road bike. The Manxman used a set of deep section Enve SES wheels rolling on Chris King hubs.
Cav used an 11-28 cassette on today’s stage, something many riders are doing for all stages. A gold KMC chain blings up his bike: Nick Legan
His Dura-Ace Di2 group shifted 54/39 chainrings and an 11-28 cassette, giving him all the top gear he needed to beat Marcel Kittel and Peter Sagan to the line.
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