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Flanders Pro Bike: Fabian Cancellara’s new Trek Domane

Fabian Cancellara is the only Trek – Segafredo rider on a Domane at the Tour of Flanders
Flanders Pro Bike: Pro Bike: Cancellara's Domane
Fabian Cancellara is on-board a Domane as he pursues a fourth career Tour of Flanders win. Photo: Dan Cavallari | VeloNews
Flanders Pro Bike: Pro Bike: Cancellara's Domane
Is that a decoupler on the head tube? It certainly appears that way. Trek seems to have adapted its IsoSpeed system to the front of the bike. Photo: Dan Cavallari | VeloNews
Flanders Pro Bike: Pro Bike: Cancellara's Domane
Trek reps confirmed that Cancellara is the only Trek-Segafredo rider who will be on the Domane during the Tour of Flanders. Photo: Dan Cavallari | VeloNews
Flanders Pro Bike: Pro Bike: Cancellara's Domane
The rear IsoSpeed appears to be adjustable using a slider mounted between two independent tubes. Photo: Dan Cavallari | VeloNews
Flanders Pro Bike: Pro Bike: Cancellara's Domane
The seat mast and seat tube appear to be two independent pieces, allowing for adjustability within the IsoSpeed decoupler mechanism. Photo: Dan Cavallari | VeloNews
Flanders Pro Bike: Pro Bike: Cancellara's Domane
No, that’s not a shout-out to Tony Martin. It’s a reference to Tony Montana from the movie ‘Scarface’. Photo: Dan Cavallari | VeloNews
Flanders Pro Bike: Pro Bike: Cancellara's Domane
Custom textured artwork on the top tube lists Cancellara’s podium results from Flanders. That’s three first place finishes and a third place finish. Not a bad top tube resumé. Photo: Dan Cavallari | VeloNews
Flanders Pro Bike: Pro Bike: Cancellara's Domane
More custom artwork on the stem of Cancellara’s Domane. Photo: Dan Cavallari | VeloNews
Flanders Pro Bike: Pro Bike: Cancellara's Domane
More Scarface. Photo: Dan Cavallari | VeloNews
Flanders Pro Bike: Pro Bike: Cancellara's Domane
While many riders we spotted in the pits opted for 28c tires to combat Flandrian cobbles, Cancellara rolls slightly narrower 25c tires with Bontrager’s Aeolus 5 rims. Photo: Dan Cavallari | VeloNews
Flanders Pro Bike: Pro Bike: Cancellara's Domane
Spartacus’s bike is adorned with Shimano’s finest, right down to the direct-mount Dura-Ace brakes front and rear. Photo: Dan Cavallari | VeloNews
Flanders Pro Bike: Pro Bike: Cancellara's Domane
While the chainrings are stamped 53/39, Trek reps confirmed that Cancellara actually rides a 38-tooth small ring. Photo: Dan Cavallari | VeloNews
Flanders Pro Bike: Pro Bike: Cancellara's Domane
The rear cassette range is 11-28, which was almost universal on every team’s bikes. Photo: Dan Cavallari | VeloNews