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Gallery: Marcel Kittel gets the green treatment

German sprinter Marcel Kittel sported a matching S-Works Tarmac SL6 and Evade helmet to complement his Tour de France green points jersey.
Marcel Kittel in green
Marcel Kittel started Stage 3 in green after a sprint win on stage 2. Photo: Dan Cavallari: VeloNews.com
Marcel Kittel in green
Specialized customized his S-Works Tarmac SL6 and S-Works Evade helmet to mark the occasion.Photo: Dan Cavallari: VeloNews.com
Kittel's custom Tarmac SL6
A mechanic takes Kittel’s bike off the team car in preparation for rider check-in. Photo: Dan Cavallari: VeloNews.com
Kittel's custom Tarmac SL6
Kittel rode a disc-equipped S-Works Venge for his stage 2 win but was back on rim brakes for stage 3. Photo: Dan Cavallari: VeloNews.com
Kittel's custom Tarmac SL6
The green bar tape was almost neon in the bright sunshine in Verviers, Belgium. Photo: Dan Cavallari: VeloNews.comPhoto: Dan Cavallari: VeloNews.com
Kittel's custom Tarmac SL6
The decals are green, but Specialized otherwise went light on the customization because it’s still early in the tour. Photo: Dan Cavallari: VeloNews.com
Kittel's custom Tarmac SL6
As the late Tour stages march toward Paris, we may see a more customized ride if a Specialized rider is still in green. Photo: Dan Cavallari: VeloNews.com
Kittel's custom Tarmac SL6
Kittel’s Tarmac SL6 has direct-mount brakes with a carbon brake bridge behind it to increase stiffness and ensure consistent braking power. Photo: Dan Cavallari: VeloNews.com