Elia Viviani's Specialized S-Works Venge
Deceuninck-Quick-Step’s Elia Viviani will tackle the sprint field on this Specialized S-Works Venge. Photo: Dan Cavallari | VeloNews.com
Elia Viviani's Specialized S-Works Venge
Viviani’s Venge gets the Quick-Step blue treatment — not to mention disc brakes. Photo: Dan Cavallari | VeloNews.com
Elia Viviani's Specialized S-Works Venge
The Venge features dropped seatstays, largely to increase compliance on Specialized’s ultra-stiff frame. Photo: Dan Cavallari | VeloNews.com
Elia Viviani's Specialized S-Works Venge
The Wolfpack graphic on the top tube is a good reminder of the incredible season the team has had so far in 2019. Photo: Dan Cavallari | VeloNews.com
Elia Viviani's Specialized S-Works Venge
A shapely head tube and internal cable routing, along with an integrated cockpit, make the Venge a sleek machine that cuts down drastically on aerodynamic drag at the front of the bike. Photo: Dan Cavallari | VeloNews.com
Elia Viviani's Specialized S-Works Venge
Photo: Dan Cavallari | VeloNews.com
Elia Viviani's Specialized S-Works Venge
Viviani’s integrated cockpit. Photo: Dan Cavallari | VeloNews.com
Elia Viviani's Specialized S-Works Venge
Electrical tape? Not for this pro. Viviani’s bar tape is secured with soft fabric tape instead. Photo: Dan Cavallari | VeloNews.com
Elia Viviani's Specialized S-Works Venge
Reducing frontal area has an incredible impact on aerodynamic performance. While much of that effort relies on the rider himself, it certainly helps to tuck the cables away, taper the head tube, and make a cockpit that pecks away at drag. Photo: Dan Cavallari | VeloNews.com
Elia Viviani's Specialized S-Works Venge
Viviani’s Shimano Dura-Ace Di2 shifters have some remote sprint buttons tucked away on the drops. Photo: Dan Cavallari | VeloNews.com
Elia Viviani's Specialized S-Works Venge
An integrated computer mount looks nifty. Photo: Dan Cavallari | VeloNews.com
Elia Viviani's Specialized S-Works Venge
The Di2 junction box is integrated into the aero seatpost. Photo: Dan Cavallari | VeloNews.com
Elia Viviani's Specialized S-Works Venge
For his pre-tour training ride, Viviani used a 53-39 chainring combo. It’s likely this will be his setup for stage 1 as well. Photo: Dan Cavallari | VeloNews.com
Elia Viviani's Specialized S-Works Venge
Viviani is running an 11-30 cassette. Photo: Dan Cavallari | VeloNews.com
Elia Viviani's Specialized S-Works Venge
While Viviani rode these S-Works Turbo Gripton tubular tires on his training ride, there have been whispers that he will run tubeless tires at some point during the Tour, as he did at the 2019 Giro d’Italia. Photo: Dan Cavallari | VeloNews.com
Elia Viviani
The sprinter’s bike needed a few tweaks when he returned from the training ride. Photo: Dan Cavallari | VeloNews.com
Elia Viviani
Photo: Dan Cavallari | VeloNews.com