Tejay van Garderen's Cannondale SuperSix Evo
Cannondale launched its revamped SuperSix Evo just a couple weeks before the start of the 2019 Tour de France. It’s a ground-up redesign of its lightweight climbing bike. Photo: Dan Cavallari | VeloNews.com
Tejay van Garderen's Cannondale SuperSix Evo
The pros get what the pros want. The SuperSix Evo comes stock with an integrated aero cockpit, but van Garderen ran a more traditional stem here. That of course required some different cable routing and a cap to cover where the cables would normally route under the stem. Photo: Dan Cavallari | VeloNews.com
Tejay van Garderen's Cannondale SuperSix Evo
Note the cap in front of the headset where the stem would usually integrate. Photo: Dan Cavallari | VeloNews.com
Tejay van Garderen's Cannondale SuperSix Evo
What do Tour stages look like to the riders? A bit like this. Photo: Dan Cavallari | VeloNews.com
Tejay van Garderen's Cannondale SuperSix Evo
Photo: Dan Cavallari | Van Garderen is one of only four Americans at the Tour de France this year. VeloNews.com
Tejay van Garderen's Cannondale SuperSix Evo
Prologo saddles feature grippy materials shaped like tiny volcanoes to help secure the rider in place. This encourages a stable riding position for better pedaling power transfer. Photo: Dan Cavallari | VeloNews.com
Tejay van Garderen's Cannondale SuperSix Evo
A 53/42 chainring combo gets mated to Cannondale’s SiSL 2 crank with Power2Max power meter. Nifty holographic decals make for a nice touch too. Photo: Dan Cavallari | VeloNews.com
Tejay van Garderen's Cannondale SuperSix Evo
Photo: Dan Cavallari | VeloNews.com
Tejay van Garderen's Cannondale SuperSix Evo
Van Garderen ran an 11-30 cassette during stage 1, which was the gear size chosen by many riders on stage 1. Photo: Dan Cavallari | VeloNews.com
Tejay van Garderen's Cannondale SuperSix Evo
While it appears to be a big moment for tubeless tires at the Tour, van Garderen stuck with tubulars for stage 1. Photo: Dan Cavallari | VeloNews.com