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Rider stickers are very low-key for Europcar. They...

Pro bike gallery: Thomas Voeckler’s Colnago C59

Thomas Voeckler piloted his Colnago C59 to eighth at the Tour of Flanders and a win on Wednesday at De Brabantse Pijl
Thomas Voeckler's Colnago C59
Rider stickers are very low-key for Europcar. They actually look like Sharpie art until you get close and see that they are indeed decals. Photo: Nick Legan
Thomas Voeckler's Colnago C59
Thomas Voeckler was definitely at the pointy end of the Tour of Flanders, finishing eighth, and followed that result up with a win at De Brabantse Pijl. His Colnago C59 is a very striking bike in matte carbon and metal flake green. Photo: Nick Legan
Thomas Voeckler's Colnago C59
Voeckler and his teammates rode Hutchinson tubulars and used these new Campagnolo red brake pads to stop their Hyperon wheels. Other Campagnolo teams also had the red rubber pad. Perhaps a new compound? Photo: Nick Legan
Thomas Voeckler's Colnago C59
Aivee is a small French CNC company producing hubs, bottom brackets and a hydraulic brake. They also make this clever chain catcher that appears to have independent derailleur fixing/catcher adjustment. Photo: Nick Legan
Thomas Voeckler's Colnago C59
Campagnolo Record shifters, Deda bars and stem and a Sigma (wired!) computer make up Voeckler’s cockpit. Photo: Nick Legan
Thomas Voeckler's Colnago C59
Unlike his teammates, Voeckler has custom paint, though it’s very subtle. This French rooster is a source of pride for many Gallic riders, especially the former French national champ, Voeckler. Photo: Nick Legan