18 Sep 2020
VISION NEWS FROM TOUR DE FRANCE TIME TRIAL
The 2020 Tour de France features 5 pro teams battling it out with FSA and Vision parts: Team Jumbo-Visma, EF Pro Cycling, Team Bahrain-McLaren, Team Cofidis and B&B Hotels-Vital Concept.
Focusing on the 20th stage, the time trial final showdown at La Planche des Belles Filles, certainly at the end of the stage we know who will win the Tour de France. For this reason, Vision is ready, providing to its many sponsored teams the best products to put the riders in the best possible conditions.
PRIMOZ ROGLIC WILL USE THE NEW METRON TFE EXTENSIONS
Vision will introduce the brand new Metron TFE Extensions, carbon superlight extensions developed according to the needs and the feedback of Vision sponsored pro athletes.
We are happy to share that these extensions will be available on the market soon. In the meantime, it will be utilized as an important tool that Vision will make available to Primoz Roglic and other champions for their assault on the Tour de France.
• 8% FASTER THAN STANDARD VISION EXTENSIONS.
• 9.4 SECONDS FASTER ON 40 KM OF TIME TRAIL.
MIKEL LANDA AND RIGOBERTO URAN WILL USE SPECIAL METRON SUPERLIGHT WHEELS TO CLIMB POSITIONS IN THE RANKING.
In a stage where every second will be crucial for the general classification, the EF Pro Cycling and Bahrain-McLaren riders will have a special version of the Metron 40 SL and Metron 55 SL wheels, produced specifically for the challenge on La Planche de Belles Filles.
• STEEL SPOKES WITH A GREATER PERCENTAGE OF CARBON, INCREASING THE STIFFNESS OF THE WHEEL.
• ERGAL NIPPLES INSTEAD OF BRASS FOR A SAVING OF 50 GRAMS PER SET.
• WEIGHT: 1288gr (Set Metron 40 SL) – 1385gr (Set Metron 55 SL)
OFFICIAL DEBUT OF THE NEW METRON TFW REAR DISC WHEEL
Mikel Landa and his team mates of Bahrain-McLaren will compete in the first flat section of the hill climb with the new Metron TFW rear lenticular wheel, which will officially debut in competitions, on this occasion with elegant McLaren "customized" graphics.
• ULTRA-LIGHT PAINT OF ONLY 4GR WITH A SPECIAL CHEMISTRY THAT IMPROVES AERODYNAMICS.
• AVAILABLE IN TUBELESS READY AND TUBULAR VERSION.
• ARTIGIANAL BUILT IN ITALY
• WEIGHT: 945 grams
SPECIAL 58T CHAINRING ON THE FSA POWERBOX OF B&B HOTELS-VITAL CONCEPT BIKES
B&B Hotels-Vital Concept riders will also have at their disposal the carbon crankset with Powerbox Road Crankset, equipped with a special aerodynamic crown, during the time trial. This will represent a great advantage during the race, with the riders who will have their wattage under control, being able to manage their performance in the best way.
We are glad to confirm all these aero parts will be chosen again by the FSA and Vision sponsored teams during the 1st stage of Giro d’Italia 202, the team time trial in Palermo.