09 February 2013

ProTeam Equipment 2013 - Bikes, Components, Wheels, Tires

Professional Cycling Team Equipment for 2013 

BIKES  COMPONENTS  WHEELS  TIRES

Wondering what bikes, components, wheels and tires the best pro cycling teams in the world use? The 2013 race season has already begun, but it is never too late to compile a good list of team equipment. Especially for those of us who have a McLaren Venge on our wish list for 2013.

To see a list of the what pedals, saddles, clothing and helmets the pros will use in 2013, please go to: ProTeam Equipment 2013 - Pedals, Saddles, Clothing, Helmets. Also see: Pro Team bikes (in photos), jerseys (in photos), sponsors (in description), equipment (in list), social media links.

What bikes and components do the pro teams ride?
TEAM
BIKE
COMPONENT
AG2R LA MONDIALE (FRA)
Focus
Campagnolo EPS
ASTANA PRO TEAM (KAZ)
Specialized
Campagnolo EPS
BELKIN PRO CYCLING  (NED)
Giant
Shimano Di2
BMC RACING TEAM (USA)
BMC
ShimanoDi2
CANNONDALE PRO (ITA)
Cannondale
SRAM
EUSKALTEL-EUSKADI (ESP)
Orbea
Shimano Di2
FDJ (FRA)
Lapierre
Shimano Di2
GARMIN-SHARP (USA)
Cervelo
Shimano Di2/Rotor
LAMPRE – MERIDA (ITA)
Merida
Shimano Di2/FSA
LOTTO-BELISOL (BEL)
Ridley
Campagnolo EPS
MOVISTAR TEAM (ESP)
Pinarello
Campagnolo EPS
OMEGA PHARMA-QUICKSTEP
Specialized 
SRAM
ORICA-GREENEDGE  (AUS)
Scott
Shimano Di2
RADIOSHACK LEOPARD (LUX)
Trek
Shimano Di2
SKY PROCYCLING GBR)
Pinarello
Shimano Di2
TEAM ARGOS-SHIMANO (NED
Felt
Shimano Di2
TEAM SAXO-BANK TINKOFF
Specialized
SRAM
VACANSOLEIL-DCM  (NED)
Bianchi
Campy/FSA
Argos Shimano Felt bike and Shimano wheels, components and pedals   
©Photo by Karen at Pedal Dancer®
 What wheels and tires do the pro teams use?
TEAM
WHEEL
TIRES
AG2R LA MONDIALE (FRA)
Fulcrum
Schwable
ASTANA PRO TEAM (KAZ)
Corima
Specialized
BELKIN PRO CYCLING TEAM
Shimano
Vittoria
BMC RACING TEAM (USA)
Shimano
Continental
CANNONDALE PRO (ITA)
Vision
Shimano
EUSKALTEL-EUSKADI (ESP)
Shimano  
Vittoria
FDJ (FRA)
Shimano
Schwable
GARMIN-SHARP (USA)
Mavic
Mavic
LAMPRE – MERIDA (ITA)
Fulcrum
Continental
LOTTO-BELISOL (BEL)
Campagnolo
Continental
MOVISTAR TEAM (ESP)
Campagnolo
Vittoria
OMEGA PHARMA-QUICKSTEP
ZIPP 
Specialized
ORICA-GREENEDGE  (AUS)
Shimano
Continental
RADIOSHACK LEOPARD (LUX)
Bontrager
Schwable
SKY PROCYCLING GBR)
Shimano
Shimano
TEAM ARGOS-SHIMANO (NED
Shimano
Vittoria
TEAM SAXO-BANK TINKOFF
ZIPP
Specialized
VACANSOLEIL-DCM  (NED)
FFWD
Vredestein
Omega Pharma Quickstep uses Specialized bikes with SRAM and ZIPP wheels
©Photo by Karen at Pedal Dancer®
These were the Garmin Sharp teams all black Cervelo bikes with Mavic wheels in 2012   
©Photo by Karen at Pedal Dancer®
Team BMC time trial bike. BMC has changed from Easton to Shimano wheels this year   
Photo from BMC team website
I think I'm changing out my Continentals for the winter months (that's a Lampre rider)
Photo from http://dangerousnet.tumblr.com/
Although Philippe Gilbert's tires look like fun (also Continental).
Photo from http://dangerousnet.tumblr.com/
Now we're talking - Peter Sagan on Cannondale /Shimano /Shimano
Photo from http://dangerousnet.tumblr.com/

For more information on the teams and their equipment, please go to the Pedal Dancer guide page: PRO TEAMS

Take a look back at previous pro bikes: