Tools and tricks of the pro mechanics
A close-up look at the Australian's purpose-built ride
Australian's 2015 Tinkoff-Saxo team bike
Winner of the 2015 Tour Down Under
The new Ritchey Z-Max Shield (left) is intended for racing and hardpacked conditions with its fast-rolling low-knob design while the new Z-Max Grip features full-height knobs and soft rubber for better traction. WCS versions of both models are tubeless-ready with UST-type beads and standard casings to reduce weight.
Photo: © James Huang