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Tech gallery: More pro bikes at the 2012 Tour of Flanders

By:
James Huang
Published:
April 03, 2012, 14:29 BST,
Updated:
April 03, 2012, 15:29 BST
Race:
Tour of Flanders
Rabobank riders were evenly split between the TCR Advanced SL and the Defy Advanced SL for Ronde van Vlaanderen.

Rabobank riders were evenly split between the TCR Advanced SL and the Defy Advanced SL for Ronde van Vlaanderen.

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This article originally published on BikeRadar

Mild weather prompted teams and riders to stick to rather conventional gear once again for this year's Tour of Flanders, with just a few concessions made for the tricky cobbled climbs.

Fatter tubular tires were inflated to lower pressures, a few teams opted for modified or more 'Roubaix style' frames, and aggressively aero wheels were replaced with ones that would better cope with typically windy conditions.

We brought you a look at many of the bikes from key teams and riders at the Ronde van Vlaanderen earlier this week but here's a look at what else we spotted on race day.

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