Tour de France bikes: Peter Sagan's S-Works Venge

Custom-painted aero frameset for green jersey favourite

Three-time world champion Peter Sagan (Bora-Hansgrohe) arrived at the 2019 Tour de France in search of a record seventh green jersey. And as the outright favourite for the points jersey, the Slovakian didn't have too bad a start to his campaign – although he was left a little frustrated – when he finished second to surprise winner Mike Teunissen (Jumbo-Visma) on the opening stage.

Just like at last year's Tour de France, Sagan is racing the sprint stages on a Specialized S-Works Venge in his custom-painted Sagan Collection finish, with its combination of metallic, glitter and matt paint finishes.

Sagan's Specialized is paired with a full Shimano Dura-Ace R9100 series groupset, including Shimano Dura-Ace disc brakes. Specialized's sponsored teams Deceuninck-QuickStep and Bora-Hansgrohe have raced exclusively on disc brakes for the 2019 season, and seeing as the latest version of the Venge is disc brake-only, Sagan's Tour de France race bike is no exception.

Alongside the Venge, Sagan will also have the option to race on a Tarmac for the hillier and mountain stages, plus a Shiv TT for the time trial stages.

Click through the gallery above for a closer look at Peter Sagan's Specialized S-Works Venge.

Peter Sagan's Specialized S-Works Venge full bike specifications

Frameset: Specialized S-Works Venge Sagan Collection

Front brake: Shimano Dura-Ace R9120, 160mm rotor
Rear brake: Shimano Dura-Ace R9120, 140mm rotor
Brake/shift levers: Shimano Dura-Ace R9170
Front derailleur: Shimano Dura-Ace R9150
Rear derailleur: Shimano Dura-Ace R9150
Cassette: Shimano Dura-Ace R9100, 11-28
Chain: Shimano Dura-Ace R9100
Crankset: Shimano Dura-Ace R9100 with Specialized power meter, 172.5mm cranks, 53/39 chainrings
Bottom bracket: CeramicSpeed

Wheelset: Roval CLX 64
Tyres: Specialized S-Works Turbo

Handlebars: Specialized S-Works Aerofly 2, 420mm
Handlebar tape: SupaCaz
Stem: Specialized Venge, 145mm
Pedals: Shimano Dura-Ace R9100
Saddle: Specialized S-Works Romin Evo
Seat post: Specialized Venge

Bottle cages: Tacx Ciro
Computer: Wahoo Elemnt Bolt
Other accessories: K-Edge chain catcher

 

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