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Anthony Delaplace's Tour de France Look 796

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Bretagne-Séché is riding these new Look 796 TT bikes for the first time at the 2015 Tour de France

Bretagne-Séché is riding these new Look 796 TT bikes for the first time at the 2015 Tour de France (Image credit: Ben Delaney/Immediate Media)
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The rear-facing seatpost clamp and rubber collar make for a smooth profile

The rear-facing seatpost clamp and rubber collar make for a smooth profile (Image credit: Ben Delaney/Immediate Media)
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Di2 also means Delaplace can shift at both the cowhorns and on the extensions - another impossibility with cables

Di2 also means Delaplace can shift at both the cowhorns and on the extensions - another impossibility with cables (Image credit: Ben Delaney/Immediate Media)
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Di2 wires allow for routing that just wouldn't be possible with cables

Di2 wires allow for routing that just wouldn't be possible with cables (Image credit: Ben Delaney/Immediate Media)
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Just like discs, tri spokes aren't a new design - but they are still very effective against the clock

Just like discs, tri spokes aren't a new design - but they are still very effective against the clock (Image credit: Ben Delaney/Immediate Media)
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Hiding brakes from the wind often means hiding them from mechanics' hands, too

Hiding brakes from the wind often means hiding them from mechanics' hands, too (Image credit: Ben Delaney/Immediate Media)
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A Shimano direct-mount brake is used at the rear

A Shimano direct-mount brake is used at the rear (Image credit: Ben Delaney/Immediate Media)
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The front end builds off the integrated brake design of the 795 Aerolight, but with an aero head tube that runs right up against the 3:1 UCI limit

The front end builds off the integrated brake design of the 795 Aerolight, but with an aero head tube that runs right up against the 3:1 UCI limit (Image credit: Ben Delaney/Immediate Media)
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The Di2 junction box is stored underneath this 3D printed cap. We assume the production version will become a more refined molded cover

The Di2 junction box is stored underneath this 3D printed cap. We assume the production version will become a more refined molded cover (Image credit: Ben Delaney/Immediate Media)
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The Di2 cable for the rear derailleur exits cleanly from the rear of the stays

The Di2 cable for the rear derailleur exits cleanly from the rear of the stays (Image credit: Ben Delaney/Immediate Media)
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The Power Keo Power Bluetooth power meter pedals operate on Bluetooth Smart, not ANT+ like all other power meters

The Power Keo Power Bluetooth power meter pedals operate on Bluetooth Smart, not ANT+ like all other power meters (Image credit: Ben Delaney/Immediate Media)
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These Look aero cranks and integrated spider are a curious design — similar to a three-spoke aero aero

These Look aero cranks and integrated spider are a curious design — similar to a three-spoke aero aero (Image credit: Ben Delaney/Immediate Media)

This article originally appeared on BikeRadar.

Former French junior national champ Anthony Delaplace first raced the Tour de France back in 2011, but the 25-year-old is still on his way up.

After riding for the Swiss brand Kemo last year, Bretagne-Séché is racing the storied French brand Look at the 2015 Tour de France. Look launched this 796 time trial bike at the Tour.

The visually striking design incorporates some of the aero styling from Look’s 795 Aerolight road frame, such as front brake hidden inside the fork.

Look tucked the Di2 junction box in the top tube, covering it with a 3D-printed piece.

We expect this 3D-printed piece will be replaced by a molded cap for production versions of the 796

At 8.61 kg / 18.98lb, Delaplace’s TT rig isn’t light.

Bretagne-Séché is the only team at the Tour riding the Polar Keo Power Bluetooth power meter pedals.

Delaplace finished 144th in the Tour’s opening time trial, and his wild-card-entry Bretagne-Séché squad finished the team time trial in 18th, ahead of WorldTour teams like Katusha and Orica-GreenEdge.

Check out the gallery above for a closer look, and see the full bike details below.

Stay up to date with the latest Tour tech at BikeRadar's Tour de France 2015 homepage and be sure to read our complete race coverage here.

Frame: Look 796
Fork: Look 796
Stem: Look 796 integrated
Handlebar: Look 796 integrated
Front brake: Look 796 integrated
Rear brake: Shimano Dura-Ace direct mount
Front derailleur: Shimano Dura-Ace Di2
Rear derailleur: Shimano Dura-Ace Di2
Brake levers: Shimano Dura-Ace Di2
Shift buttons: Shimano Dura-Ace Di2
Cassette: Shimano Dura-Ace, 11-25t
Chain: Shimano Dura-Ace
Cranks: Look with Stronglight 56/44t rings, 172.5mm
Power meter: Polar Keo Power pedals
Front wheel: American Classic Carbon 3 Spoke
Rear wheel: American Classic Carbon TT Disk
Tubulars: Challenge Record
Saddle: Selle Italia SLR Team Edition
Seatmast: Look 796 integrated

Critical measurements

Complete bike weight: 8.61 kg / 18.98lb
Rider's height: 181cm / 5’11”
Rider's weight: 65kg / 143lb
Saddle height from BB, c-t: 78cm
Saddle to handlebar top: 17cm
Tip of saddle to center of pads: 55cm