Putting the hammer down: Cecilie Uttrup Ludwig's Danish national champion-edition bike

Cecilie Uttrup-Ludwigs custom danish national champions bike
(Image credit: FDJ-SUEZ)

Being a pro means you get all the fancy kit, but there are levels to it. If you're a national champion like Cecilie Uttrup Ludwig, you tend to get treated to a custom paint job to match your jersey for the season as it's a great way for team sponsors to show off their goods.

Being a national champion makes you a member of a very select group, but the Danish star is also a member of a smaller cohort: Those who've beaten Marianne Vos in an uphill sprint.

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Cecilie Uttrup-Ludwig's Lapierre Xelius SL: Specifications
FrameLapierre Xelius SL
GroupsetShimano Dura-Ace Di2 9250 12-speed
BrakesShimano Dura-Ace 9270 hydraulic disc
WheelsetShimano Dura-Ace C50 Tubeless
TyresContinental GP5000 S TR
CockpitLapierre Combo 110mm x 380mm
ChainsetShimano Dura ace FC-9200P - 54/40T - 170MM
Power meterShimano Dura ace FC-9200P
PedalsShimano Dura-Ace R9200
SaddlePrologo Dimension I 43
Bottle cagesElite Vico Carbon
Bar tapePrologo Onetouch Neutro
Computer MountK-Edge

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