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Fabian Cancellara's Tour de France Trek Domane

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Fabian Cancellara's custom Trek Domane

Fabian Cancellara's custom Trek Domane (Image credit: Tom Ballard / Immediate Media)
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Gladatorial and gambling imagery mix on Cancellara's stem

Gladatorial and gambling imagery mix on Cancellara's stem (Image credit: Tom Ballard / Immediate Media)
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Delicate paintwork is done in Trek's Wisconsin factory

Delicate paintwork is done in Trek's Wisconsin factory (Image credit: Tom Ballard / Immediate Media)
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Cancellara started winning Tour de France stages back in 2004

Cancellara started winning Tour de France stages back in 2004 (Image credit: Tom Ballard / Immediate Media)
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A Swiss gladiator? Sure, why not

A Swiss gladiator? Sure, why not (Image credit: Tom Ballard / Immediate Media)
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This fleur-de-lis appears to be glued on

This fleur-de-lis appears to be glued on (Image credit: Tom Ballard / Immediate Media)
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The seatmast of the custom Trek Domane

The seatmast of the custom Trek Domane (Image credit: Tom Ballard / Immediate Media)
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Fabian Cancellara's custom Trek Domane

Fabian Cancellara's custom Trek Domane (Image credit: Tom Ballard / Immediate Media)
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Fabian Cancellara's custom Trek Domane

Fabian Cancellara's custom Trek Domane (Image credit: Tom Ballard / Immediate Media)
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Fabian Cancellara in yellow after stage 2.

Fabian Cancellara in yellow after stage 2. (Image credit: Courtesy of Polartec-Kometa)

This article originally appeared on BikeRadar

Current Tour de France yellow jersey Fabian Cancellara (Trek) is no stranger to cobbles and neither is his go-to bike. He has a few custom Trek Domanes for this year's Tour de France. Here is the machine Trek created as his primary bike for every road stage of the Tour save stage 4 — where the former Paris-Roubaix winner will mount a slightly different version with thicker tubulars for the cobbles of that stage.

The custom paint jobs of the Swiss rider's bikes have become almost as famous as Cancellara's ruggedly handsome visage, sheer leg power and attacking style. For 2015, the Trek's Project One team once again came up with a beautiful design based around the rider's nickname Spartacus.

The striking glossy white frame is covered with intricate silver detailing that depicts Cancellara's trademark Greek Hoplite helmet design, the Spartacus name on the top tube and a swathe of free-flowing floral shapes that blossom over most of the frame.

Related: Cancellara's custom geometry

Cancellara has altered his traditional classics spec a little, sticking with mechanical Dura-Ace as usual but including the SRM usually left at home for the rider's one-day races – the Swiss star prefers to race these by feel.

The SRM is built into the Dura-Ace crankset, which has the standard 53/39t chainrings paired to an 11-28t cassette at the rear, which appears to be the most prevalent ratio selection at this year's Tour. Dura-Ace pedals finish the all-Shimano groupset.

Complete bike specifications

Frame: Trek Domane Classics, 58cm
Fork: Trek IsoSpeed carbon
Stem: Bontrager Race XXX Lite, 140mm
Handlebar: Bontrager RL Anatomic, 44cm width
Tape: Bontrager cork
Brakes: Shimano Dura-Ace
Brake levers / shifters: Shimano Dura-Ace
Front derailleur: Shimano Dura-Ace
Rear derailleur: Shimano Dura-Ace
Cassette: Shimano Dura-Ace, 11-28T
Chain: Shimano Dura-Ace
Crankset: Shimano Dura-Ace with SRM power meter, 175mm, 53/39T
Pedals: Shimano Dura-Ace
Wheelset: Bontrager Aeolus 5
Tubulars: Veloflex Criterium, 23mm
Saddle: Bontrager Team Issue
Bottle cages: Trek BAT Cage

Critical measurements
Rider's height: 186cm (6ft 1in)
Rider's weight: 80kg (176lb)
Saddle height from BB, c-t: 782mm
Tip of saddle to centre of bar: 620mm
Saddle-to-bar drop: 111mm