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Pro bike: Chris Froome’s Pinarello Dogma F8

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Chris Froome’s new Tour de France bike: the Pinarello Dogma F8

Chris Froome’s new Tour de France bike: the Pinarello Dogma F8 (Image credit: Sam Dansie)
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Pleasingly graceful exit ports and cable line on the new Pinarello Dogma F8

Pleasingly graceful exit ports and cable line on the new Pinarello Dogma F8 (Image credit: Sam Dansie)
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Pinarello have integrated the seat post clamping mechanism into the frame and it looks great

Pinarello have integrated the seat post clamping mechanism into the frame and it looks great (Image credit: Sam Dansie)
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Shimano Dura-Ace SPD-SL 9000 pedals

Shimano Dura-Ace SPD-SL 9000 pedals (Image credit: Sam Dansie)
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There’s that chain catcher again

There’s that chain catcher again (Image credit: Sam Dansie)
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Looks like everybody’s given up trying to hide the un-sponsored chainrings. There’s a Stages left crank power meter in the background too

Looks like everybody’s given up trying to hide the un-sponsored chainrings. There’s a Stages left crank power meter in the background too (Image credit: Sam Dansie)
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The new Dogma F8 is Think2, so it’s electronic and mechanical compatible

The new Dogma F8 is Think2, so it’s electronic and mechanical compatible (Image credit: Sam Dansie)
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The fork is flared to minimise drag. The bike has a minimal frontal area

The fork is flared to minimise drag. The bike has a minimal frontal area (Image credit: Sam Dansie)
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The bike still retains some of the curvature of the 65.1, but it’s been toned down massively, particularly in the seat-stays

The bike still retains some of the curvature of the 65.1, but it’s been toned down massively, particularly in the seat-stays (Image credit: Sam Dansie)
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The Team Sky mechanics’ make-do chain catcher on Froome’s bike. It reaches the void K-Edge mounts can’t reach when used in conjunction with oval rings

The Team Sky mechanics’ make-do chain catcher on Froome’s bike. It reaches the void K-Edge mounts can’t reach when used in conjunction with oval rings (Image credit: Sam Dansie)
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Electronic Shimano Di2 Dura-Ace conducts the chain over the Osymetric chain rings

Electronic Shimano Di2 Dura-Ace conducts the chain over the Osymetric chain rings (Image credit: Sam Dansie)
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There’s nothing flash about his Fizik Antares braided rails saddle

There’s nothing flash about his Fizik Antares braided rails saddle (Image credit: Sam Dansie)
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The front end is streamlined

The front end is streamlined (Image credit: Sam Dansie)
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A yellow faceplate (Tour champ), a Union flag (Froome’s British) and a wee stages logo on the Garmin

A yellow faceplate (Tour champ), a Union flag (Froome’s British) and a wee stages logo on the Garmin (Image credit: Sam Dansie)
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The faceplate has been removed from the satellite climbing shifter – the ultimate weight-saving

The faceplate has been removed from the satellite climbing shifter – the ultimate weight-saving (Image credit: Sam Dansie)
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A Shimano Dura-Ace C24 wheel indicates this is a lightweight rig; on the back is an aero C50

A Shimano Dura-Ace C24 wheel indicates this is a lightweight rig; on the back is an aero C50 (Image credit: Sam Dansie)
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Tyres say Veloflex

Tyres say Veloflex (Image credit: Sam Dansie)
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A slight nosecone has been built onto the head tube and the fork crown is integrated into the down tube – a hangover from the 65.1

A slight nosecone has been built onto the head tube and the fork crown is integrated into the down tube – a hangover from the 65.1 (Image credit: Sam Dansie)
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Shimano Dura-Ace 9000 brakes – we’re surprised Pinarello didn’t opt for the Direct Mount version

Shimano Dura-Ace 9000 brakes – we’re surprised Pinarello didn’t opt for the Direct Mount version (Image credit: Sam Dansie)
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Elite Custom Race bottle cages carry the refreshments. Note the low position – Jaguar’s aerodynamicists found that a lower bottle placement reduced drag.

Elite Custom Race bottle cages carry the refreshments. Note the low position – Jaguar’s aerodynamicists found that a lower bottle placement reduced drag. (Image credit: Sam Dansie)
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The front end is streamlined

The front end is streamlined (Image credit: Sam Dansie)

It’s not often you think of a professional cycling team such as Team Sky as a matchmaking service, but that is exactly the role it helped play in the development of the Pinarello Dogma F8.

Complete bike specifications
• Frame: Pinarello Dogma F8 (56cm)
• Fork: Pinarello Onda F8 fork
• Headset: Pinarello tapered 1-1/8” – 1-1/2”
• Stem: Custom Pro forged aluminium 124mm
• Handlebar: Pro
• Tape: Pro Aluminium
• Front brake: Shimano Dura-Ace BR-9000
• Rear brake: Shimano Dura-Ace BR-9000
• Brake levers: Shimano Dura-Ace Di2 STI Dual Control ST-9070
• Front derailleur: Shimano Dura-Ace Di2 FD-9070
• Rear derailleur: Shimano Dura-Ace Di2 RD-9070
• Shift levers: Shimano Dura-Ace Di2 STI Dual Control ST-9070 with custom SW-R600 climb shifter
• Cassette: Shimano Dura-Ace CN-9000, 11-28
• Chain: Shimano Dura-Ace CN-9000
• Crankset: Shimano Dura-Ace FC-9000, with Osymetric chainrings
• Bottom bracket: Pinarello Italian threaded
• Pedals: Shimano Dura-Ace SPD-SL PD-90000
• Wheelset: Back: Shimano Dura-Ace WH9000-C50-TU; Shimano Dura-Ace WH9000-C35-TU
• Front tire: Veloflex Carbon tubular
• Rear tire: Veloflex Carbon tubular
• Saddle: Fi’zi:k Antares with braided rails
• Seatpost: Pinarello F8
• Bottle cages: Elite Custom Race (2)
• Other accessories: Garmin with Stages Shimano Dura-Ace 9000 crank

Critical measurements
• Rider's height: 186cm (6’1”)
• Rider's weight: 69kg (152lb)
• Saddle height from BB, c-t: 799mm
• Saddle setback: 81mm
• Seat tube length (c-c): 560mm
• Tip of saddle nose to center of bars (next to stem): 580mm
• Head tube length: 165mm
• Top tube length (effective): 565mm
• Weight: 6.82kg (15.03lb)