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Pro bike: Jens Voigt’s Trek Madone 7

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One benefit to electronic shifting is the ability to have multiple shifter locations, here Voigt has the Climber shifter.

One benefit to electronic shifting is the ability to have multiple shifter locations, here Voigt has the Climber shifter. (Image credit: David Rome)
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Plenty happening beneath - the direct mount brake system adds a little extra for the mechanics.

Plenty happening beneath - the direct mount brake system adds a little extra for the mechanics. (Image credit: David Rome)
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At the center of Bontrager's Aeolus 5 wheels is a streamlined carbon and aluminium hub.

At the center of Bontrager's Aeolus 5 wheels is a streamlined carbon and aluminium hub. (Image credit: David Rome)
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Jens Voigt is now the oldest in the peloton - although he doesn't ride like it. 42 by age, 42 by race number.

Jens Voigt is now the oldest in the peloton - although he doesn't ride like it. 42 by age, 42 by race number. (Image credit: David Rome)
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That's a name that puts a smile on many faces - "Shut up Legs."

That's a name that puts a smile on many faces - "Shut up Legs." (Image credit: David Rome)
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SRM provides the data - here the Dura-ace 9000 level 'Shimano' crankset is seen in a long 177.5mm length.

SRM provides the data - here the Dura-ace 9000 level 'Shimano' crankset is seen in a long 177.5mm length. (Image credit: David Rome)
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Shimano Dura-ace 9000 pedals is the new pedal for the team - Voigt uses a wider spindle that increases the width by 4mm each side.

Shimano Dura-ace 9000 pedals is the new pedal for the team - Voigt uses a wider spindle that increases the width by 4mm each side. (Image credit: David Rome)
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The Madone 7 Series Team Issue offers the H1 headtube, a shorter length offers a lower, more aggressive position.

The Madone 7 Series Team Issue offers the H1 headtube, a shorter length offers a lower, more aggressive position. (Image credit: David Rome)
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Bontrager supplies the bottle cages - Voigt is seen using the second-tier RXL cage, something that is meant to hold the bottle better than the lighter XXX cage.

Bontrager supplies the bottle cages - Voigt is seen using the second-tier RXL cage, something that is meant to hold the bottle better than the lighter XXX cage. (Image credit: David Rome)
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Bontrager supply the universally fast Aeolus 5 tubulars - 50mm depth

Bontrager supply the universally fast Aeolus 5 tubulars - 50mm depth (Image credit: David Rome)
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The Trek Madone uses a reverse style seatpost with the post sliding over the top of the frame. Voigt uses the long version with just 5mm setback.

The Trek Madone uses a reverse style seatpost with the post sliding over the top of the frame. Voigt uses the long version with just 5mm setback. (Image credit: David Rome)
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Voigt chooses the Bontrager Team Issue saddle with 'soft' padding.

Voigt chooses the Bontrager Team Issue saddle with 'soft' padding. (Image credit: David Rome)
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The Shimano Dura-ace 9070 Di2 shifter hoods is where Voigt spends much of his time.

The Shimano Dura-ace 9070 Di2 shifter hoods is where Voigt spends much of his time. (Image credit: David Rome)
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Jens Voigt is always a favourite with cycling fans.

Jens Voigt is always a favourite with cycling fans. (Image credit: David Rome)

This article originally appeared on Bikeradar.

Jens Voigt, the eternal crowd favourite has once again returned to Australia for the 2014 Tour Down Under, in support of Fränk Schleck on his return to racing. Not much has changed since we last looked at his bike, but with a new team name – Trek Factory Racing – comes some minor tweaks.

Voigt is the oldest rider in the peloton, and so it’s only right that he receives a fitting race number – 42, his exact age. That said, he’s obviously still in form and his aggressive position hasn’t changed much at all.

Voigt rides a standard Trek Madone7 series frame with a H1 headtube, offering a lower position compared to Trek’s regular H2 geometry.

Standing slim and tall at 1.89m (6ft 2in), Voigt has a few component choices that help with a precise fit, and his choice of 177.5mm cranks isn’t often seen. Trek’s reverse seatpost topper means Voigt uses a longer seatpost head with minimal setback, all in an effort to get further over the pedals.

The move from Speedplay to Shimano pedals signals a minor change. Voigt prefers a wider stance and so the choice of Shimano’s Dura-ace pedals with wider axles adds a further 8mm to his Q-factor.

Like the rest of the team (except Fabian Cancellara), Voigt uses the new 11-speed Dura-ace 9070 Di2 groupset with internal battery. Unseen in 2013, a Climber shifter has been added for extended efforts without moving from the top of the bar.

Even though Bontrager offer a range of carbon handlebars, Voigt sticks with an aluminium model due to post-crash dependability.

Complete bike specifications

• Frame: Trek Madone 7 Series, 60cm H1 Team Issue
• Fork: Trek Madone KVF full carbon
• Headset: Internal 1 1/8in to 1 1/2in tapered
• Stem: Bontrager Race XXX Lite, 120mm x -7 degrees
• Handlebar: Bontrager Race Lite Anatomic, 44cm (c-c)
• Tape: Bontrager cork
• Front brake: Shimano Dura-Ace direct mount BR-9010
• Rear brake: Shimano Dura-Ace direct mount
• 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 + Climber shifter
• Cassette: Shimano Dura-Ace CS-9000, 11-25T
• Chain: Shimano Dura-Ace CN-9000
• Crankset: SRM Wireless PowerMeterDuraAce 9000, 177.5mm, 53/39T
• Bottom bracket: BB90 stainless steel cartridge bearing
• Pedals: Shimano 9000 Dura-ace Wide spindle
• Wheelset: Bontrager Aeolus 5 tubular
• Front tire: Schwalbe One 24mm
• Rear tire: Schwalbe One 24mm
• Saddle: Bontrager Team Issue - Soft
• Seatpost: Madone Long 5mm setback
• Bottle cages: Bontrager RXL bottle cage (2)
• Computer: SRM PowerControl 7

Critical measurements

• Rider's height: 1.89m (6ft 2in)
• Rider's weight: 76kg (167.2lb)
• Saddle height from BB, c-t: 842mm
• Saddle setback: 94
• Seat tube length (c-t): 573mm
• Seat tube length (c-c): 510mm
• Tip of saddle to center of bar: 610mm
• Saddle-to-bar drop: 130mm
• Head tube length: 180mm
• Top tube length (effective): 591mm
• Total bicycle weight: 7.09kg (15.60lb)