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The man behind Floyd's flyer

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Rolf Singenberger, BMC Head of Product Development

Rolf Singenberger, BMC Head of Product Development (Image credit: Andy Kessler)
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Floyd Landis in full TT mode.

Floyd Landis in full TT mode. (Image credit: Shane Stokes)
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The bike is fast

The bike is fast (Image credit: Shane Stokes)
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The patented front section

The patented front section (Image credit: Shane Stokes)
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Tight clearances

Tight clearances (Image credit: Shane Stokes)
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The two-bolt clamp.

The two-bolt clamp. (Image credit: Shane Stokes)
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Campagnolo Record components

Campagnolo Record components (Image credit: Shane Stokes)
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Rolf Singenberger, BMC Head of Product Development with the special 2005 Tour de France bike. All Phonak's riders are using a version of this frame this season.

Rolf Singenberger, BMC Head of Product Development with the special 2005 Tour de France bike. All Phonak's riders are using a version of this frame this season. (Image credit: Andy Kessler/BMC)
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The patented front section of the BMC Time Machine TT01 time trial bike.

The patented front section of the BMC Time Machine TT01 time trial bike. (Image credit: Shane Stokes/Cyclingnews)
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The bike is fast very light and looks sweet

The bike is fast very light and looks sweet (Image credit: Shane Stokes/Cyclingnews)
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The aerofoil seatpost of the bike. Note Floyd Landis’ name.

The aerofoil seatpost of the bike. Note Floyd Landis’ name. (Image credit: Shane Stokes/Cyclingnews)
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Landis points his aero bars upwards in order to achieve his unique TT position

Landis points his aero bars upwards in order to achieve his unique TT position (Image credit: Shane Stokes/Cyclingnews)
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Even with a full rear disk the TT bike is a very light machine.

Even with a full rear disk the TT bike is a very light machine. (Image credit: Shane Stokes/Cyclingnews)
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Tight clearances and wheel-hugging lines help windflow

Tight clearances and wheel-hugging lines help windflow (Image credit: Shane Stokes/Cyclingnews)
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The bike is equipped with a Zipp deep section front wheel.

The bike is equipped with a Zipp deep section front wheel. (Image credit: Shane Stokes/Cyclingnews)
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The sleekness of the aero profile of the bike can perhaps be seen best from behind.

The sleekness of the aero profile of the bike can perhaps be seen best from behind. (Image credit: Shane Stokes/Cyclingnews)
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The aero seat tube rides up to meet the saddle, making further savings in weight

The aero seat tube rides up to meet the saddle, making further savings in weight (Image credit: Shane Stokes/Cyclingnews)
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The team issue Pro Machine SLC01.

The team issue Pro Machine SLC01. (Image credit: Shane Stokes/Cyclingnews)
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The unique seat cluster area.

The unique seat cluster area. (Image credit: Shane Stokes/Cyclingnews)
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The bike is again equipped with Zipp deep section wheels.

The bike is again equipped with Zipp deep section wheels. (Image credit: Shane Stokes/Cyclingnews)
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The large-profile chainstays increase stiffness

The large-profile chainstays increase stiffness (Image credit: Shane Stokes/Cyclingnews)
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A Selle Italia saddle and Easton seat-tube adorn the BMC frame

A Selle Italia saddle and Easton seat-tube adorn the BMC frame (Image credit: Shane Stokes/Cyclingnews)
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Floyd Landis in full TT mode. Since this photo was taken he has tweaked his position, helping him to go even quicker than before.

Floyd Landis in full TT mode. Since this photo was taken he has tweaked his position, helping him to go even quicker than before. (Image credit: Shane Stokes/Cyclingnews)
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The PowerTap SL is the power meter of choice for the ProTour team.

The PowerTap SL is the power meter of choice for the ProTour team. (Image credit: Shane Stokes/Cyclingnews)
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Another view of the patented seat cluster

Another view of the patented seat cluster (Image credit: Shane Stokes/Cyclingnews)
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PowerTap monitor and Easton stem

PowerTap monitor and Easton stem (Image credit: Shane Stokes/Cyclingnews)
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Campagnolo Record components keep the team rolling.

Campagnolo Record components keep the team rolling. (Image credit: Shane Stokes/Cyclingnews)
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Continental tyres and Zipp rims

Continental tyres and Zipp rims (Image credit: Shane Stokes/Cyclingnews)
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The two-bolt clamp. Singenberger says this is much safer, taking pressure off the carbon seatpost

The two-bolt clamp. Singenberger says this is much safer, taking pressure off the carbon seatpost (Image credit: Shane Stokes/Cyclingnews)
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Campagnolo Record brakes.

Campagnolo Record brakes. (Image credit: Shane Stokes/Cyclingnews)
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Speedplay are the pedals of choice further helping to keep the weight down.

Speedplay are the pedals of choice further helping to keep the weight down. (Image credit: Shane Stokes/Cyclingnews)
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The hugely oversized bottom bracket area

The hugely oversized bottom bracket area (Image credit: Shane Stokes/Cyclingnews)
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The oversized, carefully-shaped downtube/seat-tube junction

The oversized, carefully-shaped downtube/seat-tube junction (Image credit: Shane Stokes/Cyclingnews)
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The characteristic T-shaped top tube helps boost lateral stiffness

The characteristic T-shaped top tube helps boost lateral stiffness (Image credit: Shane Stokes/Cyclingnews)
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The seat cluster

The seat cluster (Image credit: Shane Stokes/Cyclingnews)
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Even the dropouts are carbon. Note the smooth shape of the folk.

Even the dropouts are carbon. Note the smooth shape of the folk. (Image credit: Shane Stokes/Cyclingnews)
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CNT Composite Technology by Easton, frame engineering by BMC

CNT Composite Technology by Easton, frame engineering by BMC (Image credit: Shane Stokes/Cyclingnews)
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The oversized bottom bracket area

The oversized bottom bracket area (Image credit: Shane Stokes/Cyclingnews)
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Zipp-modded DT Swiss hubs, complete with expensive ceramic bearings. The bearings are far smoother but cost $100 each!

Zipp-modded DT Swiss hubs, complete with expensive ceramic bearings. The bearings are far smoother but cost $100 each! (Image credit: Shane Stokes/Cyclingnews)

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