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Tour de France bikes: Roglic and Groenewegen's Bianchi Oltre XR4s

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Primoz Roglic's custom-painted Bianchi Oltre XR4

Primoz Roglic's custom-painted Bianchi Oltre XR4 (Image credit: Josh Evans/Immediate Media)
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The frameset features a depiction of the Dutch Lion, as well as three Xs representing his hometown of Amsterdam

The frameset features a depiction of the Dutch Lion, as well as three Xs representing his hometown of Amsterdam (Image credit: Josh Evans/Immediate Media)
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For the flatter stages at the start of the Tour de France, Roglic used deeper, more aero versions of the Shimano Dura-Ace R9100 wheels

For the flatter stages at the start of the Tour de France, Roglic used deeper, more aero versions of the Shimano Dura-Ace R9100 wheels (Image credit: Josh Evans/Immediate Media)
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Tan wall Vittoria Corsa tyres make a statement against the carbon rims on the Shimano wheels

Tan wall Vittoria Corsa tyres make a statement against the carbon rims on the Shimano wheels (Image credit: Josh Evans/Immediate Media)
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LottoNL-Jumbo use all possible real estate on the frameset for sponsor exposure

LottoNL-Jumbo use all possible real estate on the frameset for sponsor exposure (Image credit: Josh Evans/Immediate Media)
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A look at Roglic's cockpit

A look at Roglic's cockpit (Image credit: Josh Evans/Immediate Media)
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The famous Bianchi celeste blue dominates the bike's colours

The famous Bianchi celeste blue dominates the bike's colours (Image credit: Josh Evans/Immediate Media)
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Roglic runs satellite sprint shifters on his handlebar drops

Roglic runs satellite sprint shifters on his handlebar drops (Image credit: Josh Evans/Immediate Media)
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A bald eagle flying over the Galibier represents Roglic's stage victory at the 2017 Tour de France

A bald eagle flying over the Galibier represents Roglic's stage victory at the 2017 Tour de France (Image credit: Josh Evans/Immediate Media)
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LottoNL-Jumbo are one of multiple WorldTour teams to use Shimano Dura-Ace R9150 drivetrains

LottoNL-Jumbo are one of multiple WorldTour teams to use Shimano Dura-Ace R9150 drivetrains (Image credit: Josh Evans/Immediate Media)
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The iconic Bianchi head tube badge is retained at the front of the bike

The iconic Bianchi head tube badge is retained at the front of the bike (Image credit: Josh Evans/Immediate Media)
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A closer look at the head tube cluster on Groenewegen's bike

A closer look at the head tube cluster on Groenewegen's bike (Image credit: Josh Evans/Immediate Media)
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The artwork on both Roglic and Groenewegen's bikes were hand-painted by Bianchi in Italy

The artwork on both Roglic and Groenewegen's bikes were hand-painted by Bianchi in Italy (Image credit: Josh Evans/Immediate Media)
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Like other frame manufacturers, Bianchi appears to have produced a direct-mount rear derailleur hanger

Like other frame manufacturers, Bianchi appears to have produced a direct-mount rear derailleur hanger (Image credit: Josh Evans/Immediate Media)
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Groenewegen is a former Dutch national road race champion

Groenewegen is a former Dutch national road race champion (Image credit: Josh Evans/Immediate Media)
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On the top tube of Roglic's bike, a silouhette of a ski jumper pays homage to Roglic's former career

On the top tube of Roglic's bike, a silouhette of a ski jumper pays homage to Roglic's former career (Image credit: Josh Evans/Immediate Media)
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Sprinter Dylan Groenewegen's frameset commemorates his home nation of the Netherlands

Sprinter Dylan Groenewegen's frameset commemorates his home nation of the Netherlands (Image credit: Josh Evans/Immediate Media)
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Flashes of the Dutch flag feature throughout Groenewegen's frameset

Flashes of the Dutch flag feature throughout Groenewegen's frameset (Image credit: Josh Evans/Immediate Media)
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Dylan Groenewegen's custom-painted Bianchi Oltre XR4

Dylan Groenewegen's custom-painted Bianchi Oltre XR4 (Image credit: Josh Evans/Immediate Media)
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Retaining most of the aero benefits of the Vision Metron 5D handlebars, Roglic opts for some extra comfort and grip with a strip of tape on the handlebar tops

Retaining most of the aero benefits of the Vision Metron 5D handlebars, Roglic opts for some extra comfort and grip with a strip of tape on the handlebar tops (Image credit: Josh Evans/Immediate Media)

This article first appeared on BikeRadar.

Three stage victories and two riders in the top-five on general classification capped off a successful Tour de France for the Dutch-registered LottoNL-Jumbo team.

The team's stage victories came courtesy of Dylan Groenewegen and Primož Roglič, who were both presented with custom-painted framesets from Bianchi ahead of the race.

Dutchman Groenewegen, who won back-to-back stages during the race, celebrated his nationality and hometown with the Dutch Lion, Dutch orange and Dutch flag all represented on his frameset's design. Three 'X's on the top tube also depicted his hometown of Amsterdam.

The frameset features a depiction of the Dutch Lion, as well as three Xs representing Groenewegen's hometown of Amsterdam

Roglič threatened the podium for much of the second half of the race and eventually finished fourth overall on GC by the time the race reached Paris. The Slovenian won stage 19 on his way to Paris, doubling up on his stage victory from the 2017 edition of the Tour de France.

Roglič's frame commemorated his victory from last year's race with a bald eagle flying over the Col du Galibier, while a figure of a ski jumper on the top tube of the bike pays homage to Roglič's previous athletic career as a ski jumper.

A bald eagle flying over the Galibier represents Roglič's stage victory at the 2017 Tour de France

Both of the framesets retained the iconic celeste blue of Bianchi and last month the Italian company announced a multi-year extension to the already five-year-old partnership with LottoNL-Jumbo.

LottoNL-Jumbo pairs its Bianchi framesets with full Shimano Dura-Ace R9100 series groupsets and wheels, while Vision and Fi'zi:k provide the finishing kit for the Dutch-registered teams.

LottoNL-Jumbo is one of multiple WorldTour teams to use Shimano Dura-Ace R9150 drivetrains

Click through the gallery above for a closer look at the two custom-painted bikes.

  • Frameset: Bianchi Oltre XR4 in custom colours for Dylan Groenewegen and Primož Roglič
  • Front brake: Shimano Dura-Ace R9100
  • Rear brake: Shimano Dura-Ace R9100
  • Brake/shift levers: Shimano Dura-Ace R9150
  • Front derailleur: Shimano Dura-Ace R9150
  • Rear derailleur: Shimano Dura-Ace R9150
  • Cassette: Shimano Dura-Ace R9100
  • Chain: Shimano Dura-Ace R9100
  • Crankset: Shimano Dura-Ace R9100 with Pioneer power meter
  • Wheelset: Shimano Dura-Ace R9100
  • Tyres: Vittoria Corsa Speed, 25m tubular
  • Handlebars/stem: Vision Metron 5D
  • Pedals: Shimano Dura-Ace R9100
  • Saddle: Fizik
  • Seatpost: Bianchi Oltre XR4
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