Deceuninck-QuickStep's coloured chains at the Tour de France: What are they and where can I get one?

Deceuninck QuickStep yellow and green coloured chain
(Image credit: CeramicSpeed)

When Julian Alaphilippe stormed into the yellow jersey with victory on Stage 2 of the Tour de France, the Deceuninck-QuickStep mechanics quickly got to work preparing his bike for the following day. A profusion of yellow was added to the Frenchman's Specialized Tarmac, including bar tape, bottle cages and a chain. When Sam Bennett subsequently sprinted his way into the green jersey, the Irishman's bike was given the same treatment. 

Coloured bar tape is far from new. Yellow tape has almost become a staple sight for the Tour de France's Stage 21 procession into Paris, with the GC winner's bike invariably dressed to match. The same could be said for bottle cages, too. Coloured chain wax is a little rarer though, so we wanted to find out what it was, where it came from, and where you can get one. 

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