Spotted at the Tour de France: What does Shimano have up its sleeve?

New Shimano wheels at the Tour de France
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We've been perusing the Tour de France peloton in search of the latest and most exciting tech, and as ever, the world's biggest bike race hasn't disappointed. This time, it's Shimano that's using La Grande Boucle as its new-tech testbed, and if you've had an eye on Team Sunweb's Cees Bol, Marc Hirschi and Nicolas Roche, or a selection of riders from Groupama FDJ that includes Stefan Kung, you may have noticed something new about their bikes.  

They are all running what look to be new Shimano wheels. 

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