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Tour of Britain time trial tech - gallery

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Wanty-Groupe Gobert rode a Cube C68 TT bike equipped with Shimano Dura-Ace and Fulcrum wheels

Wanty-Groupe Gobert rode a Cube C68 TT bike equipped with Shimano Dura-Ace and Fulcrum wheels
(Image credit: Josh Evans / Immediate Media)
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Tony Martin's custom painted S-Works Shiv

Tony Martin's custom painted S-Works Shiv
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The former world TT champion rolls on HED wheels

The former world TT champion rolls on HED wheels
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Condor-JLT's TT offering

Condor-JLT's TT offering
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An Italian cockpit for the British team

An Italian cockpit for the British team
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Caleb Ewan warms up ahead of his TT effort aboard a Scott Plasma

Caleb Ewan warms up ahead of his TT effort aboard a Scott Plasma
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Jochem Hoekstra's Cervelo P3

Jochem Hoekstra's Cervelo P3
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Sometimes the best solution isn't the most technologically advanced

Sometimes the best solution isn't the most technologically advanced
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Trek-Segafredo's Jacopo Mosca rides a Trek Speed Concept

Trek-Segafredo's Jacopo Mosca rides a Trek Speed Concept
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Tom Dumoulin's spare TT bike

Tom Dumoulin's spare TT bike
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Many riders wore aero overshoes for the TT

Many riders wore aero overshoes for the TT
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Speedplay Zero Aero pedals

Speedplay Zero Aero pedals
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The cockpit for Hayden McCormick of ONE Pro Cycling

The cockpit for Hayden McCormick of ONE Pro Cycling
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ONE Pro use Black Inc wheels

ONE Pro use Black Inc wheels
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Ceramic Speed pulleys on the Factor bikes

Ceramic Speed pulleys on the Factor bikes
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Infocrank provide ONE Pro Cycling with their power data

Infocrank provide ONE Pro Cycling with their power data
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A unique seat rail system on the Factor

A unique seat rail system on the Factor
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The TRP front brake sits behind the fork for aerodynamic efficiency

The TRP front brake sits behind the fork for aerodynamic efficiency
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A bit of bling for the pro continental team

A bit of bling for the pro continental team
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Caja Rural rode the Bristol ITT on Fuji Norcoms

Caja Rural rode the Bristol ITT on Fuji Norcoms
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Team Madison Genesis use Ridley Dean TT bikes

Team Madison Genesis use Ridley Dean TT bikes
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Jorge Arcas' Canyon Speedmax CF SLX in Movistar livery

Jorge Arcas' Canyon Speedmax CF SLX in Movistar livery
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Ben Swift adds some extra material to the tip of his saddle to help stay in the perfect position

Ben Swift adds some extra material to the tip of his saddle to help stay in the perfect position
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Ben Swift's cockpit in rainy Bristol

Ben Swift's cockpit in rainy Bristol
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The headtube on the Bolide is all about aerodynamics and integration

The headtube on the Bolide is all about aerodynamics and integration
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BMC's Timemachine TM01 features a fully integrated front brake

BMC's Timemachine TM01 features a fully integrated front brake
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Lotto-Soudal raced against the clock on the latest Ridley Dean with Campagnolo wheels

Lotto-Soudal raced against the clock on the latest Ridley Dean with Campagnolo wheels
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Guess who this bike belongs to?

Guess who this bike belongs to?
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A simple solution to cover up the valve holes in the disc wheels

A simple solution to cover up the valve holes in the disc wheels
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Bradley Wiggins' TT bike equipped with an Elite Crone Cx Aero bottle

Bradley Wiggins' TT bike equipped with an Elite Crone Cx Aero bottle
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Bradley Wiggins' bike is fitted with a SRM powermeter

Bradley Wiggins' bike is fitted with a SRM powermeter
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Not a bad spare bike to have lying around

Not a bad spare bike to have lying around
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Stephen Cummings' Cervelo P5

Stephen Cummings' Cervelo P5
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Spot the Magura hydraulic brakes underneath the bottom bracket

Spot the Magura hydraulic brakes underneath the bottom bracket
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Stephen Cummings rides a Fizik Antares saddle

Stephen Cummings rides a Fizik Antares saddle
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Stephen Cummings' cockpit

Stephen Cummings' cockpit
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Cummings' Cervelo P5 is equipped with Magura hydraulic brakes

Cummings' Cervelo P5 is equipped with Magura hydraulic brakes
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The Black Inc front wheel rolls on a Ceramic Speed front hub

The Black Inc front wheel rolls on a Ceramic Speed front hub
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Tony Martin took the first of two stages on the penultimate day of the Tour of Britain. The split stage day in Bristol consisted of an individual time trial in the morning and slightly unconventional criterium-style race through the same course in the afternoon. We took this opportunity to take a look at some of the TT tech on show.

The individual time trial is where races can be won or lost and marginal gains are of the utmost importance. In the gallery above you can see just how personal a time trial set-up is for the riders. The latest aerodynamic technologies were seen combined with a lot of the much less technologically advanced electrical tape.

Swipe or click through the gallery above to see what was on show during the race.