Tour de France 2023 racing bike Pinarello Dogma F Disc Team Ineos 2023 review strengths defects prices technical specifications secrets all you need to know
The Pinarello Dogma F Disc of Team Ineos 2023 racing in the 2023 Tour de France is the perfect replica of the racing bike regularly on sale, customized in colors and graphics and with a very high level assembly, but nothing that can't be bought in a Pinarello dealer, with a cost well in excess of 15 thousand euros, considering the carbon wheels.
Assembled with the Shimano Dura Ace Di2 groupset and Dura Ace wheels, it remains a very versatile, stiff and aerodynamic bike, with a weight above the UCI limit, but very stiff, comfortable, precise and safe at high speeds.
A bike of very high performance on any type of route.
The weight is just over 7 kg.
Much attention has been paid to positioning the athlete in the saddle, in order to have an efficient pedaling from a biomechanical point of view.
The mechanics put the same attention into setting up the bike, with careful control of the smoothness of all moving parts: wheels, bottom bracket, chain.
Then attention is paid to checking the disc brakes, the brake pads must not touch the disc in the slightest when they are in the rest position.
Each bike is assembled and overhauled before each stage and the final checks are carried out immediately before departure.
The main secrets?
Extremely smooth chain oil, obsessive cleaning of the chain and sprocket set, spasmodic control of wheel bearings and bottom bracket; finally, obsession with the brake pads that can touch the disc even in the rest position ... all checks and revisions that are done every day on all the bikes ...