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The Tour de France bikes, ranked

8 days ago   |   By

Daniel McMahon/Business Insider
CHARTRES, France - The Tour de France brings out the lightest and fastest bikes , and sometimes the best-looking. We visited the 22 teams to check out each squad's line.
We didn't consider weight, price, or tech; instead, if the bike looked thoughtfully put together, had attractive paint, was mated to a stylish wheelset, and had fine touches that made us drool a little, the better it did.
We considered only the regular bikes, so we excluded those with custom paint and one-offs, like the race leader's yellow BMC. Also, many teams have two or three types of...
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