Pro Bike Gallery: Rigoberto Uran’s Specialized Shiv TT bike

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    </div><div class="marquee marquee-329084"><ul class="slider" id="post-slider-secondary"><li class="slide"><div class="viewLargerImage"><a class="fancybox" href="http://ift.tt/1i8y8QL" rel="gallery" title="Rigoberto Uran (Omega Pharma-Quickstep) stormed to a commanding victory in the Giro d&#039;Italia&#039;s Stage 12 time trial, finishing in the famous wine town of Barolo, aboard his Specialized S-Works Shiv time trial bike. He now leads Cadel Evans by 37 seconds on GC. Like the OPQS road bikes, the team&#039;s TT bikes are built with SRAM components, in this case a Red 22 setup with 900 TT shifters. Zipp wheels round out the package. Uran used a disc wheel paired with a 404 front. Photo: Caley Fretz | VeloNews.com ">View Larger Image.</a></div><a class="p-next-img" href="http://ift.tt/1c4znwx"><img class="cover secondary" src="http://ift.tt/1i8y8QN" /></a><h2 class="slideHed">Pro Bike: Rigoberto Uran's Specialized S-Works Shiv
        </h2><div><p>Rigoberto Uran (Omega Pharma-Quickstep) stormed to a commanding victory in the Giro d'Italia's Stage 12 time trial, finishing in the famous wine town of Barolo, aboard his Specialized S-Works Shiv time trial bike. He now leads Cadel Evans by 37 seconds on GC. Like the OPQS road bikes, the team's TT bikes are built with SRAM components, in this case a Red 22 setup with 900 TT shifters. Zipp wheels round out the package. Uran used a disc wheel paired with a 404 front. Photo: Caley Fretz | VeloNews.com </p></div></li><li class="slide"><div class="viewLargerImage"><a class="fancybox" href="http://ift.tt/1jHfTY5" rel="gallery" title="Uran uses Specialized&#039;s Sitero TT saddle, which has a short nose and massive center channel. Photo: Caley Fretz | VeloNews.com">View Larger Image.</a></div><a class="p-next-img" href="http://ift.tt/1c4znwx"><img class="cover secondary" src="http://ift.tt/1i8y6Za" /></a><h2 class="slideHed">Pro Bike: Rigoberto Uran's Specialized S-Works Shiv
        </h2><div><p>Uran uses Specialized's Sitero TT saddle, which has a short nose and massive center channel. Photo: Caley Fretz | VeloNews.com</p></div></li><li class="slide"><div class="viewLargerImage"><a class="fancybox" href="http://ift.tt/1jHfRzu" rel="gallery" title="The Shiv stretches the limimts of the UCI&#039;s frame dimension rules, wrapping closely around the rear wheel and fairing out behind the seat tube. Photo: Caley Fretz | VeloNews.com">View Larger Image.</a></div><a class="p-next-img" href="http://ift.tt/1c4znwx"><img class="cover secondary" src="http://ift.tt/1i8y6Ze" /></a><h2 class="slideHed">Pro Bike: Rigoberto Uran's Specialized S-Works Shiv
        </h2><div><p>The Shiv stretches the limimts of the UCI's frame dimension rules, wrapping closely around the rear wheel and fairing out behind the seat tube. Photo: Caley Fretz | VeloNews.com</p></div></li><li class="slide"><div class="viewLargerImage"><a class="fancybox" href="http://ift.tt/1i8y8QR" rel="gallery" title="A Zipp TT mount holds Uran&#039;s Garmin head unit in place. Uran races with a Quarq power meter. Photo: Caley Fretz | VeloNews.com">View Larger Image.</a></div><a class="p-next-img" href="http://ift.tt/1c4znwx"><img class="cover secondary" src="http://ift.tt/1jHfRzz" /></a><h2 class="slideHed">Pro Bike: Rigoberto Uran's Specialized S-Works Shiv
        </h2><div><p>A Zipp TT mount holds Uran's Garmin head unit in place. Uran races with a Quarq power meter. Photo: Caley Fretz | VeloNews.com</p></div></li><li class="slide"><div class="viewLargerImage"><a class="fancybox" href="http://ift.tt/1i8y8QV" rel="gallery" title="A dual-mount, center-pull brake improves aerodynamics (mostly by removing the length of housing required for normal brakes) but doesn&#039;t provide as much stopping power. Photo: Caley Fretz | VeloNews.com">View Larger Image.</a></div><a class="p-next-img" href="http://ift.tt/1c4znwx"><img class="cover secondary" src="http://ift.tt/1i8y7fy" /></a><h2 class="slideHed">Pro Bike: Rigoberto Uran's Specialized S-Works Shiv
        </h2><div><p>A dual-mount, center-pull brake improves aerodynamics (mostly by removing the length of housing required for normal brakes) but doesn't provide as much stopping power. Photo: Caley Fretz | VeloNews.com</p></div></li><li class="slide"><div class="viewLargerImage"><a class="fancybox" href="http://ift.tt/1i8y8QX" rel="gallery" title="Specialized has put plenty of time and effort into decreasing tire rolling resistance. The company even had its riders switch to clinchers for a bit, before a string of untimely flats soured the riders on that idea. The Turbo is the latest tubular, and seems to be well-liked by the team. Photo: Caley Fretz | VeloNews.com">View Larger Image.</a></div><a class="p-next-img" href="http://ift.tt/1c4znwx"><img class="cover secondary" src="http://ift.tt/1jHfTYj" /></a><h2 class="slideHed">Pro Bike: Rigoberto Uran's Specialized S-Works Shiv
        </h2><div><p>Specialized has put plenty of time and effort into decreasing tire rolling resistance. The company even had its riders switch to clinchers for a bit, before a string of untimely flats soured the riders on that idea. The Turbo is the latest tubular, and seems to be well-liked by the team. Photo: Caley Fretz | VeloNews.com</p></div></li><li class="slide"><div class="viewLargerImage"><a class="fancybox" href="http://ift.tt/1i8y97h" rel="gallery" title="Look&#039;s new KeO Blade 2 pedals are more aerodynamic than the previous version. Photo: Caley Fretz | VeloNews.com">View Larger Image.</a></div><a class="p-next-img" href="http://ift.tt/1c4znwx"><img class="cover secondary" src="http://ift.tt/1jHfUey" /></a><h2 class="slideHed">Pro Bike: Rigoberto Uran's Specialized S-Works Shiv
        </h2><div><p>Look's new KeO Blade 2 pedals are more aerodynamic than the previous version. Photo: Caley Fretz | VeloNews.com</p></div></li><li class="slide"><div class="viewLargerImage"><a class="fancybox" href="http://ift.tt/1i8y7fI" rel="gallery" title="Mechanics tuck the rear derailleur housing up against the frame with the quick release. Photo: Caley Fretz | VeloNews.com">View Larger Image.</a></div><a class="p-next-img" href="http://ift.tt/1c4znwx"><img class="cover secondary" src="http://ift.tt/1i8y7fK" /></a><h2 class="slideHed">Pro Bike: Rigoberto Uran's Specialized S-Works Shiv
        </h2><div><p>Mechanics tuck the rear derailleur housing up against the frame with the quick release. Photo: Caley Fretz | VeloNews.com</p></div></li><li class="slide"><div class="viewLargerImage"><a class="fancybox" href="http://ift.tt/1jHfRPZ" rel="gallery" title="Slim brake levers to cut through the air. Photo: Caley Fretz | VeloNews.com">View Larger Image.</a></div><a class="p-next-img" href="http://ift.tt/1c4znwx"><img class="cover secondary" src="http://ift.tt/1i8y7fR" /></a><h2 class="slideHed">Pro Bike: Rigoberto Uran's Specialized S-Works Shiv
        </h2><div><p>Slim brake levers to cut through the air. Photo: Caley Fretz | VeloNews.com</p></div></li><li class="slide"><div class="viewLargerImage"><a class="fancybox" href="http://ift.tt/1jHfUeF" rel="gallery" title="Cable routing on a Shiv is a bit of a mechanic&#039;s nightmare, but once dialed the system is very clean. Photo: Caley Fretz | VeloNews.com">View Larger Image.</a></div><a class="p-next-img" href="http://ift.tt/1c4znwx"><img class="cover secondary" src="http://ift.tt/1i8y7w7" /></a><h2 class="slideHed">Pro Bike: Rigoberto Uran's Specialized S-Works Shiv
        </h2><div><p>Cable routing on a Shiv is a bit of a mechanic's nightmare, but once dialed the system is very clean. Photo: Caley Fretz | VeloNews.com</p></div></li><li class="slide"><div class="viewLargerImage"><a class="fancybox" href="http://ift.tt/1i8y7w9" rel="gallery" title="A big, 55-tooth chainring mounted up to Specialized crank arms and a Quarq power meter spider. Photo: Caley Fretz | VeloNews.com">View Larger Image.</a></div><a class="p-next-img" href="http://ift.tt/1c4znwx"><img class="cover secondary" src="http://ift.tt/1jHfRQ1" /></a><h2 class="slideHed">Pro Bike: Rigoberto Uran's Specialized S-Works Shiv
        </h2><div><p>A big, 55-tooth chainring mounted up to Specialized crank arms and a Quarq power meter spider. Photo: Caley Fretz | VeloNews.com</p></div></li><li class="slide"><a href="http://ift.tt/1lMTszF"><img src="http://ift.tt/1hR4hB1" /></a></li></ul></div></div>

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