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fi'zi:k dominate the Tour de France

Author: Extra UK | Thu, 26 Jul 2012

fi'zi:k dominate the Tour de France

fi’zi:k dominated the racing and the final podium of the Tour de France, with all three best placed riders overall using fi’zi:k saddles thanks to the incredible performances of Bradley Wiggins, Chris Froome and Vincenzo Nibali.

Furthermore fi’zi:k conquered 13 of 20 stages and dominated two jersey competitions. Peter Sagan (Liquigas-Cannondale) became the youngest ever rider to win the green points jersey at just 22, and the Tejay Van Garderen (BMC Racing Team) showed his immense talent by finishing fifth overall and winning the best young rider’s white jersey.

Eight teams (out of 22) had fi’zi:k saddles during the Tour;
- BMC Racing Team
- Cofidis Le Credit En Ligne
- Equipe Cycliste FDJ-Bigmat
- Garmin-Sharp
- Liquigas-Cannondale
- Rabobank Cycling Team
- Saur-Sojansun
- Sky Procycling

Two Italian riders used Kurve;
- Alessandro Vanotti (Bull)
- Federico Canuti (Snake)

Four riders used fi’zi:k shoes;
- David Millar (Scottish-style R3 SL)
- Richie Porte (R3 shoes)
- Jeremy Roy (R3 shoes)
- Yauheni Hutarovich (R1 shoes)

13 fi'zi:k stage wins; 
Stage 1, July 1st, Liège/Seraing
Liquigas-Cannodale - Peter Sagan - Aliante Carbon Braided

Stage 2, July 2nd, Visé / Tournai
Sky Procycling - Mark Cavendish - Arione Cx Braided

Stage 3, July 3rd, Orchies/Boulogne-sur-Mer
Liquigas-Cannodale - Peter Sagan - Aliante Carbon Braided

Stage 6, July 6th, Épernay/Metz
Liquigas-Cannodale - Peter Sagan - Aliante Carbon Braided

Stage 7, July 7th, Tomblaine/La Planche des Belles Filles
Sky Procycling - Chris Froome - Antares 00

Stage 8, July 8th, Belfort/Porrentruy
FDJ-Bigmat - Thibaut Pinot - Arione Cx Carbon Braided

Stage 9, July 9th, Arc-et-Senans/Besançon
Sky Procycling - Bradley Wiggins - Arione Cx Carbon Braided

Stage 12, July 13th, Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne/Annonay Davézieux
Garmin-Sharp - David Millar - Antares 00 & R3 SL shoes

Stage 14, July 15th, Limoux/Foix
Rabobank Cycling Team - Luis Leòn Sànchez - Antares 00

Stage 15, July 16th, Samatan/Pau
FDJ-Bigmat - Pierrick Fédrigo - Aliante Carbon Braided

Stage 18, July 20th, Blagnac/Brive-la-Gaillarde
Sky Procycling - Mark Cavendish - Arione Cx Braided

Stage 19, July 21st, Bonneval/Chartres
Sky Procycling - Bradley Wiggins - Arione Cx Carbon Braided

Stage 20, July 23rd, Rambouillet/Paris Champs-Élysées
Sky Procycling - Mark Cavendish - Arione Cx Braided


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