We are ready for the 2017 Tour de France!

7 WorldTour teams will race the Tour on fi’zi:k saddles

We are ready for the 2017 Tour de France!

We are proud to ride with the best WorldTour teams at the 2017 Tour de France. Every year since 2011, the top step of the final Paris podium has been fi’zi:k’s. Seven teams will start the year’s biggest Grand Tour from Düsseldorf with our saddles, and we are ready to celebrate three weeks of great cycling with them all.

Team Sky
The British three-time TdF winner Chris Froome (fi’zi:k Antares R1) will be supported for this edition by his compatriot Geraint Thomas (Arione R1 and R1B shoes); the Spanish mountains blue jersey at this year’s Giro d’Italia Mikel Landa (Arione VS); the new Polish National Champion, Michal Kwiatkowski (Antares VS), Sergio Henao (Antares R1), Luke Rowe (Arione R1), Vasilj Kiriyenka (Arione R1), Christian Knees (Antares R1) and Mikel Nieve (Antares R1).

Movistar Team
The Colombian captain Nairo Quintana (Antares 00), second on GC at this year’s Giro d’Italia, will target the podium at the Tour with help from great teammates: the new Spanish Champion Jesús Herrada (Aliante VSX); his countryman and 2009 Vuelta a Espana winner, Alejandro Valverde (Arione R1); Andrej Amador (Antares 00), Daniele Bennati (Aliante R1), Jonathan Castroviejo (Arione R1), Erviti Imanol (Antares 00), Carlos Alberto Betancur (Antares 00) and Jasha Sutterlin (Arione VSX).

BMC Racing Team
This year’s Tour Down Under and Tour de Romandie winner, the Australian Richie Porte (Arione R1) and Belgium’s reigning Olympic Road Race Champion Greg Van Avermaet (Antares 00) will lead the US based team, backed by the Italians Damiano Caruso (Antares 00 and R1B shoes) and Alessandro De Marchi (Arione VS and R3B shoes), Stefan King (Arione VS), Amael Moinard (Aliante R1 and R1B shoes), Nicolas Roche (Antares R1), Michael Schar (Arione R1) and Danilo Wyss (Aliante R1).

Cannondale Drapac
The guys at Cannondale Drapac will be riding the Tour with fi’zi:k’s saddles and bar tape. Look out for French climber Pierre Rolland (Arione R3) helped in his GC ambitions by the experienced Colombian Grand Tour campaigner Rigoberto Uran (Aliante R1), Alberto Bettiol (Antares 00 and R1B shoes), Taylor Phinney (Aliante VSX), Andrew Talansky (Arione R3), Patrick Bevin (Arione VSX), Dylan Van Baarle (Arione R3 and R1B shoes) and Simon Clarke (Antares 00).

AG2R La Mondiale
The French team will strive for its best performance in the most important home race. The new Belgian National Champion Oliver Naesen (Aliante R1 and R1B shoes) and the French national hero Romain Bardet (Arione VSX, second on GC at last year’s Tour de France), will be supported by Jan Bakelants (Antares R1), Axel Domont (Antares R1), Alexis Vuillermoz (Arione VS), Mathias Frank (Arione VS), Cyril Gauties (Antares R1), Pierre Latour (Aliante R1) and Ben Gastauer (Antares VS).

Team Dimension Data
Look out for attacks by the new British National Champion Steve Cummings (Antares R1) and sprints by the 30-time TdF stage winner Mark Cavendish (Arione R5), backed by Edvald Boasson Hagen (Antares VS), Reinardt Janse Van Rensburg (Arione VSX), Bernhard Eisel (Aliante R1 and R1B shoes) and Jacobus Venter (Arione R1).

Équipe Cycliste FDJ
The new French National Champion Arnaud Démare will target sprint finishes, while his compatriot Thibaud Pinot (4th place on GC at this year’s Giro d’Italia) will focus on the Yellow Jersey, supported by the Italian Davide Cimolai (R1B shoes), Mackael Delage, Jacopo Guarnieri, Ignatas Konovalovas, Olivier Le Gac, Rudy Molard and Arthur Vichot.