when Tiejs Benoot wins ahead of Romain Bardet. In front of my post, I vibrated and I would have liked to be in the race. “ That day, the weather conditions were dreadful, his compatriot had made the tubulars wider than normal: 28 mm against 25. “We are looking for the most adequate pressure but this parameter is not as decisive as on Paris-Roubaix”, distinguishes Benoot. What equipment to face the 63 kilometers of white roads, divided into eleven sections? After the recognition of the AG2R La Mondiale team on Thursday, the mechanic Franck Boudot noted the choice of the riders. “Some people will use the Full Carbon Ultimat model wheel, either in 26 mm or in 28 mm, with a reinforced tread, more solid against punctures, so as not to take a flint, he emphasizes. Or the wheel used for the Flandrian classics, Cosmic 40 tall with traditional spokes. “ During the “recce”, the inflation varied from 6 to 6.5 bars. The mechanic insists on tightening. “You have to readjust all of the handlebar and saddle tightening: saddle setback, saddle height. The bottle cages used on Saturday grip the bottle more than usual. Still in carbon, but a more solid model – at Paris-Roubaix, aluminum bottle cages are used. “. A detail that may be important because the canister risks being ejected under the effect of jolts. However, “puffing” dust under very high temperatures (it is announced up to 38 ° on Saturday in Tuscany) can have unfortunate consequences for runners. The work of the mechanics is also complicated: “We can’t see anything fifty meters in front of us”, notes Franck Boudot. “data-reactid =” 19 “> The WorldTour resumes tomorrow Saturday with the Strade Bianche, in Siena (Italy). Here is an overview of the equipment used by the riders of AG2R La Mondiale. Before facing” Hell of the South ”, Oliver Naesen is almost in heaven: “I am very happy to discover Stade Bianche. Now is the perfect time. Usually, the race takes place the day before Paris-Nice and I just watch it on television, remembers the Belgian AG2R La Mondiale rider. I have incredible memories of the 2018 edition, when Tiejs Benoot wins ahead of Romain Bardet. In front of my post, I vibrated and I would have liked to be in the race. “ That day, the weather conditions were dreadful, his compatriot had made the tubulars wider than normal: 28 mm against 25. “We are looking for the most adequate pressure but this parameter is not as decisive as on Paris-Roubaix”, distinguishes Benoot. What equipment to face the 63 kilometers of white roads, divided into eleven sections? After the recognition of the AG2R La Mondiale team on Thursday, the mechanic Franck Boudot noted the choice of the riders. “Some people will use the Full Carbon Ultimat model wheel, either in 26 mm or in 28 mm, with a reinforced tread, more solid against punctures, so as not to take a flint, he emphasizes. Or the wheel used for the Flandrian classics, Cosmic 40 tall with traditional spokes. “ During the “recce”, the inflation varied from 6 to 6.5 bars. The mechanic insists on tightening. “You have to readjust all of the handlebar and saddle tightening: saddle setback, saddle height. The bottle cages used on Saturday grip the bottle more than usual. Still in carbon, but a more solid model – at Paris-Roubaix, aluminum bottle cages are used. “. A detail that may be important because the canister risks being ejected under the effect of jolts. However, “puffing” dust under very high temperatures (it is announced up to 38 ° on Saturday in Tuscany) can have unfortunate consequences for runners. The work of the mechanics is also complicated: “We can’t see anything fifty meters in front of us”, notes Franck Boudot.