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Video: Peter Sagan pulls a wheelie on his Venge - with GOLD wheels

Bora-Hansgrohe's world champion has a bit of added bling on his bike...

World champion Peter Sagan pulling a wheelie is nothing new - but just take a look at the gold wheels on his bike as he performed the stunt yesterday in Adelaide on the eve of the Tour Down Under.

The bike is a disc brake-equipped Specialized Venge, and those wheels are the CLX 64 disc model from the brand Roval, owned by the US bike firm, and which normally come in black.

The Slovak rider was back riding his regular Specialized Venge ViAS in today's opening stage, where he led out Bora-Hansgrohe team mate Sam Bennett to third place.

> WorldTour 2017 bikes - Peter Sagan's Specialized Venge ViAS

We'll try and get some more information on that special, disc-brake, gold wheel version, though.

Given the comments on Sagan's tweet, it's fair to say those gold wheels split opinion, though.

Simon joined as news editor in 2009 and is now the site’s community editor, acting as a link between the team producing the content and our readers. A law and languages graduate, published translator and former retail analyst, he has reported on issues as diverse as cycling-related court cases, anti-doping investigations, the latest developments in the bike industry and the sport’s biggest races. Now back in London full-time after 15 years living in Oxford and Cambridge, he loves cycling along the Thames but misses having his former riding buddy, Elodie the miniature schnauzer, in the basket in front of him.

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