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Chapter2 release limited edition Tere frame to commemorate Stage 17 of the Tour de France

New Zealand-based Chapter2 have given the Tere a very tour-specific paint job, with the elevation details of Stage 17 painted onto the frame

Fittingly 

only 17 of the frames have 

been made, with a stealthy black complemented by the famous yellow of the TDF leaders' jersey and stage information on the top tube and down tube. 

Pinarello 

unveil Dogma F10 disc

"Celebrating 

the heritage of the worlds biggest and most iconic stage race", Chapter2 

say they were inspired to make the frame because of the number of times the famous Col du 

Galibier 

climb, topping out at 2642m, 

has been a make or break 

section of le Tour.

While that wasn't necessarily the case today, with the yellow jersey of Chris 

Froome 

home safely and 

Primoz 

Roglic 

of Slovenia winning the stage (although 

Fabio 

Aru lost time and) you can't deny that it's an intriguing design that will stand out from the crowd. The frame has Kamm-Tail 

tube profiles and is made with Toray 

carbon fibre. Seen here with a 

Campagnolo Super Record groupset, the bike also has room for a Di2 insert 

in the seatpost to house an internal battery. 

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The 17 special frames are individually hand painted and include a unique number on each to signify its rarity. If you want to own this slice of Tour history, they're 

available to order 

on the 

Chapter2 

website 

for £2,019. 

Chapter2 

was founded 

by Michael 

Pryde 

in 2017, who actually created 

NeilPryde 

bikes before going it alone under the 

Chapter2 

name. The Tere 

is also available in the Essential version, basically stock colours, and then Limited Edition bikes are created every 6-8 months. 

 

 

 

Arriving at road.cc in 2017 via 220 Triathlon Magazine, Jack dipped his toe in most jobs on the site and over at eBikeTips before being named the new editor of road.cc in 2020, much to his surprise. His cycling life began during his students days, when he cobbled together a few hundred quid off the back of a hard winter selling hats (long story) and bought his first road bike - a Trek 1.1 that was quickly relegated to winter steed, before it was sadly pinched a few years later. Creatively replacing it with a Trek 1.2, Jack mostly rides this bike around local cycle paths nowadays, but when he wants to get the racer out and be competitive his preferred events are time trials, sportives, triathlons and pogo sticking - the latter being another long story.  

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