In 1999 Trek Bicycles became the first bike manufacturers outside of Europe to win the world’s most prestigious bicycle race, the Tour de France, with US Postal Service leader Lance Armstrong‘s triumphant performance.vThanks to Optimum Compaction, Low Void (OCLV) technology, the TREK bikes dominated in the world’s toughest cycling races like Tour de France, Giro di Italia, World Champioships, etc..
Alberto Contador Velasco (born 6 December 1982) is a Spanish former professional cyclist. He is one of the most successful riders of his era, winning the Tour de France twice (2007 and 2009), the Giro d’Italia twice (2008 and 2015), and the Vuelta a España three times (2008, 2012, 2014). He is one of only seven riders to have won all three Grand Tours of cycling. He was known as an attacking rider who excelled as a climber, and on his best days was also an excellent time-trialist. In 2007 he won his first Tour de France, ridding for Discovery Channel Team, directed by Johan Bruyneel.
Proudly offering this very special time trial machine, a piece of the cycling history – TREK Equinox TTX ridden by ALBERTO CONTADOR, winner of the Tour de France 2007. Special parts designed for Contador like Lightweight disc wheel marked with Bontrager decals, HED 3 spoke front wheel and very aerodynamic frameset. Needless to say it’s an very special bicycle perfect to enrich any bicycle collection. It comes with a statement of Johan Bruyneel (team manager of US Postal and Discovery Channel), that it’s the Alberto Contador’s Tour de France 2007 time trial bike. Bruyneel directed Alberto Contador on his way to win Tour de France 2007 ahead of Cadel Evans and Levi Leipheimer.
A unique chance to buy the triumphant Tour de France bike with a written statement. A museum piece.
Frame & Fork: TREK Equinox TTX (Discovery Channel) – Alberto Contador
Crankset: Shimano Dura Ace 7800 54/39 (172,5mm)
Bottom Bracket: Shimano Dura Ace 7800
Front Derailleur: Shimano Dura Ace 7800
Rear Derailleur: Shimano Dura Ace 7800
Front wheel: HED 3 spoke
Rear wheel: Lighweight disc (with Bontrager decals)
Brakes: Shimano Dura Ace 7800
Brake Levers: Bontrager
Casette: Shimano Dura Ace (23/11)
Chain: Shimano Dura Ace 10s
Pedals: Shimano Dura Ace 7800
Condition: The bike is in excellent and original condition. The frame has no cracks, no dents and is not bent.