A CLOSER LOOK AT CORNE VAN KESSEL’S TREK BOONE

For the full Worlds galleries, be sure to head over to Day 1 and Day 2. From it’s sculpted carbon nose, to IsoSpeed coupled tail the Corne Van Kessel’s Trek Boone is a fancy piece of kit.

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This is Corne van Kessel’s bike for the World Championships in Bieles.

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RACE SHOP LIMITED means this is one of the limited edition fully race specific bikes designed for pros.

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Trek are hosting a round of next year’s World Cup at their US base.

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Spot the cable Part One.

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Spot the cable Part Two.

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Corne’s bike was fitted with Dugast Typhoons in the morning of the Worlds, but it’s likely he’ll switch to Rhinos by the afternoon due to the changing conditions.

32648619624_920345e4d9_oThe Iso Speed Coupler is effectively a hinge and a rubber bushing which provides some dampening over rough terrain. It’s probably something some riders will love and others will laugh at.

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Most riders on the Shimano groupset now have a set of these ‘Prototype’ SPDs.

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Full Di2 Dura Ace for the Telenet Fidea riders.

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Corne brought this Boone home in 5th. Finishing like so many others, on a flat rear tyre.