Campenaerts' Hour Record Ride: What The Belgian Wore To Victory

Victor Campenaerts displays his equipment choices en route to a new Hour Record: a Ridley Arena bike

Much had quite rightly been made of Victor Campenaerts ' choice of bike for the Belgian's attempt to beat Bradley Wiggins' Hour Record at the Aguascalientes velodrome in Mexico on Tuesday , but bike manufacturer Ridley have also provided details about some of the other equipment that the 27-year-old used to ride 55.089km and successfully break the four-year-old record . Ridley provided Campenaerts' carbon-framed Arena track bike, which was based on the Lotto Soudal rider's own Dean Fast time trial bike for the road, with custom-moulded handlebar extensions and arm rests, and a Campagnolo drivetrain and carbon Campagnolo Ghibli disc wheels with Vittoria tubular tyres. You can read more about the bike that carried the European time trial champion to the new Hour Record here . But Ridley also provided further information on their website about Campenaerts' clothing, helmet and shoes – and about his lack of a helmet visor ...

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