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The ultimate guide to pro-Level Tour de France gear

By Bruce Lin

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Huge mileage, 1,500 watt sprints, endless categorized climbs — riders like you and me wouldn’t survive a race like the Tour de France. But even if you don’t have a Tour-ready body, you can still have Tour-ready gear.

Whether it’s bikes, wheels, parts, accessories, or apparel, it’s possible for us mortals to get the exact same equipment the pros are using in France. This is your guide to the pro-level Tour de France gear that you can buy right now.

Wheels

Tour de France pro level road bike wheels for saleRoval CLX 64 - $1,899.99

Teams: Bora-Hansgrohe, Deceuninck-Quick-Step

Sprinters seeking glory on flat stage finishes turn to deep wheels like these 64mm Roval CLXs. Expect to see them equipped on the aero bikes ridden by Peter Sagan and Mark Cavendish

Zipp 404 Firecrest - $1,849.99

Team: Movistar Team

Movistar’s Enric Mas and Miguel Ángel López are chasing consecutive top-10 finishes and will rely on the 303 or 404 Firecrest from Zipp, a pioneer of modern aero wheels.

Vision Metron 40 Disc - $849.99

Team: Bahrain Victorious, EF Education-Nippo

The Vision Metron 40 does it all from fast, flat stages to big climbs in the Alps and Pyrenees. Not only will various Metrons race the Tour, but Lachlan Morton is riding them in his solo alternative Tour.

Mavic Ksyrium Pro Carbon SL TDF Edition - $1,259.99

Teams: AG2R Citroën Team (pre-2021), B&B Hotels p/b KTM (pre-2021)

Mavic is older than the Tour itself, and its wheels have been behind countless victories. The Ksyrium Pro Carbon SL is its lightest Ksyrium wheel, made to float up the biggest climbs.

Lightweight Meilenstein - $4,199.99

Team: Ineos Grenadiers (pre-2021)

Okay, these aren’t the top-of-the-line Meilenstein Obermayers Ineos used on climbing stages, but they use the same full carbon construction and at 1180 grams they’re still absurdly light.

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Computers & power meters

Tour de france pro level cycling computers and power meters for saleHammerhead Karoo 2 - $399.99

Team: Israel Start-Up Nation

The new Karoo 2 impressed us with its ultra-clear screen, intuitive navigation, and innovative features. It’s become a favorite training tool of four-time Tour winner, Chris Froome.

Garmin Edge 830 - $399.99

Teams: EF Education-Nippo, Groupama-FDJ, Ineos Grenadiers, Lotto-Soudal, Movistar Team, Team BikeExchange, Team Jumbo-Visma, Team Qhubeka NextHash

Garmin is the biggest name in navigation and plenty of pro teams trust nothing else. Riders choose between the compact Edge 530, feature-packed Edge 1030, of the do-it-all Edge 830.

Stages Gen 3 - $449.99

Team: UAE Team Emirates (pre-2021)

Tadej Pogačar clinched the 2020 Tour on the final stage, giving Stages its seventh grand tour win. Not a bad record for an affordable single-sided power meter.

SRM Origin - $849.99

Teams: Cofidis, Lotto-Soudal, UAE Team Emirates

SRM invented the original power meter and this year it measures watts for yellow and green jersey contenders Tadej Pogačar and Caleb Ewan. Fit one to any bike with the modular SRM Origin.

Quarq Elsa - $549.99

Teams: Movistar Team, Trek-Segafredo

Movistar and Trek will pace themselves with the Quarq power meters integrated into their wireless SRAM AXS drivetrains. With the Quarq Elsa, you can get Quarq accuracy on any drivetrain.

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Cycling Apparel

Tour de France pro level cycling apparel jerseys and bib shorts for salePOC Ventral Spin - $289.99

Team: EF Education-Nippo

The Ventral Spin balances aerodynamic performance, safety, and ventilation and it will be the helmet that the EF team relies on for hot and fast Tour stages.

POC Do Blade - $137.99

Team: EF Education-Nippo

The EF team are innovators in cycling fashion. Big wraparound sunglasses like the Do Blade provide excellent protection and clarity, but also enough drip to satisfy the hypebeasts.

Giordana FR-C Pro bib shorts - $249.99

Teams: Astana–Premier Tech, Team BikeExchange

You might not be able to ride consecutive 100+ mile days but the FR-C Pro bibs can. They use an aloe-infused chamois and contour perfectly to your body for miles of comfort.

Giordana FR-C Pro jersey - $199.99

Teams: Astana–Premier Tech, Team BikeExchange

On hot summer days, a light, breathable jersey keeps you in the race. The FR-C Pro uses Body Clone technology for a second-skin fit and aerodynamic chest, shoulder, and arm panels.

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Parts & accessories

Tour de France pro level rod bike parts and accessories for saleSkratch Labs Sport Hydration Mix - $49.00

Team: EF Education-Nippo

Tour riders are going to sweat a lot. Skratch mix replaces lost minerals so riders can stay hydrated and healthy through 21 grueling stages.

Shimano Dura-Ace R9100 pedals - $279.99

Teams: Astana-Premier Tech, Bahrain Victorious, Bora-Hansgrohe, Deceuninck-Quick-Step, EF Education-Nippo, Groupama-FDJ, Ineos Grenadiers, Intermarché-Wanty-Gobert Matériaux, Israel Start-Up Nation, Team BikeExchange, Team DSM, Team Jumbo-Visma, Team Qhubeka NextHash

Meet the pedal that rules the peloton. Teams running Dura-Ace drivetrains use Dura-Ace pedals too. With so many stage and overall wins to its name, why ride anything else?

Fizik Antares Versus Evo R1 Adaptive Saddle - $298.99

Teams: AG2R Citroën Team, Ineos Grenadiers, Movistar Team, Team Jumbo-Visma, Team BikeExchange

When you’re in the saddle for over 200 kilometers, it better be comfy. Fizik’s Antares Adaptive saddle uses new 3D printed DLS padding that will mold itself perfectly to your backside.

Tacx Neo 2t smart trainer - $1,399.99

Teams: Deceuninck-Quick-Step, EF Education-Nippo, Lotto-Soudal, Movistar Team, Team BikeExchange, Team Jumbo-Visma, Team Qhubeka NextHash

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Saris H3 smart trainer - $999.99

Team: Trek-Segafredo

If you’re about to go all-out in a Tour time trial, you better warm up first. Riders start the day on smart trainers like the Tacx Neo and Saris H3 to make sure they’re firing on all cylinders.

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