Kona Pro Bike: Patrick Lange’s Canyon Speedmax CF SLX

Patrick Lange’s Canyon Speedmax CF SLX

Patrick Lange’s Canyon Speedmax CF SLX. Photo: Oliver Baker

Patrick Lange’s Canyon Speedmax CF SLX

Patrick Lange’s Shimano Di2 drivetrain features a Ceramic Speed OSPW pulley wheel system. Specifically designed for Shimano’s 9100 series Di2, the OSPW features a 13-tooth upper pulley and 19-tooth lower pulley, which reduces the stress on the chain and minimizes friction. Photo: Oliver Baker

Patrick Lange’s Canyon Speedmax CF SLX

The drivetrain on Patrick Lange’s Canyon includes an SRM Power Meter and Shimano Di2 9100 series components with Ceramic Speed upgrades. Photo: Oliver Baker

Patrick Lange’s Canyon Speedmax CF SLX

The SRM Origin Power Meter wirelessly transfers power data that Lange can use to gauge his efforts in Kona this year. The design incorporates LOOK’s unique Trilobe design, which allows users to adjust effective crank lengths from 170 to 175mm. Photo: Oliver Baker

Patrick Lange’s Canyon Speedmax CF SLX

LOOK Keo Blade Carbon Ti aero pedals provide a stable platform that will input all of Patrick Lange’s power into cruising across the lava fields. Photo: Oliver Baker

Patrick Lange’s Canyon Speedmax CF SLX

The Swiss Side Hadron Ultimate 800+ wheels are full carbon clinchers that use technology from F1 motor racing. Photo: Oliver Baker

Patrick Lange’s Canyon Speedmax CF SLX

The Elite Crono CX aero water bottle is a sleek way to slice through the wind and stay hydrated. Photo: Oliver Baker

Patrick Lange’s Canyon Speedmax CF SLX

Lange’s well-worn Cobb Fifty-Five saddle features a split nose design that helps facilitate riding long distances in the aero bars. A bottle cage is neatly tucked behind the saddle. Photo: Oliver Baker

Patrick Lange’s Canyon Speedmax CF SLX

The front aero water bottle/storage setup was custom 3D printed for Lange’s Canyon CF SLX. Photo: Oliver Baker

Patrick Lange’s Canyon Speedmax CF SLX

Lange’s aero s-bend aero extensions are angled slightly up and inward—Shimano’s Di2 9100 shifters allow lightning fast shifts with the push of a button. Photo: Oliver Baker

Patrick Lange’s Canyon Speedmax CF SLX

Lange’s Canyon features a custom paint job with a matte finish that appears slightly iridescent in the sunlight. No doubt who this bike belongs to! Photo: Oliver Baker

Patrick Lange’s Canyon Speedmax CF SLX

Lange will have a brand new CeramicSpeed UFO chain come race day. CeramicSpeed chains are optimized for race-day use, with most most benefits wearing off after ~370 miles of use. Photo: Oliver Baker

Patrick Lange’s Canyon Speedmax CF SLX

The Canyon Speedmax CF SLX features a rear brake neatly tucked behind the bottom bracket in between the rear stays. Photo: Oliver Baker

Patrick Lange’s Canyon Speedmax CF SLX

The Continental Grand Prix TT tires that the Swiss Side Hadron wheels roll on feature a special prototype compound. Photo: Oliver Baker

Patrick Lange’s Canyon Speedmax CF SLX

The width of the Canyon CF SLX contrasts with the narrow profile of the airfoil downtube. Photo: Oliver Baker

Patrick Lange’s Canyon Speedmax CF SLX

The front end of Patrick Lange’s Canyon CF SLX is a study in providing proper storage and hydration for long course triathlon racing in a sleek and ultra-aerodynamic package. Photo: Oliver Baker

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