2023 Ironman World Championship Nice Bike: Chris Leiferman’s BMC Speedmachine 01

American Chris Leiferman made a huge mark on the world scene with a fourth-place finish at last year’s Ironman World Championship in St. George. The Colorado-based 37-year-old backed up a strong bike with the fourth-fastest run on the day and finished just a few minutes off the podium with a time of 7:57:50. Since then, Leiferman has proven he’s well-suited for tough courses by winning Ironman Coeur d’Alene off the strength of a race-best run and a race-best bike (read our post-race interview with him here). This weekend the demanding bike course will play into his strengths if he can swim within striking distance of the main group.

We take a look at his brand-new BMC Speedmachine 01 to see what he’ll be riding through the hills surrounding Nice.

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