Gustav Iden has had two big years since making the committed jump to long-course racing: A win at 70.3 World Championships in 2021 was followed by a blistering fast Ironman debut at IM Florida less than a month later. This year, the Norwegian has won The Challenge Family Championship, the PTO Canadian Open, and posted the second-fastest time at the Collins Cup—despite missing Ironman World Championships at St. George in May. We take a look the bike that’ll mark Iden’s debut on the Big Island.
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Gustav Iden’s Giant Trinity Advance Pro in size small is covered in custom details and sleek race-ready components.
Iden has chosen Cadex Four-Spoke, rim-brake wheels to battle the crosswinds on the Queen K—his rear is a prototype model. He’ll also be running a Shimano Dura-Ace 9200 Di2 12-speed drivetrain with a Shimano Dura-Ace powermeter and a 170mm crank.
Though it might be in need of a pre-race wash that’s yet to come, Iden’s rear triangle has a unique “From Bergen” decal in honor of his hometown in Norway.
Dura-Ace through and through, Iden also has Shimano pedals connected to his crank-based powermeter.
On race day, Iden will use the new Cadex Aero 25mm tires at 80psi (Continental tires pictured).
Iden is going to be racing with a Giant Trinity cockpit and D2Z aerobars.
Much of Iden’s nutritional storage is set on his top tube.
Iden is riding a Giant TT saddle out on the Queen K this week.