Gallery: Annemiek van Vleuten’s Canyon Aeroad

We get a closer look at Van Vleuten's weight-weenie aero bike, complete with some golden flourishes.

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Despite battling through the opening stages of the Tour de France Femmes with a stomach bug, pre-race favourite Annemiek van Vleuten has somehow limited her losses to just 1:18 on GC. Victor at the recent Giro Donne, Van Vleuten is targeting the mythical Giro-Tour double at the very first opportunity.

Van Vleuten is racing a Canyon Aeroad in her pursuit of those lofty goals, and CyclingTips got a few seconds with the bike, within minutes of the start of stage one. Van Vleuten will be hoping to come good before the race hits the high mountains over the weekend, but in the meantime, here’s what our camera caught of the former world champion’s bike.

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