"I'd like to slice through the wind!"
Tour de France Special – Izalco Chrono
The Izalco Chrono is Team Katusha's time-trial bike. And an aero frame could hardly be more streamlined; you can almost slice through the wind with it.
This year's Tour de France offers the riders 65.5 time-trial kilometres. Given a total distance of 3,430.5 kilometres, this must seem like a mere drop in the ocean. Nonetheless, the teams and their equipment suppliers still put a huge effort into designing and building the time-trial bikes. FOCUS supplies Team Katusha with the Izalco Chrono. The frame was developed by FOCUS and Swiss time-trial guru Andreas Walser. Not only is it more aerodynamic than nearly any other frame, it has also been planned down to the very last detail. Below are a few of its highlights at a glance: