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2022 WorldTour team bikes – who’s riding what? The ultimate guide

Here’s our run-down of the bikes and components that the 18 men’s WorldTour teams are using in 2022.

Sponsor changes haven’t been huge since last year, although the demise of Qhubeka Assos has dropped BMC down to one team and resulted in Rotor moving its parts to Israel-Premier Tech, with Hunt wheels disappearing from the WorldTour altogether.

Other than that, the only team to change bike sponsors since last year has been Team BikeExchange-Jayco, who this year are on Giant bikes.

Last year, Giant wasn’t represented on the WorldTour, where it had been a presence since 1997, but it’s back with a vengeance, with Giant or its Cadex brand supplying everything but the gears and pedals on BikeExchange-Jayco’s bikes.

That’s bounced Bianchi – another stalwart of the professional peloton, with its first competitive win as long ago as 1899 – from top-tier racing.

The only bike brand sponsoring two teams this year is Specialized, which continues its association with Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl, last year’s top-ranked team, and Bora-Hansgrohe.

Sponsor swaps

Groupset shuffle

Campagnolo is down one team to three this year, because Lotto-Soudal has swapped to Shimano groupsets with DT Swiss wheels.

However, AG2R Citroen Team, Cofidis and UAE Team Emirates remain on the Italian brand’s components and, with UAE’s Tadej Pogačar winning the Tour de France for the past two seasons, Campagnolo shouldn’t be short on headlines.

Meanwhile, SRAM continues to supply Movistar and Trek-Segafredo, as was the case last year. That leaves everyone else switching to Shimano’s latest Dura-Ace Di2 groupset which, as everyone knows, is finally 12-speed.

Our years of writing “will this be the season when they add the extra sprocket?” are over (for now, until 13-speed looms large…). That said, the WorldTour isn’t immune from the worldwide component shortages and some teams have still been running old Dura-Ace 11-speed components during the early-season races.

It’s only a matter of time before it’s 12-speed across the board, though.

Wheel changes

Shimano not only has the dominant share when it comes to road groupsets, its wheels are also well represented. It will be interesting to see if teams on the new generation of Shimano wheels make fewer swap-outs for other brands’ wheelsets (for example, with Ineos-Grenadiers using Lightweight wheels at the Tour de France) than has occurred in previous seasons.

Campagnolo’s reduced representation means it’s also dropped down the wheelset league, with only two teams on its wheels this year and no representation for its sister brand, Fulcrum. Meanwhile, Corima now supplies its wheels to two teams.

There are an increasing number of teams running oversize pulleywheel systems (OSPW) and non-standard bottom brackets from CeramicSpeed and others with their groupsets this year, so these look like the next marginal gains.

Pedals and power meters

LOOK continues to hold a strong position in pedal choice, with its Kéo Blade pedals rivalling Shimano Dura-Ace, while Wahoo Speedplay pedals are used by EF Education-EasyPost.

Power meters are a mixed bag, with Shimano’s new Dura-Ace power meter dominating, but smaller players such as 4iiii, Rotor and SRM, the original power meter brand, also represented. You’ll find Quarq power meters on the SRAM-equipped bikes. We reckon EF Education-EasyPost will swap to the Wahoo Speedplay power meter, too.

Clothing concerns

Finally, there have been a few key clothing swaps for 2022, with Ineos-Grenadiers riders now dressed in Bioracer kit after five years with Castelli.

Castelli, in turn, switches to QuickStep-AlphaVinyl, while Nalini now supplies Team DSM and Van Rysel, the in-house apparel brand of Decathlon, moves to Cofidis.

2022 WorldTour bikes | Who’s riding what?

AG2R Citroën Team (ACT)

  • Framesets: BMC Teammachine SLR01 / Timemachine Road / Timemachine (TT)
  • Drivetrain: Campagnolo Super Record EPS / Cema bottom bracket
  • Wheels: Campagnolo Bora WTO / WTO Ultra
  • Components: BMC integrated bars
  • Pedals: Look Kéo Blade Ceramic
  • Power meter: Power2Max
  • Tyres: Pirelli P Zero
  • Other: Fizik saddles, Fizik bar tape, Elite bottle cages, Wahoo Elemnt computers

AG2R Citroën Team stays on the same setup as last year, with BMC bikes and Campagnolo wheels and drivetrain.

The bottom bracket is provided by Cema, a less well-known Belgian brand that specialises in low-friction bearings for bikes.

The team sits on a range of five different Fizik saddles, depending on the rider’s preference.

Astana-Qazaqstan (AST)

  • Framesets: Wilier Triestina Filante SLR / 0 SLR / Turbine (TT)
  • Drivetrain: Shimano Dura-Ace Di2 / CeramicSpeed bottom bracket
  • Wheels: Corima
  • Components: Wilier integrated handlebars
  • Pedals: Look Kéo Blade
  • Power meter: Shimano Dura-Ace
  • Tyres: Vittoria Corsa
  • Other: Prologo saddles, Tacx bottle cages, Prologo handlebar tape, CeramicSpeed OSPW system, Garmin computers

A change of sponsors sees Canadian Premier Tech swap to co-sponsorship of Israel-Premier Tech, leaving an all-Kazakh sponsor line-up for Astana. The team has hoovered up a collection of its former riders this year, with Vincenzo Nibali and Miguel Angel Lopez returning, plus it’s signed Gianni Moscon from Ineos-Grenadiers.

Kit-wise, the biggest change is from Wolfpack to Vittoria tyres – so not a lot, with the same mix of Wilier bikes, Shimano gearing and Corima wheels along with go-faster CeramicSpeed bottom brockets and rear-derailleur pulley wheels, as in 2021.

The Wilier Filante is the lightweight, aero all-rounder, while the Zero SLR is focused on being lighter still. The Turbine will be used for time trials.

Bahrain Victorious (TBV)

  • Framesets: Merida Scultura Disc Team / Reacto Disc Team / Time Warp TT
  • Drivetrain: Shimano Dura-Ace Di2
  • Wheels: Vision Metron
  • Components: FSA / Vision K-Force / Metron 5D, 6D handlebars and stems, FSA seatpost (Scultura only)
  • Pedals: Shimano Dura-Ace
  • Power meter: Shimano Dura-Ace
  • Tyres: Continental Competition Pro LTD
  • Other: Prologo saddles and bar tape, Elite bottle cages

Bahrain Victorious is another team sticking to last year’s formula. The main change is a new generation of Merida’s Scultura lightweight/aero bike. It’s more integrated and more aero, although actually saw service for most of last year, even if it wasn’t officially launched until September.

The oldest bike the team is riding is the Time Warp TT bike, which was launched in 2018. Seemingly stuck in a time warp of its own, it’s not even a bike that Merida lists on its site anymore, so we reckon there might be a new generation appearing in 2022.

Bora-Hansgrohe (BOH)

Jai Hindley of Team Bora-Hansgrohe riding the Specialized Tarmac SL7

Bora-Hansgrohe is one of two men’s WorldTour teams sponsored by Specialized.

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  • Framesets: Specialized S-Works Tarmac SL7 / Shiv TT
  • Drivetrain: Shimano Dura-Ace Di2
  • Wheels: Roval
  • Components: Pro handlebars and stems
  • Pedals: Shimano Dura-Ace
  • Power meter: Shimano Dura-Ace
  • Tyres: Specialized S-Works Turbo / Turbo Cotton / Rapid Air
  • Other: Specialized saddles and bottle cages, Wahoo Elemnt computers

It may have lost its star rider, Peter Sagan, to TotalEnergies this year, but equipment-wise things look set to carry on as normal for Bora-Hansgrohe, with Specialized and its Roval sub-brand the major suppliers, and a Shimano Dura-Ace Di2 drivetrain.

Cofidis (COF)

Anthony Perez of Cofidis riding a De Rosa bike

Cofidis riders have the De Rosa Merak for 2022.

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  • Framesets: De Rosa Merak / TT-03
  • Drivetrain: Campagnolo Super Record EPS
  • Wheels: Corima
  • Components: FSA/Vision ACR handlebars and stems
  • Pedals: Look Kéo
  • Power meter: SRM Campagnolo
  • Tyres: Michelin Power
  • Other: Selle Italia saddles, Elite Cannibal XC bottle cages, Wahoo Elemnt computers

Cofidis continues on De Rosa Merak bikes this year, although they get yet another colour scheme makeover. The team has the same Campagnolo Super Record EPS drivetrain with SRM power meter.

The major change is to Corima wheels from Fulcrum, upping Corima’s showing in the WorldTour to two teams this year and increasing the profile of what’s a relatively minor wheel brand in pro cycling’s top tier.

EF Education-EasyPost (EFE)

Stefan Bissegger of Team EF Education-Easypost riding the Cannondale SystemSix aero bike

Stefan Bissegger of Team EF Education-Easypost riding the Cannondale SystemSix aero bike.

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  • Framesets: Cannondale SuperSix EVO / SystemSix / SuperSlice (TT)
  • Drivetrain: Shimano Dura-Ace Di2
  • Wheels: Vision Metron
  • Components: FSA/Vision K-Force / Metron 5D, 6D
  • Pedals: Speedplay
  • Power meter: Power2Max NG Road Cannondale
  • Tyres: Vittoria Corsa / Corsa Speed
  • Other: Prologo saddles, FSA chainrings, Tacx bottle cages, Wahoo computers

EF Education-EasyPost is signed up to ride Cannondale bikes until at least 2023, so it will be continuing on the brand’s SuperSix EVO aero/lightweight bike and SystemSix aero bike, with FSA and Vision supplying wheels and cockpit.

The team has moved to Wahoo computers, along with the brand’s trainers and other equipment this year, and continues with Wahoo Speedplay pedals, too. Riders have been running Power2Max power meters in early-season races, although a switch to the new Speedplay power meter seems likely.

Groupama-FDJ (GFC)

  • Framesets: Lapierre Xelius SL3 / Aircode DRS / Aérostorm DRS (TT)
  • Drivetrain: Shimano Dura-Ace Di2
  • Wheels: Shimano Dura-Ace / PRO
  • Components: Pro handlebars and stems
  • Pedals: Shimano Dura-Ace
  • Power meter: Shimano Dura-Ace
  • Tyres: Continental Competition Pro Ltd
  • Other: Prologo saddles, Elite bottle cages, Garmin computers

Groupama-FDJ is another team sticking to a similar formula this year, with Lapierre bikes – headlined by the third-generation Xelius – running on Shimano groupsets.

However, as with all teams on Shimano components, the launch of the new Dura-Ace groupset comes with a switch to 12-speed, along with the accompanying wheel range.

Ineos-Grenadiers (IGD)

Ethan Hayter riding the Pinarello Dogma F of Team Ineos-Grenadiers

The Pinarello Dogma F is the team’s sole road bike.

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  • Framesets: Pinarello Dogma F / Bolide (TT)
  • Drivetrain: Shimano Dura-Ace Di2
  • Wheels: Shimano Dura-Ace / Pro
  • Components: MOST handlebars and stems
  • Pedals: Shimano Dura-Ace
  • Power meter: Shimano Dura-Ace
  • Tyres: Continental Competition Pro Ltd
  • Other: Fizik saddles, Elite bottle cages, Garmin computers

Ineos-Grenadiers got the latest version of the Dogma F midway through last year and at the same time moved predominantly to riding disc-brake bikes after years as the last redoubt of the rim brake in the pro ranks.

Otherwise, things stay much the same, albeit with 12-speed Dura-Ace Di2 shifting. You’ll also find Dura-Ace wheels – although Ineos is partial to swapping to other wheel brands, including Lightweight and Princeton – Fizik saddles and Pinarello’s MOST own-brand cockpits.

With Garmin owning Tacx, the team is using Tacx trainers as well as Garmin Edge computers and, in training, its smartwatches and lights.

Intermarché-Wanty-Gobert Matériaux (IWG)

Loïc Vliegen of Team Intermarche-Wanty-Gobert Matériaux riding the Cube Litening road bike

The Intermarché team continues with Cube bikes and Newman wheels.

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  • Framesets: Cube Litening C:68X / Aerium TT
  • Drivetrain: Shimano Dura-Ace Di2
  • Wheels: Newmen Advanced SL
  • Components: Cube integrated bar/stem
  • Pedals: Look Kéo
  • Power meter: Shimano Dura-Ace
  • Tyres: Continental
  • Other: Prologo saddles, Elite cages, CeramicSpeed OSPW, Bryton computers

On Cube bikes again this year, and predominantly the Litening aero road bike, Intermarché-Wanty-Gobert Matériaux is also now using Cube’s wheels via the Newmen sub-brand, in a range of depths from 50mm to 80mm. Cube has made the most of the available bike real estate with huge logos for both brands.

Other components and finishing kit remain as last year, with Shimano Dura-Ace, CeramicSpeed’s OSPW system and Bryton Rider 750 computers.

Israel-Premier Tech (IPT)

Factor bike of Israel-Premier Tech team for 2022

Factor continues as Israel-Premier Tech’s bike sponsor.

Factor Bikes

  • Framesets: Factor Ostro VAM / O2 VAM / One Disc / Slick (TT)
  • Drivetrain: Rotor Aldhu chainset, Shimano Dura-Ace Di2 shifters
  • Wheels: Black Inc 30 / 45 / 60
  • Components: Black Inc one-piece bar/stem
  • Pedals: Shimano Dura-Ace
  • Power meter: Rotor INspider
  • Tyres: Maxxis High Road
  • Other: Selle Italia saddles, CeramicSpeed bottom brackets and OSPW, Elite bottle cages, Hammerhead Karoo 2 computers, SwissStop brake pads

It’s another year on Factor bikes for Israel-Premier Tech, with the brand’s VAM premium lightweight frame. That’s paired with cockpits and wheels from Black Inc, a Factor sub-brand.

Israel-Premier Tech has switched from all-Shimano to Rotor chainsets and power meters this year, although Shimano still supplies Dura-Ace Di2 derailleurs. Oval chainrings aren’t as much of a thing as a few years ago, but maybe we’ll see some make an appearance. Other kit, including CeramicSpeed bearings and Hammerhead computers, is business as usual.

Jumbo-Visma (TJV)

  • Framesets: Cervélo R5 Disc / S5 / Caledonia / P5 (TT)
  • Drivetrain: Shimano Dura-Ace Di2
  • Wheels: Shimano Dura-Ace
  • Components: Cervélo handlebars and stems
  • Pedals: Shimano Dura-Ace
  • Power meter: Shimano Dura-Ace
  • Tyres: Vittoria
  • Other: Fizik saddles, Tacx bottle cages, Garmin computers

After a bike swap last year, Jumbo-Visma stays on Cervélo bikes this year, with the rest of its componentry and finishing kit the same. It was a winning formula last year, with Primož Roglič triumphant in the Vuelta a España and Wout van Aert winning just about everywhere, so why change?

Lotto-Soudal (LTS)

Jasper De Buyst of Lotto Soudal riding a Ridley bike

It’s an all-Belgian partnership between Lotto-Soudal and bike supplier Ridley.

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  • Framesets: Ridley Noah Fast Disc / Helium SLX Disc / Dean Fast (TT)
  • Drivetrain: Shimano Dura-Ace Di2 / Cema bearings
  • Wheels: DT Swiss
  • Components: Deda Handlebars and stems
  • Pedals: Look Kéo
  • Power meter: 4iiii
  • Tyres: Vittoria Corsa / Corsa Speed
  • Other: Selle Italia saddles, Tacx bottle cages, Garmin computers

The big change this year for Lotto-Soudal is a swap from a Campagnolo drivetrain and wheels, which it had been running for ages, to Shimano Di2 and DT Swiss wheels.

That’s meant a change from SRM to 4iiii power meters. Like AG2R Citroën, it’s running Cema bottom-bracket bearings. The team continues for a 13th year on bikes from Belgian brand Ridley.

Movistar Team (MOV)

Ivan Garcia Cortina of Team Movistar riding the Canyon Aeroad CFR

Iván Garcia Cortina of Team Movistar riding the Canyon Aeroad CFR. The team also has the lightweight Canyon Ultimate CF SLX.

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  • Framesets: Canyon Aeroad CFR / Ultimate CF SLX / Speedmax CF SLX (TT)
  • Drivetrain: SRAM Red eTap AXS
  • Wheels: Zipp
  • Components: Canyon handlebars and stems
  • Pedals: Look Kéo
  • Power meter: SRAM Red AXS
  • Tyres: Continental Competition Pro Ltd
  • Other: Fizik saddles, Canyon bottle cages, Garmin computers, Lizard Skins bar tape

Movistar is another team without equipment changes this year. Its Canyon Aeroad CFR bikes come with an all-SRAM kit-out, with a SRAM Red eTap AXS groupset, SRAM/Quarq power meter and Zipp wheels.

QuickStep Alpha Vinyl Team (QST)

Specialized Tarmac SL7 of QuickStep Alpha Vinyl Team

One bike to rule them all – the Specialized Tarmac SL7 – for QuickStep Alpha Vinyl.

QuickStep Alpha Vinyl Team

  • Framesets: Specialized S-Works Tarmac SL7 / Shiv TT
  • Drivetrain: Shimano Dura-Ace Di2
  • Wheels: Roval
  • Components: PRO/Roval handlebars and stems
  • Pedals: Shimano Dura-Ace
  • Power meter: Shimano Dura-Ace
  • Tyres: Specialized S-Works Turbo / Turbo Cotton / Rapid Air
  • Other: Specialized saddles, CeramicSpeed bearings, Tacx bottle cages, Supercaz bar tape, Garmin computers

Sticking to the almost-all-Specialized theme again this year, QuickStep Alpha Vinyl is on the Tarmac SL7 with Roval wheels and Spesh tyres.

The Belgian-based team is on Dura-Ace again for its groupset – updated to 12-speed – and power meter. QuickStep was the UCI’s top-ranked team last year, so it clearly works for them.

Team BikeExchange-Jayco (BEX)

  • Framesets: Giant TCR Advanced SL Disc / Propel Advanced Disc / Trinity Advanced Pro (TT)
  • Drivetrain: Shimano Dura-Ace Di2
  • Wheels: Cadex 36, 42, 65
  • Components: Cadex bars and stems
  • Pedals: Shimano Dura-Ace
  • Power meter: Shimano Dura-Ace
  • Tyres: Cadex
  • Other: Cadex saddles, Giant bottle cages, Giant computers

We love a pun and Team BikeExchange-Jayco has delivered an easy one again, exchanging bikes for a second year – keep it up guys! Out has gone Bianchi after one season and the team is now on Giant bikes with wheels, tyres, bars and saddles from Giant’s Cadex performance brand.

Shimano remains the groupset supplier, with Dura-Ace Di2 the only non-Giant component. The partnership with Giant runs until 2024, so next year we’ll be out of luck for puns.

Team DSM (DSM)

Scott Addict RC of Team DSM

The Scott Addict RC is the go-to bike of Team DSM.

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  • Framesets: Scott Addict RC / Foil RC / Plasma 5 (TT)
  • Drivetrain: Shimano Dura-Ace Di2
  • Wheels: Shimano Dura-Ace
  • Components: Syncros handlebars and stems
  • Pedals: Shimano Dura-Ace
  • Power meter: Shimano Dura-Ace
  • Tyres: Vittoria
  • Other: PRO saddles, Elite bottle cages, Wahoo computers

Team DSM keeps the same equipment roster as last year, using Scott bikes with Shimano Dura-Ace groupsets and wheels, along with Syncros components, PRO saddles and Wahoo computers.

Trek-Segafredo (TFS)

Dario Cataldo of Trek-Segafredo on a Trek Emonda SLR road bike

Trek-Segafredo riders have the lightweight Émonda (pictured) and aero Madone for road stages.

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  • Framesets: Trek Émonda SLR / Madone SLR / Speed Concept (TT)
  • Drivetrain: SRAM Red eTap AXS
  • Wheels: Bontrager Aeolus
  • Components: Bontrager handlebars and stems
  • Pedals: Shimano Dura-Ace
  • Power meter: SRAM Red AXS
  • Tyres: Pirelli
  • Other: Bontrager saddles, Wahoo computers

Like Movistar, Trek-Segafredo is running SRAM groupsets again this year, but in this case along with wheels from Trek’s Bontrager brand.

The biggest change is a new version of the Speed Concept time trial bike, launched at the tail end of last year, which Trek says will save 16 watts at 26mph and which now comes with IsoSpeed.

Bikes for road stages remain the same, with the aero/lightweight Emonda SLR and the flat-out aero Madone SLR.

UAE Team Emirates (UAD)

Tadej Pogacar riding the Colnago V3Rs

When you’ve got Tadej Pogačar on your roster, what more do you need?

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  • Framesets: Colnago V3Rs / Concept / C64 / K.one (TT)
  • Drivetrain: Campagnolo Super Record EPS
  • Wheels: Campagnolo Bora
  • Components: Deda handlebars and stems
  • Pedals: Look Kéo
  • Power meter: SRM
  • Tyres: Pirelli P Zero
  • Other: Prologo saddles, Elite bottle cages, SRM computers

As the final Campagnolo player in the WorldTour, the UAE Team Emirates squad of two-time Tour de France champion Tadej Pogačar continues on Colnago bikes again this year, with SRM power meters and head units.

The team’s riders have the Colnago V3Rs all-rounder and classic C64 to choose from as their main road bikes, alongside the K.one time trial bike.

The Campagnolo Bora wheels are shod with Pirelli P Zero tyres.

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