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Pro Bike: Taylor Phinney's Trek-Livestrong Trek Madone, June 2, 2009

Taylor Phinney Trek-Livestrong) has already proven himself a force on the track
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The 'E2' head tube starts out with a conventional 1 1/8" diameter
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The down tube flares out
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The asymmetrical chain stays
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The extended seat tube 'stub' is topped
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The wishbone-style seat stays bow gracefully into the top tube.
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Phinney's long legs
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Trek continue to use aluminum dropouts
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Trek moved the rear brake cable exit point
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Naturally, Phinney's Livestrong team is sponsored
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Phinney's SRAM Red DoubleTap levers are positioned high
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The SRAM Red PowerDome cassette
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Phinney's bike is equipped with a SRAM S900 crankset
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Phinney's outer chainring is more conservatively machined
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Phinney's Madone is basically a full SRAM-equipped machine
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A SRAM Red brake caliper
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Phinney's bike was built up with a pair of aero Bontrager Aeolus wheels
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Even the rims get the yellow-and-black treatment.
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Both front and rear wheels
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Vittoria open tubulars are pictured here
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A white Bontrager Race XXX Lite carbon road stem
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Speedplay Zero Titanium pedals are dressed
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Phinney's fi'zi:k Arione saddle
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A Specialized Turbo Comp computer
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