Probike: Paul Voss’ Fuji Altamira

Probike: Paul Voss’ Fuji Altamira

voss6# Foto: David Saiz Bustamante.

Probike: Paul Voss, from Rostock in Germany, is one of two Germans in the NetApp-Endura team for the Tour de France. This season, he has been riding the Fuji Altamira, which, for a long time, was the preferred bike model for the US team. However, it is expected that the Altamira will get a new in-house companion, which we will of course write about.

voss5# Foto: David Saiz Bustamante. voss4# Foto: David Saiz Bustamante.

Voss was able to qualify for NetApp-Endura’s team before the yearly deadline. Considering that this racing stable from Raublingen is currently one of the best ProConti-teams, Voss’ achievement is very impressive. The team’s success is doubtlessly underlined by the invitation to join this year’s Tour.

voss1# Foto: David Saiz Bustamante.

To prepare for the upcoming challenges, Voss fully trusted in his Fuji Altamira, which is equipped with the most recent Shimano Dura-Ace 9000. He uses a gear transmission ratio of 53 to 39 teeth at the front and a cassette with a sprocket range of 11 to 27 teeth at the back.

voss3# Foto: David Saiz Bustamante. voss2# Foto: David Saiz Bustamante.

Additionally, the bike is fitted with high quality components by Swiss company Oval, including the 950 wheelset, the 900 carbon post, a 713 stem and a 910-SL carbon handlebar. The seatpost measures 27.2mm and is mounted with a Prologo Scratch Pro TR saddle. Vittoria supplies the bike’s tyres with their very own Corsa Evo Pro.

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Veit Hammer

Veit Hammer hat in Deutschland, Norwegen und Japan studiert und promoviert. Bevor er das digitale Fahrrad-Magazin Velomotion seit dessen Einführung im Jahr 2013 als Chefredakteur betreute, arbeitete er für das Magazin ProCycling sowie die Online-Portale MTB-News und Rennrad-News.

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