Svein Tuft Scott Foil

Svein Tuft road this team issue Scott Foil at the 2016 Canadian road nationals in Ottawa. The Langley, B.C. native was Canadian road champion in 2014 and has won the time trial national title nine times. He’s also worn the pink jersey at the Giro d’Italia and helped his Orica-GreenEdge team take team time trial victories at the Italian grand tour and the Tour de France. This bike was built up after he arrived back in Canada after racing the 2016 Giro. The frame he flew over with from Europe was cracked in transportation so it was a brand new, and last minute, build he raced at nationals.

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Svein Tuft Scott Foil

The Foil received a radical makeover in 2016 with a more aerodynamic, vertically compliant and torsionally rigid. The frame has already won Paris-Roubaix under Matthew Hayman despite being the brands aero offering, not it’s endurance whip.

Svein Tuft Scott Foil
Scott Sports is a Swiss bike manufacturer and supplies two WorldTour outfits, the Australian Orica-GreenEdge team and IAM Cycling.

Svein Tuft Scott Foil
For the flat course centered around Tunney’s pasture in Ottawa, Tuft had a 53/39 Dura-Ace crank.

Svein Tuft Scott Foil
Tuft’s 26 number plate is attached to the frame with a single bolt.

Svein Tuft Scott Foil
The mechanics paid close attention to the cabling that could rub against the frame. The routing of the electronic shift cables and rear brake enter the frame at the top of the down tube.

Svein Tuft Scott Foil
Tuft was using Dura-Ace 11 speed Di2 shifters. Notice the bike is equipped with Pro handlebars instead of a Syncros integrated handle bar.

Svein Tuft Scott Foil
Shimano Dura-Ace C50 wheels and Continental tires for the flat course.

Svein Tuft Scott Foil
Tuft’s stem is slammed. Instead of a Syncros integrated handlebar he has a more traditional set up. Tape covers up the brand’s name likely because it was not sponsor friendly. Tuft has a noticeably aggressive position on the bike with lots of drop.

Svein Tuft drops the hammer on the peloton but he didn't get much help chasing the breakaway

Tuft drops the hammer on the peloton during the Canadian national road race but he didn’t get much help chasing the breakaway so when the gap ballooned to over 11-minutes the entire peloton was pulled.


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