Didn't you notice the polka-dot jersey? It's a climbing bike. The bulbous front wheel contains helium to make the front end of the bike lighter and help to pull the bike up the hill.Sintesi said:Wow did that thing actually win anything? Seems like one wack-a-doo design concept. I'm sort of amazed it made it off the drawing table. What's the idea behind this anyway? to streamline the air tubulance around the pedals and feet?