This week’s pro bike profile is Taylor Reid’s brand new Squad Hornett. Reid signed with the Canadian brand this season and will race on his new bike for the first time this weekend at Ironman 70.3 Oceanside. He also signed with several other new sponsors this year including Zone3 as his wetsuit sponsor, Vorgee as his swimwear sponsor, 361 Degrees as his running shoe sponsor and
Here are some shots of the bike:
Reid's bike was custom painted with colours to match his kit. All Squad bikes can be custom painted, and the Hornett comes in 5 sizes with 25 different configurations.
Reid uses Alto wheels. Here's the bike with his training wheels out in Southern California.
Here's the bike with his Alto race wheels.
Reid uses Velofix Hamilton and Caledon Hills Cycling to service his bike.
Components and kit details:
Drivetrain: Sram Etap
Pedals: Shimano Dura Ace
Power Meter: Power2Max
Shimano Dura Ace pedals and ISM saddle
Reid's Power2Max powermeter
SRAM Red eTap wireless drivetrain
Profile Design aero bars
Shoes (Bike):Shimano SH-TR900
Shoes (Run): 361° Chaser
Shoe laces: Rip Lace
Race suit: Taymory
Title sponsors: C3, Royal Containers, Benson Steel, Provincial Roofing