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Time Trial Tuesday: Emma Pallant’s BMC Time Machine 01

One of the world's top 70.3 racers, former GB national team runner Emma Pallant blasts through bike courses around the world on her BMC Timemachine 01.

Emma Pallant, a former world duathlon champion and silver medalist at the Ironman 70.3 World Championship, has enjoyed a great year of 70.3 racing in 2019, taking a pair of wins this fall at Ironman 70.3 Cascais and Ironman 70.3 Lanzarote. We managed to find her bike in transition at the Laguna Phuket Triathlon, where she finished second.

Emma Pallant on her way to a runner-up finish at the Laguna Phuket Triathlon. Photo: Kevin Mackinnon

A member of the BMC Vifit Pro Triathlon Team, Pallant rides a BMC Timemachine 01.

Here’s a list of her equipment, courtesy of her page on the BMC Vifit site:

Time trial frame BMC Timemachine 01
Frame size: M/L
Power meter FSA Powerbox carbon
Saddle: Selle Italia Iron Evo Triathlon saddle
Wheels: DT Swiss ARC1100 Dicut
Tires Vittoria Corsa
Helmets: uvex race 8 for racing, race 9 for training
Race and training clothing Craft
Road bike BMC Timemachine Road 01
Turbo trainer: Tacx NEO
Heart rate monitor Polar Vantage and Polar M460
Wetsuit: Orca 3.8
Sunglasses: uvex
Nutrition: Vifit Sport
Sports & travel bags: Ogio
Pallant’s bike is set up in transition the day before the race in Laguna Phuket.
Pallant runs DT Swiss ARC 1100 Dicut wheels, opting not to use a disc for the steep 18 percent climbs on the Phuket course.
Behind her Sella Italia saddle is one of the two water bottle cages she has on the bike.
The storage kit serves as a perfect spot for her race number.
The Shimano Ultegra derailleur is modified with Ceramic Speed pulley wheels.
The Vision 54 tooth chainring sits on the FSA crank. Pallant uses Speedplay pedals and an FSA PowerBox power meter.
Pallant has replaced the traditional BMC V-stem with a flatter option to attain a lower position. Her second water bottle cage sits in between her arms.
XLab Gorilla Cages are used up front and behind her saddle.
Nothing else in sight – a clean look to cut through the wind.