We take a close look at Marianne Vos's Women's Tour stage-winning machine

Cycling Weekly takes a look at the Olympic and World road race champion Marianne Vos’s Liv Envie Advanced bike after stage three of the Friends Life Women’s Tour.

Vos’s bike is a Liv Envie Advanced handcrafted by Giant. Giant’s Liv brand is dedicated solely for the female rider. The bike is equipped with Dura-Ace C35 carbon wheels with unbranded tubs.

Vos-bike-BBBulbous bottom bracket, the vogue on many current carbon frames.

Vos-front-brakeFront Fouriers V-brake placed behind the fork for aerodynamics. Note the special gold accents to the decals on Vos’s bike to honour the Olympic road champion.

Vos-QringsVos uses Rotor’s QRings on the Dura Ace 11 speed crank spider. 172.5 crank arms with carbon Dura-Ace pedals. Tacx Tao carbon bottle cages.

Vos-Race-TransponderRace transponder number 1. You can see the rear of the Giant ride sense speed pick up on the back of the stay.

Vos-Ride-Sense-pickupGiant RS speed sensor on the inside of the left chain stay.

Vos-rare-cable-runFouriers V-brake system. All the decals accents on the Rabobank-Liv team bikes are orange apart from Vos’s bike which have gold accents to their detail.

Vos-rear-brakeRear V-brake and seat stay detail all part of the aero design.

Vos-rear-mech11-Speed Dura-Ace.

Vos-saddleFizik Antares saddle with gold detail to the rear side panels. Note the forward positioning of the saddle on the aero seat post.

Vos-Sprint-Button-Cut away in bar tape for the Di2 sprint buttons.

Vos-stem-bar100mm PRO Vibe stem with PRO Vibe bars.