After the dust has settled over an eventful Tour de France, we take a look back at all the bikes that took some riders to victory and others to disappointing defeat ...

This year’s Tour de France has revealed some of the best paintjobs and tech ever.

Whether you’re starting out in cycling or you’re a pro rider who’s won multiple Grand Tours, we all like to feel special when we’re riding — and nothing says ‘cared for and loved’ quite like a special paintjob on your bike.

We’ve been busy during the Tour to scope out the latest and flashiest road bikes on which the riders tackled time trials, climbs and sprints; here is our collection that caught our eye…