The prototype levers – possibly made from aluminum
Luckily for me I ran into the owner of the bike in question, David Millar. In his usual candid self he told me that they are prototype levers. The changes include a shorter throw to activate the gear shift for the rear derailleur and a trim adjustment for the front derailleur. I would speculate that these levers are lighter and other improvements in the Force group would include ceramic ball bearings in the bottom bracket. I have no idea cost or time of availability, but I would guess that Interbike would be a great place to show off new stuff.
Speaking of David Millar…he got fourth in the field sprint today just being pipped for third by Hincapie. I asked him what the hel
The guy in yellow is Millar