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Any Cervelo fans out there interested in new bike developments should find this article interesting:Cervélo R5

 

 

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The new all-carbon fork includes a tapered 1 1/8"-to-1 3/8" steerer and a lower bearing seat that's built into the crown.

 

 

 

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While the R3 uses alloy dropouts, Cervelo's new R5 makes the switch to carbon fiber.

 

 

 

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Wheel partner Zipp supplies the team with a wide range of wheels to suit various applications and conditions

 

 

 

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Most of the Cervelo Test Team is using the company's aero S3 model but team leader Carlos Sastre has decided on the latest R5 instead.

 

 

 

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Cervelo engineer Richard Matthews developed a new 1 3/8" lower headset standard in cooperation with Cane Creek.

 

 

 

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he extra-wide BBright bottom bracket's PressFit-30 cups are just barely visible inboard of the crankarms

 

 

 

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Cervelo takes advantage of the BBright standard's dimensions by widening the down tube, too

 

 

 

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The non-driveside chain stay grows in width as well, expanding out all the way to the edge of the BBright bottom bracket shell

 

 

 

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The new R5 expands on Cervelo's 'big chain stays, small seat stays' design philosophy

 

 

Wonder how much this is going to cost !!

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Saw it the other day. Would be a nice upgrade from my R3. Wonder how thin the seatstays will be on the R7 :D

 

Did you see the time trial beast for armstrong. DAmn that thing is aerodynamic

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It's a limited TdF Red Groupo - yellow in colour for the previous tour winners. Sastre / Lance / Pistol have it on their bike.

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