Cervelo R5 VWD Frameset Second only to the R5ca as the worlds lightest and stiffest frame, its construction seems to defy the possible 8212;especially considering the balance of power transmission and the ability to absorb harsh bumps and vibration. Tested and chosen by the top riders from Team Garmin-Sharp-Barracuda to win the 8220;hilly 8221; stages of Grand Tours like the 2012 Giro d 8217;Italia, these riders particularly appreciate its precise cornering, ultimate balance and instantaneous response. Light weight and stiff, featuring BBright 8482;, Smartwall 8482; technology, and optimized second-generation Squoval 8482; tube shapes, the R5 is a true climbing machine. With a lively feel that transforms sky-high climbs into dream experiences, this bike will meet any challenge you put in its path. Cervelo R5 VWD Frameset Features: BBright: BBright optimizes system stiffness and weight while allowing for the largest range of crank compatibility in a modern press fit system. O
I sold my road bike earlier this week and plan to buy a new one within the near future.
My old bike was a S-Works Tarmac which I have been very happy with (I like the way it rides).
The safe choice would therefore be to go for a new Tarmac.
However I like to try something new from time to ti ... Read More »
hey all. giving a head's up I have listed my 2013 R5 in classifieds. here is the link: [url=http://classifieds.roadbikereview.com/showproduct.php?product=33031&cat=]**2013 Cervelo R5 Carbon Size 54cm** - RoadBikeREVIEW.Com[/url]. keep the rubber side down and the wind at your back:thumbsup:Read More »
I am thinking about buying this bike from a friend of a friend. It was bought used and not 100% sure of the year, he thinks 2012. Going to look at it tomorrow morning. Can anyone tell what year from the pics?
What's it worth? This dr. is not really hooked on a price, just says "let's make it a ... Read More »
I am a mountain bike racer trying to get into the world of roadies, so decided to get a bike and the one that really struck my eye was the Trek Madone 5.2. It has a good grouppo and it looks great. The reason why I wanted a comparison is because a lot of my friends have an R5 and I wondered how this ... Read More »