Cervelo R5 eTap Disc Road Bike 2018
For riding with the times and benefitting from the greatest possible advantages that modern technology can provide, the Cervelo R5 eTap Disc Road Bike assures you of a premium performance from a lightweight, stiff, responsive bike that offers wireless gear changing alongside an impressive, modulated braking force that gives you the best possible biking experience.
Built around Cervelo's intricately and meticulously designed R5 frameset, this latest model has been tweaked to provide major improvements on the previous iterations. With a rider first geometry at the core of Cervelo's composition, they've focused on improving the rigidity without compromising the lightness of this bike. The results are evident too, and Cervelo themselves claim a 13% stiffer bottom bracket and a 21% more solid headtube, allowing you a greater degree of control and efficiency over the power you can put through your machine.
Cervelo's trademark all-carbon Squoval tubing assuring you of an unrivalled level of structural integrity, you can be assured of a responsive ride at every point of your pedal stroke. With an aerodynamic benefit assured by this innovative shaping, you can benefit from a 44-gram improvement, giving you a slight edge that can make the difference when riding at that top-end threshold pace.
Equipped with the world's most advanced wireless shifting groupset to assure you of a smooth gearing pattern without the hassle of cabling interfering in your experience, you can be sure of direct, measured, precise shifting on behalf of the revolutionary SRAM RED eTap groupset. 11-speeds served on the fiercely aerodynamic and fast rolling Zipp 302 wheelset that this bike is supplied with, you can be sure to produce your best ever performance on the bike.
Finally, equipped with disc brakes, this lightweight, aerodynamic and impressively specced bike is ready to provide a top of the line braking force that gives you the confidence to carry your speed for longer, taking your pace into the corners and scrubbing it off later into your ride, leading to an overall, faster performance by bike.
- 21% stiffer at the headtube, 13% stiffer at the bottom bracket, and a 44GM aero improvement over the previous model.
- Clearance for tyres up to 28mm
- New handling geometry
- Disc brake specific
- Ideally suited for climbing with its lightweight construction
- Squoval tubing for strength
- Equipped with a full SRAM RED eTap groupset
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Built, Checked, Tuned and Tested
All our bikes are fully built, checked, tuned and tested by our Cytech qualified mechanics and then securely packaged, ready for delivery. All you have to do is add the pedals (if included), attach the handlebars to the stem and tighten them following the included detailed instructions or by watching our video and using the provided FREE tools.
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Please note all bikes collected from our shop, are built, tested and ready to ride.
Please note, occasionally, manufacturers may change the specification without notice. Bicycles do not come with pedals unless otherwise specified.