- Cervelo R5 Frameset with Rotor 3D Chainset
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|Black / Green||51cm|
|Black / Green||56cm|
|Black / Yellow||56cm|
|Black / Green||61cm|
|Black / Yellow||61cm|
One of the lightest frames available. The R5 VWD is built to Cervelo's high stiffness and strength standards using highly complex layups and technology to provide exceptional efficiency, torsional rigidity and calculated vertical compliance.
Top Features of the Cervelo R5 Frameset with Rotor 3D Chainset
- Fork: FK30 SL, tapered 1 3/8"
- Headset: Cane Creek IS-3
- Seatpost: 3T DORICO LTD
- Bottom bracket: FSA BBright™
- Chainset: Rotor 3D, double 53x39
- Second Generation Squoval tube profile
- Smartwall Carbon tubing
- BBright bottom bracket standard
- Cervélo Optimized 1 3/8" tapered Steerer Tube
- Single bend cable routing
- Ultra-thin seat stays
- Vroomen White Design (VWD)
|Wheel Size:||700c (622)|
Second Generation Squoval Tubing Profile
Developed at Cervelo's west coast American test facility, the Squoval tubing profile has undergone further development to reduce weight and increase stiffness where needed.
- The square profile deploys mass on either side of the center to counter side to side flex
- Rounded corners safely transfer torsional forces to prevent stress rises
- Smartwall engineering places strategic variations in wall thickness for optimised weight and strength. Carbon strength and stiffness depend on the size, shape, material and direction of each of the 300+ carbon components in Cervelo carbon frames.
Cervelo Optimised 1 3/8" Tapered Steerer Tube
Cervelo conducted extensive Research and development to create the ideal standard for non-aero frames.
- Smaller sizes result in reduced stiffness at the same weight.
- Larger Sizes reduce comfort and offer a lower frontal impact strength.
Ultra Thin Seat Stays
A pioneering Cervelo Carbon frame technology, Ultra thin seat stays offer vertical compliance for reduced road vibration and smoothness over long distances. Advanced engineering and lay-up techniques ensure high strength at a reduced weight.
BBright Bottom Bracket Shell
The BBright standard employs asymmetrical cup sizes to maximise strength and stiffness, performance and compatibility.
- An 11mm Increase in the Non-drive side shell allows for a wider chainstay, seat tube and down tube junction.
- The narrow drive side allows compatibility with a wide range of chainring sizes and a lower q-factor for pedalling efficiency.
- A 30mm axle reduces weight and increases stiffness.
Single Bend Cable Routing
By removing bends and twists from the cable path, friction load is removed for crisp effortless shifting in all conditions.
Rotor 3D ChainsetDeveloped with input from the Cervelo Test team, The 3D crank is extremely stiff to meet the high demands of Thor Hushovd and the TestTeam’s sprinters, yet lightweight enough to satisfy the needs of Carlos Sastre and the climbers on the team. Utilizing a special manufacturing process named the “Trinity Drilling System,” an extruded aluminum bar is intricately CNC machined with three drilled holes through the length of the crank. The result is a unique triple hollow crank arm that enables ROTOR’s engineers to remove the excess aluminum in the core while still maintaining the structural strength of the crank. With this new system ROTOR has significantly improved the Hollowminum technology they developed for their Agilis Evo cranks.
|Head Tube Angle:||70.5||72||73||73.5||73.5||73.5|
About Road Frames
Road frames have come a long way in recent years with new advancements in technology and materials. Carbon fibre, aluminium and titanium are all widely used now as well as the more traditional steel tubesets. They all have their own advantages: aluminium offers good performance at a reasonable price, titanium offers ultimate performance at a premium price while carbon fibre offers superb comfort and performance at intermediate cost. It is not uncommon for the materials to be mixed to give the benefits of all the materials in one frame - a carbon fibre rear end on an aluminium frame, for example. Here at Wiggle we list a selection of road frames to suit most budgets, from the affordable aluminium frames right up to the technically advanced carbon and titanium frames from leading manufacturers.
About the Cervelo brand
Cervélo Cycles saw the light of day in 1995 when 2 engineers, Phil White and Gérard Vroomen, decided to take the work they had been doing on developing faster Time Trial bikes to market. Already involved in bicycle and Human Powered Vehicle design since 1986, the turning point came when a top-ranked Italian pro cyclist approached Gérard to design the fastest possible Time Trial bike for him. The team was very enthusiastic about the bike, and so was almost everybody we showed it to. We were already personally involved in triathlon and road racing, and everywhere we went with the bike people asked us where they could get one. An important exception was the team’s bike sponsor, who was not yet ready to part with tradition. We drew the conclusion that if pro riders and athletes, both in the cycling and triathlon world, liked our design but the bike companies didn’t, our only option would be to start a company of our own. And so Cervélo Cycles was born!
|Size Guide (Cervelo R5 Road Bikes)|
|Frame Size||Rider Height (cm)||Inside Leg (cm)|
|48cm||157 - 168||66 - 73|
|51cm||165 - 175||71 - 76|
|54cm||173 - 183||73 - 78|
|56cm||180 - 190||76 - 81|
|58cm||188 - 195||78 - 83|
|61cm||195||81 - 86|
|'Size matters! That's why at Wiggle we measure each of our bikes to build accurate size charts for our customers. Our qualified team of mechanics then individually check each order against measurements supplied by you to ensure the size chosen is correct. Another reason you can have complete confidence when buying a bike from Wiggle!'|
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