The S5 is an aerodynamic road bike built for the fastest sprinters in the world. It is stiffer and more aerodynamic than ever before, while offering excellent comfort and ride quality. Representing the pinnacle of Cervelo's "systems thinking" whereby multiple Cervelo engineers are assigned specific areas of the bike's design in order to focus on perfecting each detail, the result is their stiffest and most aero iteration of the S-Series yet. If you live for the exhilaration of going fast, the S5 will give you every possible advantage.
The S5 boasts substantial aerodynamic improvements over its predecessor. Full internal cable routing, a custom bar and stem, and special frame shapes work together to minimize drag. The extended seat tube cutout is a close-fitting curve which shields the leading edge of the rear wheel to significantly improve aerodynamic performance. Additionally, the S5 Disc is significantly stiffer at the bottom bracket and head tube, without increasing frame weight. The frame's stiffness and its geometry work together for precise handling and pedaling efficiency—you'll feel the difference immediately. However, recognizing that efficiency is also affected by compliance, Cervelo designed the S5 to avoid being overly rigid. Carefully chosen carbon lay-ups and tube shapes, along with room for tires up to 28mm wide, help soak up road vibrations for a smoother ride. The result: you go faster. With its striking design and all-business attitude, the S5 offers an unforgettable ride.
- Shimano Ultegra drivetrain
- DT Swiss P1800 Spline 32 wheels
- Custom Cervelo AB08 handlebars