Ask the engineers

Ask the engineers

Cervélo’s engineers know bikes inside and out, and chances are they’re curious about the same things you are. Find answers to commonly asked questions below.

Industry Standards part1

Industry Standards part1

I noticed that every bike company claims to have the lightest, stiffest, and most aero bike. Everyone seems to measure these things differently. Isn’t there an industry standard to help me compare bikes?

Aero, Stiffness, Weight 7 comments

650C vs 700C?

650C vs 700C?

I am 5'2" and did a lot of research on this last year, when I was in the market for a tri bike. Do you have any data for 650 vs. 700Cs? Thanks!

Aero, Comfort 13 comments

Aero in the Peloton

Aero in the Peloton

During the Giro, there'll be media coverage on what aero models the pros are riding. Does it really make that much of a difference, since they're usually drafting?

Aero 0 comments

What about Wind Tunnels?

What about Wind Tunnels?

I know you talk about testing your bikes in wind tunnels a lot, so how does this help in the design of the aero bikes and which tunnels do you use?

Aero 3 comments

The P4 Fork - a Prodigious Father

The P4 Fork - a Prodigious Father

With the P4, Cervélo introduced a new aero fork: the FK25. Since the P4’s launch in 2009, that fork has fathered several children that benefit from its great aero genes. This article explains the differences between those forks.

Aero 0 comments