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 5 comments

Industry Standards part2

Industry Standards part2

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?

Stiffness 2 comments

Lab vs. Reality - Part 2

Lab vs. Reality - Part 2

In our first "Lab vs. Reality" article, we discussed that lab tests have to reflect the real world, or they are meaningless. Many of you asked questions about the details – what specific changes to the test protocol did we make, and why?

Comfort, Stiffness, Weight 1 comment

The Myth of Modulus

The Myth of Modulus

We are often asked what modulus carbon fiber our frames are made of, and the answer is both very simple... and very complicated.

Comfort, Stiffness, Weight 7 comments