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.

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

Crank Length

Crank Length

I’ve heard many triathletes and time trialists are switching to shorter cranks: 170, 165, even 160mm. What do you recommend?

Comfort 21 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

Industry Standards part3

Industry Standards part3

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?

Simplicity 11 comments