R5

WHAT GOES UP MUST COME DOWN

R5 has one job—get to the top, fast. But for all the glory and fanfare that comes with a summit finish, they’re rarely the only climb of the day. And while a race isn’t usually won on a descent, they can certainly be lost. A climbing bike that can't carve a hairpin is a bit like a cup of decaf coffee. This is the fourth iteration of the R5, and while weight and stiffness have varied over the years, the handling, poise, and unmatched prowess on a descent have been consistent since day one.

WHAT GOES UP MUST COME DOWN

R5 has one job—get to the top, fast. But for all the glory and fanfare that comes with a summit finish, they’re rarely the only climb of the day. And while a race isn’t usually won on a descent, they can certainly be lost. A climbing bike that can't carve a hairpin is a bit like a cup of decaf coffee. This is the fourth iteration of the R5, and while weight and stiffness have varied over the years, the handling, poise, and unmatched prowess on a descent have been consistent since day one.

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FASTER IN EVERY DIRECTION

The new R5 frame is 130g lighter than the previous model—a 16% reduction from an already-light frame.  And while aerodynamics weren’t a focus with this frame the way they would be on an S5 or P5, bringing the cables inside reduced drag by 25g.

DARKER THAN NIGHT, LIGHTER THAN AIR

The color black may absorb all light, but Cervélo Five Black is anything but heavy. This ultra-minimal graphics and paint package results in a frame that’s significantly lighter—they’ll never even see you coming.

LESS STIFF, STILL FAST

The R5 is stiff, but not too stiff—the Goldilocks of climbing bikes if you will. Poise, stability, and power transfer that feels “just right” and  keeps you fresh and ready to take on the road ahead.

Turbulent Aero

New to R5 this year is the Reserve 34 | 37 TA Wheelset. That TA stands for Turbulent Aero, a new way of thinking about aerodynamics. Reserve and Cervélo have developed a protocol by which we replicate real-world wind conditions, and develop airfoil shapes that perform better outside. This means a wheelset that’s not only light, stiff, and fast, but exceptionally stable and confidence inspiring in all wind conditions.

SRAM INTEGRATED POWER

Red and Force builds include Quarq Zero powermeters integrated into the crank. The integration of a powermeter results in better stiffness, lighter weight, and improved accuracy over aftermarket solutions—and the DZero delivers power measurement accurate to +/- 1.5%, even in variable temperatures.

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Red eTap AXS

£11,500SIZES: 48, 51, 54, 56, 58, 61 

Please note: price and parts spec information is subject to change.

Open Build Specs

Sizes48, 51, 54, 56, 58, 61
ForkCervélo All-Carbon, Tapered R5 Fork
HeadsetFSA IS2 1-1/4 x 1-1/2
StemCervélo ST31 Carbon
HandlebarCervélo HB13 Carbon, 31.8mm clamp
SeatpostCervélo SP24 Carbon
SaddlePrologo Scratch M5 PAS Nack
ShiftersSRAM Red AXS, 12 speed
Brake CalipersSRAM Red
Brake RotorSRAM Paceline X Centerlock
Front DerailleurSRAM Red AXS, 12 speed
Rear DerailleurSRAM Red AXS, 12 speed
CassetteSRAM Red, 10-33, 12 Speed
ChainSRAM Red, 12 speed
CranksetSRAM Red AXS E1, 48/35T, DUB, with power meter
Bottom BracketSRAM DUB Ceramic, BBright
WheelsRear: Reserve 37TA, Zipp ZR1 SS, 12x142mm, XDR freehub, 24H centerlock, tubeless compatible Front: Reserve 34TA, Zipp ZR1 SS, 12x100mm, 24H centerlock, tubeless compatible
Thru AxlesCervelo Aero Thru-Axles, 12x100/142
TiresCorsa Pro TLR blk-blk G2.0 OEM 700x26c
Max Tire Width (Actual)34mm
AccessoriesCervelo Faceplate Front Computer/Accessory Mount, Cervelo Rear Accessory Mount
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Dura Ace Di2

£11,000SIZES: 48, 51, 54, 56, 58, 61 

Please note: price and parts spec information is subject to change.

Open Build Specs

Sizes48, 51, 54, 56, 58, 61
ForkCervélo All-Carbon, Tapered R5 Fork
HeadsetFSA IS2 1-1/4 x 1-1/2
StemCervélo ST31 Carbon
HandlebarCervélo HB13 Carbon, 31.8mm clamp
SeatpostCervélo SP24 Carbon
SaddlePrologo Scratch M5 PAS Nack
ShiftersShimano Dura Ace, R9270, 12 speed
Brake CalipersShimano Dura-Ace
Brake RotorShimano CL900 Centerlock
Front DerailleurShimano Dura Ace, R9250, 12 speed
Rear DerailleurShimano Dura Ace, R9250, 12 speed, Direct Mount
CassetteShimano Dura-Ace, 11-34, 12 Speed
ChainShimano M9100, 12 speed
CranksetShimano Dura Ace, R9200, 52/36T, 12 Speed
Bottom BracketCeramic Speed, BBright for 24mm spindle
WheelsRear: Reserve 37TA, Zipp ZR1 SS, 12x142mm, HG freehub, 24H centerlock, tubeless compatible Front: Reserve 34TA, Zipp ZR1 SS, 12x100mm, 24H centerlock, tubeless compatible
Thru AxlesCervelo Aero Thru-Axles, 12x100/142
TiresCorsa Pro TLR blk-blk G2.0 OEM 700x26c
Max Tire Width (Actual)34mm
AccessoriesCervelo Faceplate Front Computer/Accessory Mount, Cervelo Rear Accessory Mount
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Five Black

Force eTap AXS

£8,300SIZES: 48, 51, 54, 56, 58, 61 

Please note: price and parts spec information is subject to change.

Open Build Specs

Sizes48, 51, 54, 56, 58, 61
ForkCervélo All-Carbon, Tapered R5 Fork
HeadsetFSA IS2 1-1/4 x 1-1/2
StemCervélo ST31 Carbon
HandlebarCervélo HB13 Carbon, 31.8mm clamp
SeatpostCervélo SP24 Carbon
SaddlePrologo Scratch M5 PAS TiRox
ShiftersSRAM Force AXS, 12 speed
Brake CalipersSRAM Force
Brake RotorSRAM Paceline Centerlock
Front DerailleurSRAM Force AXS, 12 speed
Rear DerailleurSRAM Force AXS, 12 speed
CassetteSRAM Force, 10-33, 12 Speed
ChainSRAM Force, 12 speed
CranksetSRAM Force AXS, 48/35T, DUB, with power meter
Bottom BracketSRAM DUB Ceramic, BBright
WheelsRear: Reserve 37TA, Zipp ZR1 ST, 12x142mm, XDR freehub, 24H centerlock, tubeless compatible Front: Reserve 34TA, Zipp ZR1 ST, 12x100mm, 24H centerlock, tubeless compatible
Thru AxlesCervelo Aero Thru-Axles, 12x100/142
TiresCorsa Pro TLR blk-blk G2.0 OEM 700x26c
Max Tire Width (Actual)34mm
AccessoriesCervelo Faceplate Front Computer/Accessory Mount, Cervelo Rear Accessory Mount
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Five Black
Permafrost

Ultegra Di2

£8,300SIZES: 48, 51, 54, 56, 58, 61 

Please note: price and parts spec information is subject to change.

Open Build Specs

Sizes48, 51, 54, 56, 58, 61
ForkCervélo All-Carbon, Tapered R5 Fork
HeadsetFSA IS2 1-1/4 x 1-1/2
StemCervélo ST31 Carbon
HandlebarCervélo HB13 Carbon, 31.8mm clamp
SeatpostCervélo SP24 Carbon
SaddlePrologo Scratch M5 PAS TiRox
ShiftersShimano Ultegra, R8170, 12 speed
Brake CalipersShimano Ultegra
Brake RotorShimano CL800 Centerlock
Front DerailleurShimano Ultegra, R8150, 12 speed
Rear DerailleurShimano Ultegra, R8150, 12 speed
CassetteShimano Ultegra 11-34, 12 Speed
ChainShimano M8100, 12 speed
CranksetShimano Ultegra R8100, 52/36T, 12 Speed
Bottom BracketCeramic Speed, BBright for 24mm spindle
WheelsRear: Reserve 37TA, Zipp ZR1 ST, 12x142mm, HG freehub, 24H centerlock, tubeless compatible Front: Reserve 34TA, Zipp ZR1 ST, 12x100mm, 24H centerlock, tubeless compatible
Thru AxlesCervelo Aero Thru-Axles, 12x100/142
TiresCorsa Pro TLR blk-blk G2.0 OEM 700x26c
Max Tire Width (Actual)34mm
AccessoriesCervelo Faceplate Front Computer/Accessory Mount, Cervelo Rear Accessory Mount
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Super Record Wireless

SIZES: 48, 51, 54, 56, 58, 61 

Please note: price and parts spec information is subject to change.

Open Build Specs

Sizes48, 51, 54, 56, 58, 61
ForkCervélo All-Carbon, Tapered R5 Fork
HeadsetFSA IS2 1-1/4 x 1-1/2
StemCervélo ST31 Carbon
HandlebarCervélo HB13 Carbon, 31.8mm clamp
SeatpostCervélo SP24 Carbon
SaddlePrologo Scratch M5 Nack
ShiftersCampagnolo Super Record Wireless, 12 speed
Brake CalipersCampagnolo Super Record
Front DerailleurCampagnolo Super Record Wireless, 12 speed
Rear DerailleurCampagnolo Super Record Wireless, 12 speed
CassetteCampagnolo Super Record Wireless, 10-29, 12 Speed
ChainCampagnolo Chorus, 12 speed
CranksetCampagnolo Super Record Wireless, 48/32, 12 Speed
Bottom BracketCampagnolo Pro-tech BBright
WheelsFront: Reserve 34, 23mm IW, Zipp ZR1 SS, 24H, centerlock, tubeless compatible Rear: Reserve 37, 21.6mm IW, Zipp ZR1 SS,12x142mm, N3W freehub, 24H, centerlock, tubeless compatible
Thru AxlesCervelo Aero Thru-Axles, 12x100/142
TiresCorsa Pro TLR blk-blk G2.0 OEM 700x26c
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Five Black
Tiger Eye
TVLAB Replica

Frameset

£5,000SIZES: 48, 51, 54, 56, 58, 61 

Please note: price and parts spec information is subject to change.

Open Build Specs

Sizes48, 51, 54, 56, 58, 61
ForkCervélo All-Carbon, Tapered R5 Fork
HeadsetFSA IS2 1-1/4 x 1-1/2
StemCervélo ST31 Carbon
HandlebarCervélo HB13 Carbon, 31.8mm clamp
SeatpostCervélo SP24 Carbon
Thru AxlesCervelo Aero Thru-Axles, 12x100/142
Max Tire Width (Actual)34mm

Red eTap AXS

Dura Ace Di2

Force eTap AXS

Ultegra Di2

Super Record Wireless

Frameset

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Geometry

485154565861
Reach | mm363371380389398407
Stack | mm497522547572597622
Head Tube Angle 71°72°73°73°73°73°
Front Center | mm574576578594611628
Bottom Bracket Drop | mm74.574.5727269.569.5
Head Tube Length | mm93114137163192218
Top Tube Length | mm515531548564581598
Seat Tube Angle 73°73°73°73°73°73°
Standover Height | mm695724755778800824
Trail | mm57.357.357.357.357.357.3
Wheel Size 700c700c700c700c700c700c
Fork Offset | mm57.551.545.545.545.545.5
Wheelbase | mm97297497799410111028
Chainstay Length | mm410410410410410410

Frame Sizing

How do I determine what bike size I need?

The age-old question, isn’t it? There are many factors that go into bicycle sizing and fit, particularly for high-performance bikes. Without being able to measure you and see you on a bike, precise fit information is difficult to supply. It’s also not unusual for someone to be able to ride two different sizes depending on their goals, flexibility, and fit tolerance. That said, we have some fantastic retailers, and we’d encourage you to go start a conversation with them about what you want from your new bike. You can find the retailer closest to you on our Dealer Locator.

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MAKE FRIENDS WITH THE WIND

You can, in fact, reinvent the wheel. Meet Turbulent Aero, a unique R&D program that leverages real world wind data to create the most rapid, stable, and best handling wheels in real world riding conditions.

MAKE FRIENDS WITH THE WIND

You can, in fact, reinvent the wheel. Meet Turbulent Aero, a unique R&D program that leverages real world wind data to create the most rapid, stable, and best handling wheels in real world riding conditions.

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