British track team debut brand new Cervélo at World Championships

British track team are riding their new Cervélo bikes at the 2018 track cycling world championships in Apeldoorn.

Team GB Cervélo track bike. Photo by Alex Whitehead/

(Image credit: Alex Whitehead/

British track riders on the endurance and sprint squads are back riding the Cervélo T5 bike at the track cycling World Championships in the Netherlands this week. Cervélo came on board as sponsor of the British team ahead of the Rio Olympics in 2016. They won 11 medals on the track in Brazil but afterwards the team returned to the trusted UKSI bikes and admitted that every Cervélo frame had broken.

British Cycling and Cervélo then went back to the drawing board in their joint project to create the ultimate track bike for the 2020 Games. It's taken just over a year to get the new T5 in to production as they came up against several 'challenges' in the build process.

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