Team GB's Cervélo switch creates bike fit headaches

Riders get measured up following new Cervélo deal

Photo courtesy of Team GB.

(Image credit: Alex Whitehead/

When British Cycling unveiled its new sponsorship deal with Cervélo at the beginning of May, switching from Pinarello in the middle of the season, there could very easily have been some unhappy and uncomfortable riders.

“All bike companies measure bikes differently, so you can’t just go from a 52cm Pinarello to a 52cm Cervélo,” explained GB physiotherapist Phil Burt. “Often they have different sizes, and the geometry is different too.”

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