Factor launches Slick time trial bike

Factor says the Slick is optimized for stiffness, geometry, weight and aerodynamics

Factor is bike sponsor to the Ag2r-La Mondiale team of Romain Bardet and on Saturday officially launched the Slick time trial bike ahead of Paris-Nice.

It’s the latest addition to the team’s armoury and Factor says it’s been optimised for speed, aerodynamics and fit. It uses Factor’s Twin Vane split down tube, which Factor introduced on its original Vis Vires bike and also uses on the ONE aero bike.

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Paul Norman

Paul started writing for Cycling Weekly in 2015, covering cycling tech, new bikes and product testing. Since then, he’s reviewed hundreds of bikes and thousands of other pieces of cycling equipment for the magazine and the Cycling Weekly website.

He’s been cycling for a lot longer than that though and his travels by bike have taken him all around Europe and to California. He’s been riding gravel since before gravel bikes existed too, riding a cyclocross bike through the Chilterns and along the South Downs.