Look launches new 875 Madison track bike

Look says that the new bike is designed for versatility, efficiency and aerodynamics

Look has revisited its track geometry for the 875 Madison, with NACA profiled oversize down tube for rigidity and aerodynamic fork blades and stays. It’s built of a mix of 40 tonne, 30 tonne and 24 tonne carbon fibre, with 20 per cent being high modulus to ensure that the frame has the rigidity required for track use. Look says that a track frame will typically be 15 per cent more rigid than a road race frameset.

It’s been developed in association with the French Cycling Federation, with its eye on the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. But the bike will also be raced by Team Look Criterium on the fixed gear crit circuit, including the Red Hook Crit series.

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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.