The new Factor Ostro: an aero bike for the cobbles?

It's ready to 'win sprints, mountain stages and cobbled Classics'

(Image credit: Jered-and-Ashley-Gruber)

Factor has released a brand new bike that promises to be a 'do it all' machine: a veritable one-stop-shop for riders looking for a rapid racer with all the comfort of a long-distance tourer.

The new Ostro, unveiled underneath Israel Start-Up Nation at the Tour de France, aims to combine optimised aerodynamics with comfort worthy of the cobbles.

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James Bracey

James Bracey's career has seen him move from geography teacher, to MBR writer, to Cycling Weekly's senior tech writer and video presenter. He possesses an in-depth knowledge of bicycle mechanics, as well as bike fit and coaching qualifications. Bracey enjoys all manner of cycling, from road to gravel and mountain biking.