Spotted: unreleased Cervélo S5 aero bike raced at Opening Weekend 2022

So continues Cervélo’s approach of race first, launch later

New Cervélo S5 ridden by Wout van Aert, Anna Henderson, Primož Roglič
It appears Jumbo Visma's Wout van Aert, Anna Henderson, and Primož Roglič are all riding a new Cervélo S5 aero bike
(Image credit: Getty Images: Pool, Jasper Jacobs, Bruno Bade)

In amongst the gripping racing of the weekend, the very most observant of viewers will have clocked a few subtle differences to the Cervélo S5 aero bikes, as ridden by a select few of Jumbo-Visma’s men’s and women’s World Tour teams, including Omloop Het Nieuwsblad winner Wout van Aert.

It would be the latest in what appears to be Cervélo’s preferred launch strategy: race first; release later. 

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