Cervelo S5 VWD review

Cervelo S5 VWD
Cycling Weekly Verdict

Do we like the Cervélo, then? Yes, but you probably anticipated that - we've long been fans of aero bikes. Without a doubt, the S5 is a step forwards in terms of being more aerodynamic than its predecessors. It's also better in terms of comfort and resistance to twisting, making it the best-handling too.Price quoted is for frameset only

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Our most anticipated bike from last year turned out to be more than a little difficult to get hold of. We had the S5 Team bike for only a couple of weeks, as it was in high demand. Now, though, we've been given a bit longer to play with its big brother, the S5 VWD.

Using the same mould as the other S5s, but a different carbon layup, the VWD (Vroomen White Design) is not only the company's signature model but also its lightest and stiffest aerodynamic road frame to date.

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