Is the Pinarello Dogma X an all-road bike? Our thoughts after 50km of road and gravel riding

A softer Dogma F with space for 35mm tyres

Pinarello Dogma X
(Image credit: Pinarello)
Cycling Weekly Verdict

The Pinarello Dogma X is really the Dogma that the majority of us should be riding. The geometry makes for a great handling bike that feels stable on descents, and the wide tyre clearance makes for a far more comfortable setup than the thoroughbred Dogma F. I'm not totally sold on the bar setup and stiffness/comfort trade-off of the 'X-Stays' technology, but there is no question, the Dogma X is a fast endurance bike.

Reasons to buy
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    Geometry excels on descents

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    Ample tyre clearance makes for a versatile bike

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    Very fast rolling, even on rougher road surfaces

Reasons to avoid
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    Head tube and bottom bracket stiffness are compromised by the frame design

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    Most Talon Ultralight cockpit is a little harsh for endurance riding

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The new Pinarello Dogma X brings the Italian brand's endurance lineup into the modern era. 35mm tyres and geometry derived from Team Ineos' race bike, the Dogma F, make for a great handling machine that provides ample comfort for long hours in the saddle.

The endurance road bike market is a crowded space, however - so how does the Dogma X stack up after our first shakedown ride on the new mile-munching machine?

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Price$15,500/£13,200Row 0 - Cell 2
Weight7.57KgRow 1 - Cell 2
Sizes available43,46.5,50,51.5,53,54,55,56,57.5,59.5,62Row 2 - Cell 2
FramesetPinarello TorayCa T1100 1K Dream Carbon with Nanoalloy Technology. Asymmetric designRow 3 - Cell 2
ForkPinarello Onda Fork Dogma XRow 4 - Cell 2
GroupsetShimano Dura Ace Di2 R9270Row 5 - Cell 2
HandlebarMost Talon UltralightRow 6 - Cell 2
SeatpostPinarello Dogma X, full carbon, aerodynamic designRow 7 - Cell 2
Bottom bracketItalian threadedRow 8 - Cell 2
Mechanical compatibleNoRow 9 - Cell 2
WheelsetPrinceton Carbonworks Grit 4540Row 10 - Cell 2
TyresContinental GP5000 TLR 32mmRow 11 - Cell 2
Tyre clearance35mmRow 12 - Cell 2
Row 13 - Cell 0 Row 13 - Cell 1 Row 13 - Cell 2

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