Look 586 Pro Team




  • Efficient E-Post and headset arrangement
  • Stiff front end


  • Rear end is too relaxed compared with the front

Price as reviewed:


The 586 arrived in 2007, but the ’09 model, in Pro Team colours, was the first time we’d swung a leg over one.

Designed to be the middle ground between the top-end race 595, and the more multi-purpose 585, Look describes the 586 as an aggressive century frame. It’s possible to feel the influences of the others in the 586, but in a more disjointed way than we would have liked. The front end and HSC 6 fork feel very solid and racey, with an extremely direct steering response, which takes a bit of getting used to and is probably a step too far for its target market.

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The rear end, by contrast, is nowhere near as sharp, spot-on for a comfy ride feel, but compared to the more aggressive front, it’s miles apart and leaves it feeling a bit mismatched out on the road. All the same, we love the E-Post and headset arrangement.


Distributor Fisher Outdoor Leisure, www.fisheroutdoorleisure.co.uk

Price £2,199 frame, fork, seatpost

Frame VHM carbon

Fork Look HSC6

Size range 49 (XS), 51(S), 53(M), 55(L), 57(XL), 59(XXL)

Groupset Shimano Dura-Ace

Wheels Easton EA90SL

Size tested 55cm


The Look 586 Pro Team is slightly mismatched, with the stiff, direct front end not backed up by the rear