Cervélo S5 review

The new aero updated Cervélo S5 is a true racing machine and I feel it's 10 times better than the previous version

Cervelo S5
Cycling Weekly Verdict

One of the best bikes I've ridden this year. It's super fast, compliant and futuristic looking. Don't be put off by the bar and stem, it's easy to work with an adjust.

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A bike that looks to be more at home in a Sci-fi film than on the road is the new and greatly improved, Cervelo S5. We've included it in this years Editor's Choice as its a super fast racing machine, that is compliant with a modern take on what aero is, and we love it.

Launched very late on in 2018 for 2019 was the very Star Trekesk Cervélo S5, which has made a number of improvements over its previous version. The last version was very much outdated from its launch back in 2014, owning to its development with rim brakes around a 23mm tyres. As we all know, things have moved on significantly since then with disc brakes taking over, which in turn has allowed tyres to go wider.

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