Cervelo R5 2013 - 6.06kg/13.4lb

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Cervelo R5 2013 61cm
Carbonsports Lightweight GenIII wheels
Continental Gatorskin tubular 25mm
3T ARX team stem 110mm 6deg
Bontrager XXX bars 44cm
FSA SL-K seatpost 27.2 400mm 20mm offset (now 330mm Bontrager XXX 5mm offset)
SRAM Force 22 crank/S900 spider/Praxis 52/36/KCNC SL bolts
SRAM Red 22 chain
ROTOR PF30 BBright bottom bracket
Campagnolo SR 2014 shifters/FD/RD/11-29 cassette
Campagnolo steel cables/housing
K Edge braze on chain catcher
Shimano DA9000 brakes
Shimano DA7900 pedals
Arundel mandible cages
Fizik Arione CX carbon saddle w/ k:ium rails (now Fizik Arione 00)
Fizik superlight bar tape w/ carbon bar end plugs
ENVE Ti skewers

ww Sedluk helped me with this bike. It was a joint effort to make it light and fast and fun to ride. It's fun to work with other ww's to build fast bikes
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by nobuseri

Nice! Another tall rider. I ride a 61 R3 and 63 CAAD/EVO.

Looks cool and a very nice weight. Props on the Lightweights.
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by Doyler

That's some serious love-spread to all the major groupset manufacturers.

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by 1415chris

Wouldn't you be happy on the size smaller frame?

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by Kumppa

Interesting build but dont matter if it good for you.

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by racersir

Love the wheels

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by rideintospace

1415chris, the 61cm frame fits me perfectly. I am 6'4/193cm. The major change from my previous road bike ('05 61cm Bianchi Giro) is the 225mm head tube. The Giro is at 195mm, the 58cm R5 is 199mm. I like to ride centuries but they can get uncomfortable if the position isn't right for 5h. I haven't had a problem yet on this bike.

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by rideintospace

Doyler and Kumppa, I totally agree. It is a strange build list to be sure. The bike arrived with DA9000 and a very short rotor crank. I switched the crank for the 177.5mm SRAM, and like the campy shifting a little more than shimano. I'd prefer a more matched cockpit and group set, but this is working well. There are a couple of things I would like to change, like the saddle and up front gearing, before I try to match more parts

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by stono38

Nice! lovely wheels!

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by rideintospace

Recently upgraded a couple of components and shaved around a quarter pound: Arione 00 (147g) and Bontrager XXX seatpost 330mm 5deg (160g with 7x9mm ears)! Slowly updating components to make a lighter and more cohesive build

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by sedluk

Not only does it look fast, it is fast. That bike is made for fast riding!!!
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by Powerful Pete

I like it. Good weight for a large frame (what is going on, are all the newbies on WW giants these days? :wink: ) and I always love bits o'Campagnolo on a Cervelo. :thumbup:
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