New bike day, 2017 Cervelo S5 51cm Dura Ace 9150 Di2

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by simurs4

After what felt like an eternity waiting for '17 stock to come in for my size I picked up my latest bike on Saturday, this thing is amazing. I've always had a soft spot for the S5 frames, and I am loving the current red/black paint they have going. parts of the frame have a matte finish while other sections like the down tube/forks have a gloss finish which looks sensational.
I was hoping to get a set of the new C60 wheels as they have more of a stealthy finish, but the C75s still look great, although a tad overkill possibly.
I've never had a power meter before also so this will be a new experience for me, i've used power from my Tacx Bushido Smart with Trainerroad so it will be interesting to see what numbers i'm making out on the road compared to on the trainer. I'm still messing around with the Head unit getting everything set up but I took the bike out yesterday for a spin and came back 3 hrs later with a massive grin on my face, it feels great to ride! I need to get it weighed which I will do probably this weekend, I doubt it will be anything close to lightweight however the way it is, but oh well!
I apologize in advance for the cruddy garage pics, I will take some nicer ones this weekend, weather permitting.

Frame: 2017 Cervelo S5 51cm, Red/Black
Weight: Unsure, haven't gotten it weighed as yet
Fork: Standard S5 fork
Wheelset: Shimano C75 Tubulars
Tyres: Schwalbe One Pro HT
Crank: 2017 Shimano Dura Ace 9150, 170mm cranks
Power meter: Pioneer single leg power meter with Pioneer head unit
Crank Rings: Dura Ace standard 53/39
Seatpost: Standard S5 post, offset
Saddle: PRO Turnix
Handlebar/Stem: PRO Vibe 7s bars/Vibe 7s stem 120mm
Shifters: Dura Ace 9150 Di2, cable junction box mounted to stem rather then inside bar end
Front Derailuer: Dura Ace 9150
Rear Derailuer: Dura Ace 9150
Brakes: Dura Ace 9100
Chain: Dura Ace 9100
Cassette: Dura Ace 9100 11-25
Pedals: Dura Ace 9100
Cables: Dura Ace
Skewers: Dura Ace
Bottle Cages: Cheapo BBB cages, might change at some point. the colours match the frame atleast


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by glam2deaf

The C75's look perfect. Nice build!

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by squid046

Great Bike!

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by gsindela

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by chazmtb

Wow, that looks pro. What a drop for an aero position. Fast looking bike and great matching build.

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by simurs4

Thanks guys! I removed the decals off the stem last night as I wasn't much of a fan of the white, all matches a bit nicer now.

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by Johnny Rad

Yes, wow indeed! Aero bikes deserve aero wheels and an aggressive wind-cheating position.

Congrats on your sweet new ride. Patience is a virtue (but I wouldn't know!).

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by scottmmw

That looks.......Fast!

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by Geoff

Ok, that's nice. How is that powermeter?

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by CrankAddictsRich

Sick bike... I haven't seen this color way before. It looks great!
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by mrgray

this bike looks fantastic. nice work. the wheels are perfect, they suit it completely.
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by simurs4

Geoff wrote:Ok, that's nice. How is that powermeter?

I haven't as yet tested the power meter, I've only played around with it pairing up the sensors etc inside. I'll check it out over the weekend and see how it goes!

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by Shrike




Congrats! Think the C75's look perfect on it. S5 really is the sort of frame shape that looks class with wheels as deep as you can handle.

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by digitalnorbs

Sick! I hope you have legs to keep up with it :)

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by oshkikimi

Best Look!

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