Cervelo R5 first ride review by Marcel Wüst - video

Former pro-sprinter puts the new R5 through its paces

With 14 grand tour stages to his name and a professional career that spanned over 12 years, it's fair to say that there aren't many people more qualified to review bikes than Marcel Wüst.

Any regular readers of Procycling magazine will be aware of Wüst's no-nonsense style when it comes to product reviews.

So when BikeRadar recently got its hands on Cervélo's latest R5 road bike, it was only ever destined to reach one rider. Wüst reports his first ride impressions in the flick below, sharing his thoughts on everything from the seatpost to the rims:

Cervélo r5 first ride review by marcel wüst

Video: Cervélo R5 first ride review by Marcel Wüst

Oli Woodman

Section Editor, UK
With more than 10 years of experience riding mountain bikes, Oli knows the good from the bad when it comes to gear. He's a total bike nerd and loves few things more than fettling with spangly riding bits. Also, he seems to have a talent for crashing hard but emerging unscathed.
  • Discipline: Mountain
  • Preferred Terrain: Loamy singletrack
  • Current Bikes: Marin Pine Mountain, Pinnacle Dolomite
  • Dream Bike: Honda RN01
  • Beer of Choice: Corona
  • Location: Bristol, UK

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