Stand Tall

Speed doesn't have to hurt. These "comfort performance" bikes go easy on your back–but not on the competition.

Apr 9, 2008
Outside Magazine
Cervélo RS

   Photo: photograph by Mark Weins

Dream Rides

Looking for inspiration for a bike tour? Look no further than page four of this article.

Cervélo RS
PERFECT FOR: All-arounders looking to climb, sprint, and tour with the best. WHY IT'S COOL: Want race-proven? Riders from Team CSC won the last two editions of Paris-Roubaix, held on cobblestone roads, on Cervélo's revered R3. For the RS, Cervélo took the squared tubes and springy seatstays that give the R3 its coveted power-train stiffness and bump absorption, then lengthened the wheelbase for better stability and raised the handlebars to reduce back strain. The result is a bike that makes any ride feel better. BEFORE YOU BUY: Sell your old bikes. Unless you race time trials, this is the only one you'll need. $4,000; 16.3 lbs, 56cm;

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