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Meet the NEW Cervélo Áspero-5 Gravel Bike

Maximum speed and capability for the toughest races out there

In this article we take a closer look at Cervélo’s Áspero-5, an improved version of their already epic race-winning gravel bike. Read on to learn more.

Who's it for?

The Cervélo Ápsero-5 is a race bike through and through, and it’s for riders who want to compete with the best in gravel and endurance events like Unbound Gravel. 

It’s perfect for riders who want to smash KOMs and FKTs, while still being able to enjoy all-day adventures on backroads and trails.

Why you'll love it

The Áspero-5’s improved aerodynamics help you to power through tough courses and brutal elements with less drag and more efficiency. 

It’ll help you beat your best times and give you an edge on the competition. 

Plus, you’re going to love the gorgeous new colors.

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The fastest gravel bike

Cervélo is ready to put the Áspero-5 up against any all-road/gravel bike out there. 

This ride is dialed in to provide riders with an elite level of performance that the competition can’t beat. 

As one of the lightest and stiffest gravel frames on the market, you’ll feel faster the second you clip in.

The most aerodynamic gravel bike

If Cervélo is known for anything, they’re known for their innovation when it comes to aero. 

They’ve raised the bar yet again with the new Áspero-5, shaving off 32 grams of drag from the previous model. 

Every part of the bike has been painstakingly refined for maximum aerodynamic performance, like the cable-hiding cockpit and cutaway seat tube.

TrailMixer: dual wheel compatibility without sacrificing handling

Trailmixer is a simple chip that makes a big difference. 

It allows you to adjust the trail measurement of your fork so you can keep the same great handling characteristics whether you run 700c or 650b wheels. 

The Áspero-5 ensures you have all the right tools for the job at hand without compromising performance.

Cervélo Áspero-5 Geometry


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STACK505MM530MM555MM580MM605MM630MM
REACH370MM379MM388MM397MM406MM415MM
SEAT TUBE ANGLE74.5°74°73.5°73°73°73°
TOP TUBE LENGTH512MM532MM553MM575MM591MM608MM
WHEEL SIZE700C700C700C700C700C700C
HEAD TUBE ANGLE71°71.5°72°72°72°72°
TRAIL *58.6(700C)
58.1(650B)
58.6(700C)
58.1(650B)
58.6(700C)
58.1(650B)
58.6(700C)
58.1(650B)
58.6(700C)
58.1(650B)
58.6(700C)
58.1(650B)
FORK OFFSET52/57MM49/54MM46/51MM46/51MM46/51MM46/51MM
HEAD TUBE LENGTH83MM107MM133MM159MM188MM214MM
BOTTOM BRACKET DROP78.5MM78.5MM76MM76MM73.5MM73.5MM
FRONT CENTER583MM592MM602MM619MM637MM654MM
WHEELBASE990MM1000MM1010MM1027MM1046MM1063MM
STANDOVER HEIGHT690MM732MM764MM788MM814MM838MM
CHAINSTAY LENGTH420MM420MM420MM420MM420MM420MM

2021 Cervélo Áspero-5 Models

Cervelo Aspero-5 gravel bike SRAM RED eTap AXS

Áspero-5 RED eTap AXS 1

  • Wheels: Reserve 32mm DT350 XDR
  • Front derailleur: none
  • Rear derailleur: SRAM RED eTap AXS Max Wide 12 sp
  • Crankset: SRAM RED AXS 1 w/ Power Meter 36T
  • Cassette: SRAM Force 12s 10-36
  • Brakes: SRAM RED HRD
  • Price: $9,000
Cervelo Aspero-5 gravel bike GRX Di2

Áspero-5 GRX RX815 Di2

  • Wheels: Reserve 32mm DT350 HG
  • Front derailleur: Shimano GRX 815 Di2, 11 spd
  • Rear derailleur: Shimano GRX 815 Di2, 11 spd
  • Crankset: Shimano GRX 810 48/31
  • Cassette: Shimano HG800, 11 spd, 11-34
  • Brakes: Shimano GRX RX815 Hydraulic Disc
  • Price: $7,100
Cervelo Aspero-5 gravel bike FORCE eTap AXS

Áspero-5 Force eTap AXS 1

  • Wheels: Reserve 32mm DT370 XDR
  • Front derailleur: none
  • Rear derailleur: SRAM Force eTap AXS Wide 12spd
  • Crankset: SRAM Force AXS 1 with Power Meter 36T
  • Cassette: SRAM Force 12s XG1270, 10-36
  • Brakes: SRAM Force HRD
  • Price: $6,900
Cervelo Aspero-5 gravel bike frameset

Áspero-5 Frameset

  • Fork: Cervélo All-Carbon Tapered Áspero Fork with Adjustable Trail
  • Headset:  FSA IS2 1-1/4 x 1-1/2
  • Handlebar: Carbon AB09 16deg Flared Carbon
  • Stem:  Cervélo ST32 Alloy
  • Seatpost: Cervélo SP19 27.2 Carbon
  • Accessories: Cervelo Faceplate Front Computer/ Acces- sory Mount; Cervelo Rear Accessory Mount; Smartpak 400A Top Tube Storage Bag
  • Price: $4,300

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