Kestrel introduced the first ever all-carbon race bike in 1987. Since then, the engineers at Kestrel have managed to maintain industry standards with constant innovation to create some of the world’s fastest race bikes. Introducing the Kestrel 5000, a purposefully-designed superbike that is Kestrel’s fastest to date. Constructed of an all new 800K high modulus carbon fiber, the lightest and strongest frame possible, the 5000 is designed for competitive triathletes looking for a proven tri-specific weapon with superior aerodynamics that offer optimum comfort and adjustability. The 5000’s geometry is ideal for the demands of long-distance triathlons, with a slightly shorter top tube for a more upright riding position to keep the legs fresh and strong for the run. Kestrel’s Ultegra version features pro-proven components with trickle down technology from Shimano’s top-of-the-line Dura-Ace series to offer the same level of performance, only optimized for a lower price point. If you want a bike that functions at a pro level, but without the bells and whistles of a pro level price tag, the Kestrel 5000 SL Ultegra is the bike you want.Features: 800K high modulus carbon fiber, Kestrel’s lightest carbon construction used to date Traditional Oval Concepts handlebar and stem interface allow for easy adjustment and customization The stays, seat post, and seat tube are aerodynamically contoured Fully internal cable routing ensures clean airflow over the entire bike TRP Aero bakes provide reliable stopping power and excellent aerodynamics EMS Pro Aero Seatpost allows for the saddle to be mounted in a wide range of positions PF30 bottom bracket offers a stiff pedaling platform
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Highest grade KSL 800K Ultra high modulus carbon fiber with EPS internal molds improve compaction, reduce weight, and increasing overall strength.
Front fairing creates an aerodynamic leading edge
Oval Concepts 950 F wheelset with aero carbon-alloy rims 18 spokes front and 24 spokes rear. Vittoria Rubino Pro Speed, 700 x 23c, folding tires.
Shimano Ultegra front & rear derailleurs with Shimano Dura Ace SL-BSR1 bar-end 11-speed TT shifters and Oval Concepts 701 forged alloy brake levers
Oval Concepts 750 6061 alloy base bar, Oval Concepts 750 6061 alloy clip-on with Kestrel KSL aero carbon stem. TRP TTV RC linear-pull brake set