Cervelo P3 2020 [Review]

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Reviewed by Pedallers

Last Updated on October 17, 2020

OVERVIEW
Category 
Bikes
Make
Cervelo
Model
P3
Type
Triathlon
Year
2020

Cervelo P3 2020 (Review)

In need of a bike that will improve your training and racing, provide comfort, versatility, and speed, with a user-friendly design? Then the Cervelo P3 is the best option for you. This bike is made of Cervelo P3 carbon frame, which contributes to the high speed of the bike due to its weight and frame tube shapes. 

Also, the seat post offers a more relaxed and comfortable riding position. Having a bike like this at your disposal can help you improve your riding experience and let you see that commuting, racing, and training can be fun-filled without stress.

Features

Integrated Aerodynamics

The aerodynamics is one of the outstanding features of the Cervelo P3 as it contributes to the most important aspect of this bike, which is speed. The system of the aerodynamic considers the bike, rider, and other components as well. With this approach, the frame, seat post, and frame tube shape are all designed to reduce the restrictions or pressure on the bike and rider, thereby increasing speed. 

Cervelo P3 Carbon Frame

The frame of this bike is versatile and consists of carbon fibre, made from good material. It has mounts for storage options, internal cable routing, and a nice geometry, which gives the rider a comfortable riding position. With the design of this frame, riders can carry enough supplies for their journey using the mounts made available.

Bright Connect Bottom Bracket

This standard of the bottom bracket is unique to Cervelo. The BBright bottom bracket makes oversized frame tubes to be lighter and stiffer than others. The bottom bracket has the BB guide just below it, which helps the bike to move freely, and for longer hours without stress. 

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SPECIFICATIONS

There are two models of the Cervelo P3 bike, namely; the P3 Ultegra Di2 rim and the P3 Ultegra rim. The specs listed below are as seen in P3 Ultegra Di2;

Frame: Cervelo P3 carbon frame

Fork: P3 fork, Cervelo all-carbon

Brake caliper: Shimano Ultegra 8000

Tires: 24mm, continental grand Prix SL

Rear derailleur: 11-speed, Shimano Ultegra Di2 8050

Front derailleur: 11-speed, Shimano Ultegra Di2 8050

Wheels: Mavic Cosmic Elite

Stem: profile 1/zeroseven

Shifters: SW-R9160, Shimano Di2 8060

Crankset: Shimano Ultegra 8000 52/36

Saddle: ISM PS 1.0

Headset: FSA IS2 1-1/8 x 1-1/8 inches

Bottom bracket: Cervelo BBright Connect 24×90

Handlebar: 35a extensions, sonic bracket, profile design SVET R basebar, Ergo Armrest

Seatpost: rail adjust, Cervelo carbon, aero

Chain: 11-speed, Shimano CN-HG701

Brake lever: Shimano Ultegra Di2 8060

Cassette: 11-28, Shimano Ultegra CS-R8000

Pros
  • The aerodynamics of this bike enables you to go faster
  • The bike is very easy to set up and maintain
  • Includes water bottle carrier
  • Quite affordable
  • Very strong and durable
Cons
  • If you need it as a trainer bike, the comfort might not be too good for you

FAQs

What role does the aerodynamics play on the Cervelo P3?

This Cervelo P3 bike comes with aerodynamics, which works towards increasing the speed of the bike. The aerodynamics help to reduce the limitations and frictions affecting the bike and the rider, thereby, improving riding quality.

Conclusion

The Cervelo P3 is a bike suitable for riders who are more interested in training and racing. The bike has training Mavic Cosmic Elite wheels and a comfortable frame that has mounts for bottle carriers or other storage options. This bike is comfortable and affordable, having all the features to help it work efficiently.

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