The number of victories Eddy achieved during his career. It’s an insane amount of race wins, the highest in the world. That’s where we want to place our new 525.
Do you know what the problem with such an insane number is? No-one can grasp how huge it actually is. Perhaps we can try to compare it with more current
Eddy won 445 road races as a professional cyclist. To beat that you would need to combine Andre Greipel, Mark Cavendish, Peter Sagan and Greg Van Avermaet’s triumphs.
To beat his Grand Tour streak (11 GC victories), Vincenzo Nibali, Chris Froome and Nairo Quintana would have to be combined into 1 person. Do you want to
find a Classics rider as good as Eddy Merckx? Well, then you would have to combine Tom Boonen, Fabian Cancellara and Philippe Gilbert.
Take a look at all these names of modern greatness. Each rider in the paragraphs above made a mark on modern cycling. Eddy Merckx did all of that by himself, that’s how good he was. There used to be a word for this kind of performance:divine. In Belgium they changed it into ‘Merckxian’.
It will be the preferred partner of Oliver Naesen when racing cobbles or battling the wind during the hardest Classics. Romain Bardet will use it to tackle the hardest racing days during his Grand Tours and Classics.
Finding balance is the hardest thing to do, but when you succeed it’s just perfect.What makes this bike Special?
• The ultimate high-end all-round bike. Balances weight, aerodynamics and comfort perfectly.
• The preferred team bike of AG2R La Mondiale.
• Performs excellently in the wind tunnel thanks to its integrated cables, aerodynamic handlebar, aerodynamic head tube & seat post.
• Premium carbon lay-up that ensures a lightweight bike.
• The rear stays have 2 vertical flex zones to give you maximum comfort.
• Tyre clearance up to 28 mm.
SRAM Red eTap AXS Disc Brake
|Frame||525 Unidirectional HM Carbon, 12x142mm TA|
|Fork||525 Unidirectional HM Carbon, 12x142mm TA|
|Shifters||SRAM Red eTap AXS|
|Front Derailleur||SRAM Red eTap AXS|
|Rear Derailleur||SRAM Red eTap AXS|
|Crankset||SRAM RED D1 DUB 48/35|
|Cassette||SRAM XG 1290 10-33T|
|Chain||SRAM Red D1|
|Brakes||SRAM Red eTap AXS D1 HDB|
|Wheelset||3T C45 Discus LTD (45mm)|
|Tyres||Pirelli P Zero Velo 25mm|
|Saddle||Astute Skyline VT Black-Black|
|Seatpost||525 Aero seatpost|
|Handlebar||525 Integrated handlebar|
|Stem||525 Integrated handlebar|
* Specifications are subject to change with out notice *