Century 5C Carbon
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The Century 5C whips comfort and speed together, then serves up a thoroughly enjoyable ride. The carbon fiber frame is hand-built using an exacting lay-up to create a bike that is light and blazingly quick but also impressively smooth in the saddle. The Century 5C is decked out with reliable, performance-minded components, including a full Shimano 105 groupset with hydraulic disc brakes. The durable HED Flanders C2+ wheelset can take the inevitable hits of rough pavement. The Century 5C will eagerly contest the sprint for the city limit sign, but it’s also completely at ease just tapping out miles.
Not so long ago, fast bikes came in one flavor: painful. As in, painful to ride for anything longer than an hour at a time. Super steep head angles, sprawling top tubes, and a spine-rattling ride quality were the norm. Those traits might be fine for a rare few, but for the rest of us? We’re not all sadists.
Well, the Century is an entirely different flavor of fast — the kind that’s actually enjoyable. We carefully blended high- and low-modulus carbon fiber and obsessed over the lay-up of those carbon plies to create a bike that is still light and blazingly quick, but also impressively smooth in the saddle. The Century 5 C is well-appointed on the component side of the equation as well. Shimano’s 105 2×11 drivetrain delivers crisp shifts and their hydraulic disc brakes have a well-earned reputation for power and reliability.
Fast doesn’t have to mean “painful.” With the Century 5 C, fast is simply, well, fast.
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