2024 Cervélo

ZFS-5 GX Eagle

A 29″ carbon frame full suspension crosscountry bike with high-end components.
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Manufacturer Price

$5,000
Reported Weight25.8 lbs  
FrameCarbon
SuspensionFull, 100mm front
ForkRockShox SID SL Select
ShockRockShox SIDLuxe Select+
Wheels29″ Aluminum
Drivetrain1 × 12
GroupsetGX Eagle
BrakesHydraulic Disc
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Gearing

A bike with lower gearing will be easier to ride up steep hills, while a higher top end means it will pedal faster down hills.

Lowest gear

(climbing)

28 mph

ZFS-5 GX Eagle

27 mph

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Spec Level

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Sizing
SM

5'2" – 5'8"

MD

5'6" – 5'11"

LG

5'10" – 6'3"

XL

6'1" – 6'7"

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Reviews
Escape Collective
Cervelo ZFS-5 review: A superb XC race machine from an unlikely source - Escape Collective

Nov 2023 · James Huang

Cervelo’s first full-suspension cross-country racer, developed with the help of Santa Cruz.

Highs
  • Efficient under power

  • Supple suspension performance

  • Quick-but-not-too-quick handling

  • Semi-progressive fit

  • Lively frame flex characteristics.

Lows
  • Only four sizes

  • Pointless headset cable routing

  • No dropper included on 100 mm-travel models

  • Tight bottle spacing

  • Upcoming Santa Cruz Blur might be even better.

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BikeRadar
Cervélo ZFS-5 XX SL AXS review

Nov 2023 · Tom Marvin

Cervélo jumps feet first into the world of XC racing rigs

Highs
  • Super-focused XC race bike

  • Almost unrivalled climbing performance

  • Exclusivity

Lows
  • Highly progressive rear end limits effective suspension travel

  • Mismatched suspension feel from front to rear

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Flow Mountain Bike
Cervelo ZFS-5 Review | A brand new XC bike that's surprised us in more ways than one

Sep 2023

The Cervelo ZFS-5 is the brand's first full suspension mountain bike. Is it good enough to compete with the best XC bikes on the market?

Highs
  • Beautifully smooth ride quality

  • Efficient & neutral pedalling performance

  • Plush & poppy suspension

  • Progressive XC geometry

  • One of the lightest frames on the market

  • Clean & practical frame design

  • Awesomely capable spec

Lows
  • 100mm XC builds don't come with a dropper post

  • Some may be turned off by the headset cable routing

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Bikerumor
Cervélo LinkLock Lockout Turns ZFS-5 XC Bike into a Hardtail for XCC Short Track Racing

May 2023

Why did Cervélo make a rigid LinkLock to turn their new carbon ZFS-5 full-suspension XC race bike into a hardtail for World Cup racing?

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Pinkbike
First Look: Cervélo's New ZFS-5 XC Bike

May 2023 · Dario DiGiulio

Keep an eye out for the ZFS-5 at the first World Cup XCO race in Nove Mesto this weekend, under two Jumbo Visma riders.

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Geometry
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Specs
Build
Frame

Carbon fiber

BB StandardBSA, 73mm, Threaded

ColorKhaki Moss

Fork

Rockshox SID SL Select, DebonAir spring, Charger RL damper, tapered steerer, 15x110mm, Maxle Stealth, 44mm offset, 100mm

Travel100mm

Spring TypeAir

Shock

Rockshox SIDLuxe Select+, RL 3 position remote damper, 190 x 40mm

Bottom Bracket

SRAM DUB, BSA 73mm

Headset

FSA IS2 1-1/2 x 1-1/2

Stem

Race Face Aeffect Alloy, 35mm clamp, 6 degree

Handlebar

Race Face Turbine Alloy, 35mm clamp, 760mm width, 10mm rise

Saddle

Cervélo Saddle

Seatpost

Race Face Ride XC Alloy 30.9

TypeRigid

Groupset
Rear Derailleur

SRAM GX Eagle, 12 speed

Crank

SRAM GX Eagle, 32T, Boost 148 DUB

Shifters

SRAM GX Eagle, 12 speed

Cassette

SRAM GX Eagle, 10-52, 12 Speed

Chain

SRAM GX Eagle, 12 speed

Brakes

SRAM Level Bronze 4 Piston

TypeHydraulic Disc

Brake Levers

SRAM Level Bronze Stealth 4 Piston

Wheels
Rims

Rear: Race Face ARC Offset 27, 27mm IW, DT Swiss 370, 12x148mm, XD freehub, 28H, 6 bolt, tubeless compatible Front: Race Face ARC Offset 27, 27mm IW, DT Swiss 370, 15x110mm, 24H, 6 bolt, tubeless compatible

Tires

Maxxis Rekon Race, EXO 120TPI, 29x2.4

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