Incredible speed, performance and handling from a Tour de France-winning bike
Pinarello has joined the aero revolution with the Dogma F8 but it's so good it made us feel unworthy.
Co-engineered with Jaguar, the Pinarello Dogma K8-S is the weapon Team Sky used to tackle the cobbles
Pinarello’s rear suspension is the attention-grabber, but it’s not the entire plotline of the K8-S. The elastomer-based shock—dubbed the DSS
Pinarello launched the radical Pinarello Dogma K8-S, with its rear suspension, at the cobble Spring Classics in April. But the bike, a 2016 model, has only arrived in Canada recently. Canadian Cycling Magazine received one of the first bikes to land for testing.
The seat tube, down-tube and top tube are all asymmetric in section and position to balance out pedalling forces and increase frame stiffness, and the similarly asymmetric rear triangle improves lateral stiffness.
Bradley Wiggins and Geraint Thomas will be riding the Dogma K8-S this Sunday
The famous Italian cobble-crusher goes disc