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Michael Matthews' 2019 Team Sunweb Cervelo S5 - Gallery

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Michael Matthews' 2019 Cervelo S5 for Team Sunweb

Michael Matthews' 2019 Cervelo S5 for Team Sunweb (Image credit: Patrick Fletcher)
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The Di2 interface port is located in the handlebar end

The Di2 interface port is located in the handlebar end (Image credit: Patrick Fletcher)
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The paint design on the new Cervelo framesets features a red to white fade with silver Cervelo decals

The paint design on the new Cervelo framesets features a red to white fade with silver Cervelo decals (Image credit: Patrick Fletcher)
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Team Sunweb will be using Sigma computers for the 2019 season

Team Sunweb will be using Sigma computers for the 2019 season (Image credit: Patrick Fletcher)
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Like many modern aero framesets, the Cervelo S5 uses a wedge clamp system

Like many modern aero framesets, the Cervelo S5 uses a wedge clamp system (Image credit: Patrick Fletcher)
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A look at Matthews' cockpit setup

A look at Matthews' cockpit setup (Image credit: Patrick Fletcher)
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The busy paint design makes the most of Team Sunweb's colours

The busy paint design makes the most of Team Sunweb's colours (Image credit: Patrick Fletcher)
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Matthews' bike is equipped with RT-800 discs instead of Dura-Ace versions

Matthews' bike is equipped with RT-800 discs instead of Dura-Ace versions (Image credit: Patrick Fletcher)
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Matthews is running 160mm at the front and 140mm rotors on the rear

Matthews is running 160mm at the front and 140mm rotors on the rear (Image credit: Patrick Fletcher)
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A look at the rear disc brake caliper and 140mm rotor

A look at the rear disc brake caliper and 140mm rotor (Image credit: Patrick Fletcher)
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The team's secondary sponsors adorn the seat and chain stays of the bike

The team's secondary sponsors adorn the seat and chain stays of the bike (Image credit: Patrick Fletcher)
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The seat tube of the S5 follows the curve of the rear wheel for improved aerodynamics

The seat tube of the S5 follows the curve of the rear wheel for improved aerodynamics (Image credit: Patrick Fletcher)
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An oversized bottom bracket area improves power transfer

An oversized bottom bracket area improves power transfer (Image credit: Patrick Fletcher)
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The down tube of the frame also features a small cutaway section to improve airflow around the wheel and frame area

The down tube of the frame also features a small cutaway section to improve airflow around the wheel and frame area (Image credit: Patrick Fletcher)
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Michael Matthews uses standard 172.5mm crank arms

Michael Matthews uses standard 172.5mm crank arms (Image credit: Patrick Fletcher)
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The saddle features a large cutout section for improved comfort

The saddle features a large cutout section for improved comfort (Image credit: Patrick Fletcher)
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Matthews runs a Pro Stealth carbon saddle

Matthews runs a Pro Stealth carbon saddle (Image credit: Patrick Fletcher)
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Matthews runs thumb sprint satellite shifters on the handlebar drops

Matthews runs thumb sprint satellite shifters on the handlebar drops (Image credit: Patrick Fletcher)
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Another look at Matthews' cockpit setup

Another look at Matthews' cockpit setup (Image credit: Patrick Fletcher)
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Matthews runs a 54/39 chainring combination

Matthews runs a 54/39 chainring combination (Image credit: Patrick Fletcher)
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Shimano R9150 Di2 electronic derailleurs provide the front and rear shifting on the Cervelo

Shimano R9150 Di2 electronic derailleurs provide the front and rear shifting on the Cervelo (Image credit: Patrick Fletcher)
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All of the Team Sunweb Cervelo framesets feature rider name decals on the top tube

All of the Team Sunweb Cervelo framesets feature rider name decals on the top tube (Image credit: Patrick Fletcher)
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The 2019 Cervelo S5 features an external steerer system as opposed to a traditional internal steerer

The 2019 Cervelo S5 features an external steerer system as opposed to a traditional internal steerer (Image credit: Patrick Fletcher)
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The integrated front end of the bike includes a cockpit system, which aims to improve aerodynamics and comfort

The integrated front end of the bike includes a cockpit system, which aims to improve aerodynamics and comfort (Image credit: Patrick Fletcher)
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Team Sunweb are one of several teams in the WorldTour to use a Shimano power meter system

Team Sunweb are one of several teams in the WorldTour to use a Shimano power meter system (Image credit: Patrick Fletcher)
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Cervelo's new S5 frameset is available as a disc-only brake system

Cervelo's new S5 frameset is available as a disc-only brake system (Image credit: Patrick Fletcher)
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As well as switching frameset supplier, Team Sunweb have also switched from Vittoria to Continental tyres

As well as switching frameset supplier, Team Sunweb have also switched from Vittoria to Continental tyres (Image credit: Patrick Fletcher)
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The team stick with their Shimano groupsets and wheels with Matthews opting for 40mm rims for a training camp in Spain during December

The team stick with their Shimano groupsets and wheels with Matthews opting for 40mm rims for a training camp in Spain during December (Image credit: Patrick Fletcher)
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Another look at the external steerer design

Another look at the external steerer design (Image credit: Patrick Fletcher)

The 2019 WorldTour kicks off in a few weeks at the Tour Down Under, with the first sightings of the four new frame partnerships in the top rung of the sport, alongside several new tech partnerships.

Team Sunweb are one of the four teams to switch frame suppliers - Giant to Cervélo - for this season, and Cyclingnews had an exclusive look at the new bikes at a training camp in Calpe, Spain last month.

Australian sprinter Michael Matthews has historically opted for aero-specific framesets in past seasons, most recently running the latest Giant Propel model. For 2019, the former Tour de France green jersey winner will be racing on the brand new Cervélo S5.

The new Cervélo S5 has all of the classic design features of a high-end, aero racing frameset. However, at the front end of the bike, there are a couple of unusual designs for maximum aero advantages.

First seen in time trial bikes, the S5 features an external steerer head tube, which is also seen on Cannondale's latest aero bike - the SystemSix. The Cervélo S5 takes this one step further by integrating the aero cockpit to include a V-shape design, aiming to improve both aerodynamics at the front end and rider positioning and comfort.

Although Team Sunweb have switched frameset suppliers, the majority of their secondary components suppliers have remained. Shimano provides the team with groupsets and wheels, alongside finishing kit through the company's sister brand Pro Components.

The team has switched tyres for 2019, opting for Continental Competition ALX tubulars over last year's Vittoria offerings.

Click or swipe through the gallery above for a detailed look at Michael Matthews' 2019 setup and keep your eyes peeled for all of the tech from the WorldTour opener at the Tour Down Under later this month.

Frameset: Cervélo S5, size 54
Front brake: Shimano Dura-Ace R9120, 160mm rotor
Rear brakes: Shimano Dura-Ace R9120, 140mm rotor
Brake/shift levers: Shimano Dura-Ace R9170 with satellite sprint shifters
Front derailleur: Shimano Dura-Ace R9150
Rear derailleur: Shimano Dura-Ace R9150
Cassette: Shimano Dura-Ace R9100, 11-28
Chain: Shimano Dura-Ace R9100
Crankset: Shimano Dura-Ace R9100-P, 54/39 chainrings and 172.5mm crank arms
Wheelset: Shimano Dura-Ace R9100, C40
Tyres: Continental Competition ALX, 25mm tubular
Handlebars/stem: Cervélo S5, 400mm handlebar width, 130mm stem (0mm spacers)
Tape/grips: Pro
Pedals: Shimano Dura-Ace R9100
Saddle: Pro Stealth 152
Seat post: Cervélo S5
Bottle cages: Elite Custom Race Plus
Computer: Sigma Sport Rox 12.0