As Romain Bardet has become one of the few riders able to attack Chris Froome and the SKY armada at the Tour de France this year, the PELOTON Service Course thought a closer look at his bike, the Factor 02, was called for. This review first appeared in the May issue of PELOTON Magazine.

For lack of a better word, the new Factor O2 is a “normal” bike. Of course, that’s only when compared to the bikes that have worn the Factor name before. This sub-800-gram all-rounder exists in the rarified air of the Super Bike, but when created by a name that produced the $30,000 Aston Martin ONE-77, the O2 is the most ‘normal’ bike Factor has yet made.

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