Wilier Filante SLR

Last year, Wilier Triestina introduced the Filante SLR, their all new top of the line aero bike, effectively pushing their previous aero bike as their do-it-all lightweight bike.

The Filante SLR is the latest aero addition to Wilier’s line of aero bikes present and past, which cyclists and aficionados remember started with the Imperiale, and then the Cento10 Air, Pro and the current Cento10 SL.

Where most bike brands use stock OEM bearings, Wilier has designed their own to maintain a round steerer tube while still keeping the head tube narrow. This feature is a welcomed change from previous Wilier aero models which use D-shaped steerer tubes instead.

The Wilier Imperiale

The Filante SLR is a disc-brake only aero bike with newly designed tubes. Through extensive wind tunnel studies, Wilier has come up with effective tube shapes to improve aerodynamics. However, they did not stop there. Wind tunnel testing is important to test aerodynamics for a bike. However, thing may be very different in the real world, with changes in wind direction and speeds and var