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Look 795 Blade RS review: The climber’s aero bike

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If you glance through our list of the best aero road bikes, you won’t see anything like the latest generation Look 795 Blade RS. The 2024 version of the 795 Blade RS not only doesn’t resemble other aero road bikes but it’s also nothing like the previous generation of the same bike. Anyone who knows Look shouldn’t find this surprising. 

Tech Specs: Look 795 Blade RS – Stock build

Price: £9790 / €9790 / $11000

Frame: LOOK 795 BLADE RS disc

Size: Medium

Weight: Actual weight as weighed: frame – 940 g, uncut fork – 441 g, seatpost – 169 g including hardware, 40cm Look Combo aero carbon handlebar – 215g, LOOK Combo Aero Carbon stem in -7° and 110mm – 138g including covers, complete ready to ride weight without pedals – 7410g

Groupset: Shimano Dura-Ace Di2 R9000 series

Wheels: Corima 47 mm WS EVO Tubeless

Brakes: Shimano Dura-Ace 

Bar/stem: 40cm Look Combo aero carbon handlebar – 215g / LOOK Combo Aero Carbon stem in -7° and 110mm (internal routing/modular but integrated bar and stem)

Saddle: Selle Italia SLR Boost Superflow Carbon

The 2024 Look 795 Blade RS doesn’t look like the previous generation, or other aero race bikes, because Look threw out the old design and went through a two year ground up redesign. There’s no iteration on an old design. Instead Look changed how you define an aero race bike then produced a faster, lighter, aero road bike in an entirely new mould. 

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