Following in the top-level racing footsteps of the Dogma F10 Disk unveiled a few days ago, the new 2018 Pinarello Dogma K10 takes the race-ready frame construction and builds it around endurance-ready features and geometry found on the K8 series. Quick refresher: Pinarello unveiled the K8 suspension road bike for the 2015 spring classics. Then they added the entry level Gan series with the same geometry as the Dogma K-series bikes. Then Louis Vitton Moet Hennesey bought them out. Then they unveiled the absolute premium Dogma F10X, followed by a prototype K8-S with electronically auto-locking rear shock, which is now offered as a production model as the K10S Disk.
Which brings us to this new Dogma K10…
For the non-suspension K10, it sticks with rim brakes, but borrows the important frame technology that makes it an endurance bike. The frame itself is upgraded to get that “10” moniker, using Toray T1100 1K Dream Carbon and their ONDA F10 fork.
Most important are the Flex Stays chainstays, which are flat to provide vertical compliance. The seat tube and seatstays use their aero FlatBack profile.
The downtube gets their flattened top side to shield the bottle from the wind, and the second bottle has multiple mounting positions. The fork legs finish with their ForkFlaps “wings” designed to improve total airflow around the wheels. As with most every Pinarello, the frame is asymmetric to reinforce it where its needed based on actual pedaling and drivetrain stresses.
Compared to the F-series, the chainstays and wheelbase are a little longer, and fork has a little more rack and is at a bit slacker angle. It fits up to 700×28 tires and comes in 440, 465, 500, 515, 530, 540, 550, 560, 575, 595 sizes in the three colors shown here.