The all-new Storck Aerfast4 aero road bike was developed in partnership with SwissSide, the aerodynamics firm employed by brands like DT Swiss and others to optimize drag reduction. The result is a road racing bike that, they say, achieved one of (if not the) lowest tested drag figures ever.

They accomplished this thanks to complete integration of the design, starting with an all-new, ultra-deep fork…

2022 storck aerfast aero road bike fork closeup

The new fork leads its charge through the wind with a narrow nose and truncated Kamm tail end that’s up to 80mm deep at its longest point.

2022 storck aerfast aero road bike fork closeup

They say it’s right at the maximum width-to-depth ratio allowed by the UCI for competition, but that’s really just the start.

2022 storck aerfast aero road bike fork closeup

The front disc brake mount is integrated into the fork, so there are no exposed bolts or protrusions.

2022 storck aerfast aero road bike handlebar closeup

Up top is a new one-piece aero handlebar-stem combo that keeps all wires and hoses hidden inside, then fed directly into the head tube.

2022 storck aerfast aero road bike handlebar closeup

It’s slender, yet they shaped the drops to be very ergonomic no matter where you’re placing your hand. The section directly behind the brake lever is flat, then the ends are flat…there are few curved sections where you’re likely to rest your hands.

2022 storck aerfast aero road bike handlebar closeup

The tops are wide and flat, with a maximum platform all the way out to the corners. And, likely, a maximum width-to-depth ratio here, too.

The rest of the frame remains slender, too, helping air move off the back as efficiently as possible. They say it’s comfortable, as well, not sacrificing all compliance for the sake of speed. Complete bikes start at €5,299, available with DT Swiss wheels and your choice of SRAM Red/Rival AXS or Shimano Dura-Ace/Ultegra 2×12 groups.

2022 Stork Fascenario 4.0

2022 storck fascenario aero road bike with new fork

For the all around rider, the Fascenario uses a round seatpost and slightly curved seatstays to make it more comfortable on the long days, yet still light with complete bikes as low as 7.2kg (15.87lb).

2022 storck fascenario aero road bike with new fork

But, it does take some aerodynamics from the Aerfast, borrowing a lot of the fork’s design to create a slightly less deep version. This one uses the same hidden brake mounts, but has a revised crown to tuck into this model’s downtube.

2022 storck fascenario aero road bike with new fork

A slender front end and similar one-piece handlebar stem give it modern aerodynamics. Complete bikes from €4,999 with Ultegra mechanical groups, or upgrade to Ultegra/Dura-Ace Di2 groups or SRAM Red AXS.

2022 Storck Rebel 4.0

2022 stork rebel 4 lightweight carbon hardtail mountain bike

They’ve also updated their carbon fiber hardtail mountain bike, giving it a bit of flex in the chainstays to improve comfort, and hiding all cables and hoses inside the frame, straight from the head tube.

2022 stork rebel 4 lightweight carbon hardtail mountain bike flex chainstay closeup

2022 stork rebel 4 lightweight carbon hardtail mountain bike chainstay closeup

Plenty of tire clearance for 29×2.4 tires, though it comes with 2.25″ as stock.

2022 stork rebel 4 lightweight carbon hardtail mountain bike headset closeup

Complete bikes with Shimano XT run €4,999. Look for more news from Storck later this year on road and gravel…

Storck-Bikes.com

6 comments

  1. MiCk on

    Agreed… I wouldn’t bother to cross the aisle at the bike shop to see a Storck anymore…not that I’d see one in a shop these days.

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  2. Mic on

    That green is hideous and no other options ! Too bad I like the overall design curious how/if that fork really matters . But all these overpriced frames are all made in same factories in China they should all cost 1/3 the price

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