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First Name in Carbon Fiber

It all began with a dream to design the lightest bicycle frame in the world.

Photo of first Kestrel frame to ever be built
1986

Kestrel bicycles is formed

Photo of the world's first all-carbon composite bike frame: the Kestrel 4000
1987

Kestrel introduces the world's first all-carbon composite bike frame: the Kestrel 4000.

Photo of the world's first all-carbon composite bike frame: the MX-Z
1988

Kestrel introduces the world's first all-carbon mountain bike: the MX-Z.

Photo The Nitro, the world's first full suspension bike
1988

Kestrel designs the Nitro, the world's first full suspension

Photo of the first carbon road fork, the EMS
1989

Kestrel offers the first carbon road fork, the EMS

Photo of the world's first all carbon triathlon bike, the KM40
1989

Kestrel produces the world's first all carbon triathlon bike, the KM40

Photo of the Kestrel 500 Sci
1992

Kestrel produces the first modern seat tube less frame, the 500 Sci

Photo of the Kestrel Rubican Comp
1995

The Rubicon Comp was released

Photo of the Kestrel Edge frame
2002

The Kestrel Edge offers a full carbon monocoque main frame with an FSR rear suspension system featuring adjustable 3-4" travel

Logo of Kestrel Bicycles and Advanced Sports, Inc.
2008

Kestrel is purchased by Advanced Sports International

Photo of the Kestrel 785g Legend SL, our lightest frame ever
2013

Kestrel releases the 785g Legend SL, our lightest frame ever.

Photo of the Kestrel Legend LTD
2015

Kestrel produces the lightest production bike in their history, the 10.99lb Legend LTD.

Photo of the Kestrel 5000SL
2017

Kestrel launches the 5000SL, the fastest bike we've ever created

Photo of Kestrel Legend SL with 625g production frame
2018

Kestrel produces their lightest production frame at 625g in the all new Kestrel Legend SL

Photo of Kestrel Talon X
2018

Kestrel's Talon X lands with an all new aero road platform

Photo of Kestrel RT-1100
2018

The RT-1100 is Kestrel's first disc brake equipped endurance road platform

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