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First Name in Carbon Fiber

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

1986

Kestrel bicycles is formed

1987

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

1988

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

1988

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

1989

Kestrel offers the first carbon road fork, the EMS

1989

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

1992

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

1995

The Rubicon Comp was released

2002

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

2008

Kestrel is purchased by Advanced Sports International

2013

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

2015

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

2017

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

2018

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

2018

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

2018

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

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