Polygon Strattos S5 - Shimano 105 22 Speed Road Bike

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New for this year, the Polygon Strattos S5 replaces last year’s Helios C5.0. This is Polygon's top of the line alloy frame / carbon fork road bike and is aimed at avid road cyclists, sportive regulars and everyday commuters. This bike combines a lightweight, durable and reliable alloy frame with the proven performance and popularity of the Shimano 105 22 speed gear set.

The completely redesigned Strattos frame is made of Polygon's ALX Advance Endurance 6061 Hydroformed Aluminium and the result is a frame that is both light weight and yet extremely stiff when the time comes to push hard on the pedals.

A Shimano 105, 5800 22 Speed groupset propels the Strattos S5 forward and adds understated performance to the bike. A full compact drivetrain, with frame-size specific crankset length, a 50/34 tooth crank, and an 11/28 tooth cassette ensure you can keep a high cadence on the steepest of uphills and yet gives you enough gears to sprint downhill. Similar to Shimano Dura Ace and Ultegra, the 105 crankset now features fixed BCD, meaning you can swap the chainrings to 53-39T, 52-36T or 50-34T all using the same crank arm spider and there is no need to replace the whole crankset.

Shifters and brake technology have also been trickled down from Dura Ace and Ultegra gruppos, with slimmer and lighter shifters for the new Shimano 105, and “real” dual-pivot brakes that increase braking power and modulation by 30% when compared to previous versions.

The wheelset on the Strattos S5 is the new Entity XL2 clincher. The XL2 features sealed bearings, semi aero rims with 30mm profile, 28 spokes front and back, oversized freehub engagement pawls and a machined alloy brake surface This results in wheel that exudes quality and. The XL2 is one of the lightest wheelsets in its category which has allowed it to keep rotational mass as low as possible, improving acceleration and handling. Matching these wheels are Schwalbe Lugano 25c tyres keeping the Strattos S5 rubber side down at all times, with plenty of grip on dry and wet roads plus Schwalbe’s Active Guard adds puncture protection so you can rest assured the tyres are going to handle the roughest of road terrain.

Completing the Strattos S5 is Polygon’s in-house brand for components, Entity. This includes triple butted alloy bars, alloy stem and alloy seatpost. The Entity saddle is slim in profile and long, allowing for you to shift your body weight on the bike when attacking an uphill or tucking into the downhills.

Key Features

  • ALX Advance Endurance Alloy Frame, triple butted tubing, hydroformed
  • ACX Advance Endurance Carbon Tapered Fork 1-1/8-1-1/4” Full Carbon Steerer
  • Full Shimano 105 groupset 22 Speed
  • Shimano Integrated bottom bracket
  • Entity XL2 Clincher wheelset (made by Mavic)
  • Schwalbe Lugano 700x25C
  • Weight = 9.3kg (53cm frame)
  • LIFETIME Warranty on frame
  • Full manufacturer’s warranty on parts 


Model Comparison Chart


Strattos S2

Strattos S3

Strattos S4

Strattos S5

Strattos S7

Forks Light Weight Carbon with Alloy Standard Steerer Light Weight Carbon with Alloy Standard Steerer ACX Endurance road Carbon Taper Steerer ACX Endurance road Carbon Taper Steerer ACX Endurance road Carbon Taper Steerer
Frame ALX Advance Endurance Alloy ALX Advance Endurance Alloy ALX Advance Endurance Alloy ALX Advance Endurance Alloy ACX Endurance Carbon Frame
Weight 10.72kg 10.2kg 9.9kg 9.3kg 8.0kg
Drivetrain Shimano Claris Shimano Sora Shimano Tiagra Shimano 105 Shimano 105
Speed 16 Speed 18 Speed 20 Speed 22 Speed 22 Speed
Brakes Alloy Brake Caliper Tektro R369 Shimano Tiagra BR-4700 Shimano 105 BR-5800 Shimano 105 BR-5800
Wheelset Araya AR-713 Rims with Alloy hubs Araya SA-730 Rims with Alloy hubs Entity XL2, 28H Entity XL2, 28H, Sealed Bearing Hubs Entity XL3, 20H, Sealed Bearing Hubs
Price $599 $749 $949 $1,099 $1,599
Extras         no pedals



Polygon Strattos S5

Trek Emonda ALR 5



ALX Advance Endurance Alloy Frame

Alph Aluminium



ACX Advance Endurance Carbon Tapered Fork 1-1/8-1-1/4” Full Carbon Steerer

Carbon with carbon steerer



Entity Sport, Alloy, 400mm(46-52), 420mm(54-58), 31.8mm Oversized

Bontrager, Alloy



Entity Sport, Alloy four bolt, 90mm(46-50), 100mm(52), 110mm(54), 120MM(56-58)

Bontrager, Alloy



FSA no. 42 ACB Taper 

Integrated, cartridge bearing



Entity Flux Saddle, Crmo Rail

Bontrager Montrose comp



Entity Sport, Alloy, 27.2x350mm

Bontrager Alloy, 27.2mm



Shimano 105 FC-5800 50x34T, 170mm(47-50), 172.5mm(53-56), 175mm(58) Compact

Shimano 105, 50/34 (compact)



Shimano Hollowtech 2 threaded

Press Fit

Trek better


KMC X-11

Shimano 105

Trek better


Shimano 105 CS-5800, 11-28T, 11 speed

Shimano 105, 11-28, 11 speed



Shimano 105 FD-5800

Shimano 105 FD-5800



Shimano 105 RD-5800SS

Shimano 105 RD-5800GS



Shimano 105 ST-5800

Shimano 105 ST-5800



Integrated with shifter

Integrated with shifter



Shimano 105 BR-5800

Shimano 105



Shimano 105 BR-5800

Shimano 105



Schwalbe Lugano 700x25C

Bontrager R1, 700x25c

Polygon Better


Entity XL2 28H, Sealed Bearing Alloy Hubs

Bontrager, Alloy hubs



Yes (some regional and remote postcodes excluded)


Polygon better



$2,099 (source: Trek Aust Website Nov 2016)

$1,000 difference

Size Chart






RIDER HEIGHT 160-170cm 165-175cm 170-180cm 175-185cm 180-190cm
SEAT TUBE LENGTH 47cm 50cm 53cm 56cm 59cm


Note: If you are in between sizes, measure your wingspan. If it is greater than your height, go for the frame size up. If your height is greater than your wingspan, go for a frame size down.




Sizes (A) Stack (mm) (B) Reach (mm) (C) Head Tube Angle (D) Head Tube Length (mm) (E) Head Tube Diameter (mm) (F) Seat Tube Angle (G) Seat Tube Length (C-T) (mm) (H) Top Tube Actual (mm) (I) Top Tube Effective (mm) (J) Front Center (mm) (K) Fork Offset (mm) (L) Rear Center (mm) (M) BB Height (Ground Clerance) (mm) (N) BB Height (BB Drop/Rise) (O) Stand Over Height (mm) (P) Rear Wheel Axle / O.L.D (mm) (Q) Seatpost Size (mm)
47 515 383 71 115 Tapered 47/42~58/52 74 460 515 530 585 43 425 270 70 Drop 684 130 27.2
50 531 378 71 135 Tapered 47/42~58/52 74 490 516 530 586 43 425 270 70 Drop 732 130 27.2
53 554 381 72 155 Tapered 47/42~58/52 73.5 520 531 545 588 43 425 270 70 Drop 760 130 27.2
56 584 386 72.5 185 Tapered 47/42~58/52 73 550 550 565 598 43 430 270 70 Drop 790 130 27.2
58 600 406 73 200 Tapered 47/42~58/52 73 570 576 590 618 43 430 270 70 Drop 809 130 27.2



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Shipping of bikes and other bulky goods is free to 85% of residences in Australia. However, some postcodes incur a surcharge starting from $29. 

Once shipped you will be issued a consignment number which can be used to track your parcel. We use Direct Freight Express for deliveries and you can track your delivery by calling 1300 347 397 or online at www.directfreight.com.au


We’re so confident that you’ll love our extensive range of bikes, that we’ll let you ride one as your own for a full 14 days and if you don’t like it, simply e-mail us at sales@bicyclesonline.com.au and we’ll pick it up from you, free of charge! Just make sure you keep the box so it can be re-used to send it back. Click here for more information. 

All of our bicycles come with a Free Pro Build valued at $99. This means that your bicycle will be pre built by our professional mechanics. For your convenience, safety and comfort all our bikes are fully assembled prior to delivery. The bike is then packaged back into a box for secure shipment.


When your bike arrives, all you have to attach is the front wheel, the handlebar and pedals, everything else has been done – the headset has been adjusted, wheels trued, pedals and seat post greased, brakes and gears calibrated, and the tyres have been pumped up (please note upon arrival, in some cases you may need to add more air to tyres).

Most companies simply sell you the bike as it comes from the factory, which will require significant know-how to get your bike on the road. Currently we are the only Australian company providing this service, and have the 14 day test ride to back it up.

All tools are provided with the bike.

If you are unsure of how to assemble this bike after viewing the instruction videos above, we recommend you ask for help from someone with knowledge of how to use basic hand tools. 

Please note, that all bicycles whether purchased online or instore, are mechanical devices and need to be serviced regularly to ensure proper functioning. 

Whilst your new bicycle will have already gone through our Pro Build process, you will still need to complete some minor final assembly steps when you take your bicycle out of its box.

Please follow the video playlist below to correctly complete the setup of your new bike:


Assembly Time:

  • 10-15min - You have assembled bikes before
  • 15-25min - You are mechanically handy
  • 30-40min - Never assembled a bike and working with tools isn't your thing


Unboxing your bike:

Start by carefully opening the top flap to expose the contents. You will see the bike with plenty of protective packaging and next to the rear wheel, the saddle & seatpost, a small cardboard box where your pedals, tools, bell and reflectors are. If you ordered any other products with the bike, it is likely they were placed on the bottom of the box as well. Remove all the loose items before pulling the bike out of the box and gently placing it on the floor.

Keep the box and all the protective packaging found on the bike in case you choose to change frame sizes, upgrade/downgrade the bike, or return the bike for a full refund under the 14 Day Test Ride Policy.


How to install a quick release front wheel:



Road brake setup:



How to Install Handlebars and faceplate:


How to install pedals on your bike:


Congratulations on your Purchase

This bicycle is backed by a LIFETIME factory warranty on frame and full manufacturer’s warranty on parts. Lifetime warranty refers to the lifetime of the original owner.

Warranty is valid only for bicycle that has been properly and well-maintained under the following conditions:

Warranty includes:

  • All damaged or fractured or broken frame / fork / component which was caused by manufacturing or assembling error in factory.
  • Non functioning mechanism caused by manufacturing error in factory.

Warranty is NOT valid for:

  • Incorrect assembly, i.e pedals installed in the wrong crank arm. 
  • Normal degradation caused by frequent use, such as degrading brake shoe, deflated tire, etc
  • Surface defects, such as stained, marred, defaced, etc
  • Damaged caused by misuse or accident
  • Other damages which are not caused by factory error
  • Bicycle which has been sold to other party
  • Bicycle used in commercial, such as rented
  • Bicycle which has not been well-maintained

For any damages which is guaranteed by the brand as the first condition above, the brand will repair or replace damaged frame / fork / component with the one of the same brand or similar.

Warranty is valid for all Polygon and Marin bicycles to the original owner only, by showing the purchase invoice.  

To make a claim click here.

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