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- Great for speed
- Dependable bottom bracket performance
- Racing red color scheme
- Lightweight for hill climbing stages
- A bit chunky when you throw it on the scale
Trek Madone SL6 Disc review
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The Madone scoops our aero road Bike of the Year award
GBP £3,900.00 RRP | USD $...
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As an owner of a £7k etap trek madone and a bog standard ultegra / generic carbon frame bike worth c £1.5k, the madone is marginally quicker (particularly above 20mph), more comfortable and nicer to ride, but being honest there is probably <2% difference between them .
Trek Madone SLR 9 eTap Review - Peloton Magazine
It’s not hard then to imagine what we think about essentially the same bike, with a few grams cut out. So, this is more of a review to confirm that, in fact, shedding weight from a bike while keeping intact the characteristics that made it a top-tier aero bike does make it better, even if it’s only a little bit. With so many brands today trying to make one race bike that does it all—balancing low weight, aerodynamics and stiffness, Trek unabashedly keeps the Madone as a go-fast aero platform
How Much Difference does a Higher End Bike Make for Performance?
I've got a £2k carbon ultegra bike, and an etap trek madone. The madone is possibly 2-3% quicker, particularly over 20mph, however on a good day on the cheaper bike, I'm faster than an average day on the madone. Madone is much more comfortable and enjoyable to ride though.
Trek updates Madone SL models with T47 bottom bracket and new colors
For those that live for speed, dependable bottom bracket performance, and love a good racing red color scheme — boy, do we have news for you. Trek announced a few updates to its world-class race machine, the Madone SL. Though the geometry, tube shapes, and general frame remain the same, one key feat...
Currently: 6-4" (76 in), 200lbs (accurate), 35.5" inseam - riding a 2022 61cm Specialized Allez w/26cm stock tires and a 2" stem riser (b/c the bike is slightly small for me it turns out). Looking at a 62cm Trek Domane SL6 - 12months to order \~$4500ish inc taxes (The Crimson red / Black top - best looking paint I've seen) But it has some thick ass 32cm tires that just look like a sunday stroll in the part and it's not visually appealing to me to see that kind of thicc rubber. Also looking at a 62cm Trek Madone SL6 - LBS has one arriving Monday (its the vibrant red which I don't really care for) $5000ish (inc taxes) comes stock with 28cm which look nice - but what in the world is up with the stock AL & Carbon fused wheels. It has disc brakes so why would they even try and combine two different types of materials to save what?
Trek Madone SLR 9 Disc review
Tuning tip Semi-compact crank Helmet POC Ventral SPIN | Glasses Oakley Flight Jacket | Jersey POC Essential Road Windproof Jersey | Bibs POC AVIP Ceramic VPDS Bib Short | Socks FINGERSCROSSED MOSAIC | Shoes Specialized S-Works 7 Once more the Madone impressed our test-crew with its good-natured, precise handling. So good in fact that it let’s you adjust your line incredibly precisely without feeling overly twitchy. The rear-end follows suit and makes the Madone feel stable at any speed while inspiring tons of confidence
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