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Is the Trek Madone a good climbing bike?


Is the Trek Madone a good climbing bike?

For those who are ready, the Madone climbs very well. Especially in the saddle or short up/down acceleration bouts. It isn’t a pure climber as lighter built bikes are available. And the Madone glides so well it may overlap / rear-end someone before you realize the bike closed those 18 inches in two nanoseconds.

Is Trek Madone fast?

Trek Madone SLR 6 Disc Speed: The Ride It looks fast, it feels fast, it is fast. Trek is one of the most recognizable bike brands in the world and the Madone has been one of its most successful bikes over the last two decades. With the Madone SLR 6 Disc Speed nothing changes there and it is a pure joy to ride.

What is the difference between Trek Madone and Domane?

The Domane is further distinguished from the Madone by its IsoSpeed decoupler, a hinge that anchors the seat tube to the top tube of the frame. As a result, Trek promises a lot more comfort for the Domane rider compared to the Madone. The design of the Madone focuses on aerodynamics instead.

What is Trek Madone?

Madone is the ultimate superbike—it’s fast, light, smooth, and designed to give you every advantage in speed and handling. Of the world’s most sophisticated road bikes, only Madone delivers the triple threat of advanced aerodynamics, superior ride quality, and unprecedented integration.

How fast is a Trek Madone?

but the Trek Madone SLR has felt effortless to ride and you can’t help but cruise at 20mph without hinderance. And the best thing is it doesn’t come at the price of handling or comfort. Straight out on the road you can tell the Madone is a racing bike.

Why is Trek Madone so heavy?

It’s heavy because of Disc-brake and IsoSpeed, two huge weight contributors. Plus, the current one adds 200 more grams with the T47 schell, the built-in storage box and the excessively wider tire clearance… Their first 2021 bike may be OCLV800-based Domane SLR. Why is the Trek Domane SLR7 so heavy???

What is the most expensive Trek bicycle?

Butterfly Trek Madone
The Butterfly Trek Madone currently holds the title of the most expensive bike sold in the world. The second most expensive bike ever sold was the Trek Yoshitomo Nara Speed Concept that was sold for $200,000.

How heavy is a Trek Madone?


Price GBP £3900.00
Weight 8.73kg (58cm)
Brand Trek

When did the Trek Madone 3.1 come out?

While my 2000 model year Trek 2000 was a nice bike, I always felt it was too big for me (58cm frame) so when I found a new 2010 Madone 3.1 (56cm frame) on sale for under $1500 at my LBS in Oct 2012, I jumped on it.

Is the Trek Madone still a good bike?

The Madone legend may have been tarnished by recent revelations about Lance Armstrong but it’s still one of the true greats.

Which is the best tire for a Trek Madone 3.1?

Even if you hate cycling later, you could sell this bike and get most of your $$$ back. Just changed the stock Bontrager tires on my Trek Madone 3.1 to Continental Gatorskins at 550 miles. Gatorskins are much faster rolling and better grip in cornering. Plus, the Gatorskins are thicker with more belts for added flat avoidance.

How tall is the steerer on a Trek Madone 3.1?

The 3.1’s tapered head tube and steerer come in Trek’s slightly taller H2 fit, which will suit most riders and does away with ugly-looking stacks of spacers. We easily found a good position that was low enough on our 56cm model, even with the compact bar, which sensibly makes the drops more accessible.