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BikeTyson
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by BikeTyson

Lbert wrote:
Sun Jun 16, 2024 9:12 am
Personally, I think gen7 is the best looking road bike from Trek. Similarly, Venge is the best looking bike from Spesh.
The rename this bike as Madone instead of Emonda, I guess due to weight is heavier and wilĺ piss off customers who expect a lighter bike. However, a lighter Madone would be appealing.
I think they'd rather kill off the Emonda and keep the Madone name because that's their all out race bike. I think this was going to be the Emonda but Trek needed to cut SKUs so they just changed it to the Madone for the name. I don't think think we'll ever see a new Emonda, hence the 1+1=8.

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by PDS912

NordicSal wrote:
Sat Jun 15, 2024 9:44 pm
Anyone who has geometry info for the XL and L bikes?

Max saddleheight would be good, stack and reach too. Also what about pictures of the big bike?
XL
Stack - 610
Reach - 402

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cleanneon98
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by cleanneon98

I can't see how these cages would hold a round bottle
IMG_6818.png
Handlebar change to their "chonky" model
IMG_6825.jpeg
TREK Madone Gen 7 SLR - 7.43kg
TREK Fuel EX Gen 5 - overbuilt and overweight

chase7545
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by chase7545

cleanneon98 wrote:
Sun Jun 16, 2024 2:33 pm
I can't see how these cages would hold a round bottle
Like this
IMG_3091.jpeg

cleanneon98
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by cleanneon98

chase7545 wrote:
Sun Jun 16, 2024 8:01 pm
cleanneon98 wrote:
Sun Jun 16, 2024 2:33 pm
I can't see how these cages would hold a round bottle
Like this IMG_3091.jpeg
Clearly I lack an eye for this 😂
TREK Madone Gen 7 SLR - 7.43kg
TREK Fuel EX Gen 5 - overbuilt and overweight

Lbert
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by Lbert

cleanneon98 wrote:
Sun Jun 16, 2024 2:33 pm
I can't see how these cages would hold a round bottle

IMG_6818.png

Handlebar change to their "chonky" model
IMG_6825.jpeg
They sacrifice some aero for this new 'chunky' handlebar which is wider with the aim to:
1) structural efficiency - this would avoid handlebar recall issue
2) more comfortable - good for cobble classic
3) lighter

TobinHatesYou
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by TobinHatesYou

Lbert wrote:
Mon Jun 17, 2024 1:16 am

They sacrifice some aero for this new 'chunky' handlebar which is wider with the aim to:
1) structural efficiency - this would avoid handlebar recall issue
2) more comfortable - good for cobble classic
3) lighter

They claim the thicker shape is better for aero because it slows the airflow before it hits the rider’s legs, decreasing turbulence.

alvarop82
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by alvarop82

SL6 with rival

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SLR9

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alvarop82
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by alvarop82

sl5 mec 105 ,same price emonda sl5

in very nice blue

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alanyu
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by alanyu

TobinHatesYou wrote:
Mon Jun 17, 2024 1:24 am
Lbert wrote:
Mon Jun 17, 2024 1:16 am

They sacrifice some aero for this new 'chunky' handlebar which is wider with the aim to:
1) structural efficiency - this would avoid handlebar recall issue
2) more comfortable - good for cobble classic
3) lighter

They claim the thicker shape is better for aero because it slows the airflow before it hits the rider’s legs, decreasing turbulence.
Unless they do it as thick as Ribble Ultra, or it's another marketing gimmick.

Tifosiphil
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by Tifosiphil

Those Red levers look so much longer than Rival, is their an actual length difference?

Lina
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by Lina

BikeTyson wrote:
Sun Jun 16, 2024 1:12 am
TLN wrote:
Sat Jun 15, 2024 11:59 pm
BikeTyson wrote:
Sat Jun 15, 2024 12:16 am
The R-SL 50 wheels that come on the Hi-Mod build retail for $2500 (1100 front, 1400 rear).

https://www.cannondale.com/en-us/gear/h ... rear-wheel
I get that, but at this point, retail price is just a number. Your local bike shop will be happy to sell you set for 50% off. If not, welcome to ebay:
https://www.ebay.com/itm/256497740038
https://www.ebay.com/itm/256487403928

I cannot see anything that justifies 2.5k retail price there: dt-240 internals, 21mm internal and 1500gm of weight.
Attached picture of wheelset that I had.
I was just answering your question. The Cannondale R-SL wheels are $2500.
Has anyone ever actually bought those wheels for that price? You can set the MSRP at anything you like. Especially on stuff that you're mostly planning on selling in your full bike builds anyway. Don't ever plan on selling a single pair on their own even close to MSRP, jack up the price, and then advertise how the bike comes with $2500 wheels. And apparently it works on people based on this discussion. Anyone buying those wheels for $2500 is getting ripped off, they're not worth it.

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by pmprego

Tifosiphil wrote:
Mon Jun 17, 2024 9:25 am
Those Red levers look so much longer than Rival, is their an actual length difference?
by now, i've seen different yt vid of people mentioning that the difference in length is real. to the point of some people considering shortening the stem to compensate.

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wheelsONfire
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by wheelsONfire

cleanneon98 wrote:
Sun Jun 16, 2024 2:33 pm
I can't see how these cages would hold a round bottle

IMG_6818.png

Handlebar change to their "chonky" model
IMG_6825.jpeg
It's so close to Looks mondrian paintjobs and that is the only thing that saves this bike. Otherwise it looks rather boring.
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cleanneon98
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by cleanneon98

Buddy of mine looked into ordering that SL5 with 105 12s Mech and said it was going to be around $3500. Considering the current Madone SL frameset alone is $3800, that seems good, but then again the Emonda SL frameset is only $2200. Also good to see that the new bike takes mechanical drivetrains again, the Gen 7 did not.

By comparison to this new SL5, in 2016 my Emonda SL6 with Ultegra mechanical was $3000 MSRP with similarly lackluster wheels, aluminum cockpit, so I guess this pricing is actually not bad for a complete bike given that its been nearly 8 years.
TREK Madone Gen 7 SLR - 7.43kg
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