Weight Weenies
* FAQ    * Search    * Trending Topics
* Login   * Register
HOME Listings Blog NEW Galleries NEW FAQ Contact About Impressum
It is currently Wed Jun 28, 2017 10:24 pm

All times are UTC+01:00





Post new topic  Reply to topic  [ 67 posts ]  Go to page Previous 1 2 3 4 5 Next
Author Message
PostPosted: Mon Jun 04, 2012 5:17 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Mon Jan 24, 2005 12:10 am
Posts: 1349
Location: Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Also, after a flat tire and a wheel change it is common practise for a rider to manually adjust his rear brake to the new rim (especially if the wheel comes from the neutral car). Impossible to do this with the new Madone.

_________________
And if I ever meet an aardvark, I'm going to step on its damn protruding nasal implement until it couldn't suck up an insect if its life depended on it.


Top
   
PostPosted: Mon Jun 04, 2012 5:48 pm 
Offline

Joined: Thu Jan 03, 2008 6:14 am
Posts: 1334
Location: by Crystal Springs (Sawyer Creek Trail)
I'd say its aero is probably in the realm of the Scott Foil (slightly better due to integrated brakes), but not the Venge and almost certainly not the S5. Once again, made a decision to get an all rounder rather than a full on aero road bike


Top
   
Posted: Mon Jun 04, 2012 5:48 pm 


Top
   
 
PostPosted: Mon Jun 04, 2012 5:50 pm 
Offline

Joined: Mon Dec 28, 2009 8:30 pm
Posts: 5729
Location: Bay Area
Fugly

_________________
Don't take me too seriously. The only person that doesn't hate Froome.
Gramz
Failed Custom Bike


Top
   
PostPosted: Mon Jun 04, 2012 7:16 pm 
Offline

Joined: Tue Dec 23, 2008 2:57 pm
Posts: 859
Location: NYC
http://velonews.competitor.com/2012/06/ ... e-7_222357

_________________
______________

My 2013 Cervelo R5


Top
   
PostPosted: Mon Jun 04, 2012 7:29 pm 
Offline

Joined: Tue Jan 25, 2011 8:08 pm
Posts: 195
em3 wrote:
http://velonews.competitor.com/2012/06/bikes-and-tech/spotted-all-new-trek-madone-7_222357" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;


As promised :)

Looks pretty good in person, actually. I like the brake integration, and Shimano's version of the dual-bolt, dual-pivot setup looks pretty good. The guys seemed happy with them, and a quick squeeze of the brake lever (they would let me do no more) resulted in a firm response, no mushy nastiness as found on many similarly-placed TT brakes.

_________________
VeloNews Magazine/VeloNews.com tech


Last edited by VNTech on Mon Jun 04, 2012 7:39 pm, edited 1 time in total.

Top
   
PostPosted: Mon Jun 04, 2012 7:35 pm 
Offline

Joined: Mon Oct 15, 2007 9:28 pm
Posts: 1313
So this is an addition? anyone know if they are keeping the 6.9 in the lineup as is?


Top
   
PostPosted: Mon Jun 04, 2012 7:48 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Thu Jun 17, 2010 5:03 pm
Posts: 2014
Location: San Francisco Peninsula
Frame looks cool. Seat stays without the brake bridge look interesting. Wonder if that changes ride quality and power transfer?

Dislike the flow from the HT to the fork though. Disjointed.

_________________
2013 Wilier Cento1 SR || 2009 Ridley Crossbow || 2011 Yeti AS-R 5 Carbon


Top
   
PostPosted: Mon Jun 04, 2012 7:57 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Mon Dec 15, 2008 7:30 pm
Posts: 58
jmilliron wrote:
Frame looks cool. Seat stays without the brake bridge look interesting. Wonder if that changes ride quality and power transfer?


You would imagine the lack of a brake bridge/mount would improve ride quality.

For the first time in a while I'm interested in trying both the Domane & the new Madone...


Top
   
PostPosted: Mon Jun 04, 2012 8:16 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Sun Jun 18, 2006 10:29 am
Posts: 6248
Location: Athens, Greece
the fork-headtube junction looks so bad...

_________________
My 6560gr TIME Skylon
My 9733gr COLNAGO Master X-light


Top
   
PostPosted: Mon Jun 04, 2012 8:26 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Fri Feb 11, 2011 3:04 am
Posts: 2693
Location: Mississippi
justkeepedaling wrote:
I'd say its aero is probably in the realm of the Scott Foil (slightly better due to integrated brakes), but not the Venge and almost certainly not the S5. Once again, made a decision to get an all rounder rather than a full on aero road bike


They probably just realize that for a road bike "aero" is just a steaming pile of marketing garbage...... :noidea:

_________________
Mosaic RS-1
http://weightweenies.starbike.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=10&t=138478

Cielo by Chris King Cross Racer
http://weightweenies.starbike.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=10&t=134376


Top
   
PostPosted: Mon Jun 04, 2012 8:31 pm 
Offline

Joined: Sat Dec 13, 2003 2:25 am
Posts: 4872
Location: Canada
Maybe it's just me, but that is the first Madone that I have found interesting...


Top
   
PostPosted: Mon Jun 04, 2012 8:51 pm 
Offline

Joined: Thu Jan 03, 2008 6:14 am
Posts: 1334
Location: by Crystal Springs (Sawyer Creek Trail)
btompkins0112 wrote:
justkeepedaling wrote:
I'd say its aero is probably in the realm of the Scott Foil (slightly better due to integrated brakes), but not the Venge and almost certainly not the S5. Once again, made a decision to get an all rounder rather than a full on aero road bike


They probably just realize that for a road bike "aero" is just a steaming pile of marketing garbage...... :noidea:


Or maybe they realize what it is, but figure the pros prefer something more all rounded...


Top
   
PostPosted: Mon Jun 04, 2012 8:52 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Wed Sep 26, 2007 1:57 pm
Posts: 7923
Location: San Francisco, CA
I like it, although I do wonder about the issues with the rear bike placement.

I am a big fan of the "pay a bit of attention to aero" approach. Aero is hardly an all-or-nothing deal, as if when it's not the dominant factor it's trivial.

_________________
http://djconnel.blogspot.com/
Fuji SL/1


Top
   
PostPosted: Mon Jun 04, 2012 9:12 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Fri Sep 30, 2011 2:11 pm
Posts: 256
Location: Columbus, Ohio
Seems like a brake mounted under the BB would be a nightmare in sloppy conditions. Won't it pick up more mud, etc. there? I also wonder how the lack of a brake bridge between the rear seat stays affects frame rigidity, especially when sprinting - flexing the frame from side to side.

+1 on the ugly headtube shape...

_________________
Wilier Cento1 SR
13.10 lbs (5.95 kgs) w/Enve 3.4-Tune 70/170 & Conti Competitions tubulars
12.53 lbs (5.68 kgs) w/FarSports 24-Extralite & Vittoria CX EVO II tubulars


Top
   
PostPosted: Mon Jun 04, 2012 9:20 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Fri Feb 11, 2011 3:04 am
Posts: 2693
Location: Mississippi
The Domane is the bike for "sloppy" conditions, so that left the Madone for the nicer parcours.

_________________
Mosaic RS-1
http://weightweenies.starbike.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=10&t=138478

Cielo by Chris King Cross Racer
http://weightweenies.starbike.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=10&t=134376


Top
   
Posted: Mon Jun 04, 2012 9:20 pm 


Top
   
 
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic  Reply to topic  [ 67 posts ]  Go to page Previous 1 2 3 4 5 Next

   Similar Topics   Author   Replies   Views   Last post 
There are no new unread posts for this topic. Attachment(s) 2017 Madone

[ Go to page: 1 2 3 ]

in Road

Ozrider

42

13033

Sun Apr 02, 2017 7:49 pm

spartan View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Pinarello F8 vs. Madone 9.....

[ Go to page: 1 2 3 4 ]

in Road

mile2424

47

5881

Thu Dec 22, 2016 10:57 pm

bogus View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Thoughts on the new Trek Madone...

in Road

mile2424

5

1440

Sat Sep 24, 2016 2:02 am

BeeSeeBee View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Trek Madone fork crack

in Road

Bergwerk

5

890

Mon Dec 19, 2016 9:45 pm

Bergwerk View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Canyon Aeroad or Trek Madone 9?

in Road

mariovalentim

6

3330

Mon Sep 26, 2016 7:24 am

Nefarious86 View the latest post


All times are UTC+01:00


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: 4ibanez, antonio07, bilwit, Bing [Bot], c60rider, CallumRD1, Delorre, Google Adsense [Bot], laspariahs, Ludo, roadhog44, spdntrxi, wedgie, wingguy and 66 guests


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  
Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Limited