Anyone on here got access to the frame weight for the 5 series of 2013 Madones?
By my reckoning ( having read through the thread ), the 7 is about 750g with vapour coat paint, so most likely about 820g+ with a normal paint finish - please correct me if i'm wrong!
The 6 would appear to be 950g according to Terminus' post, but I can't for the life of me find anything on the 5, either here or out there in google.
Reason being Trek have offered a 2012 Madone to replace my broken frameset, or one of the 2013 models for a premium and i can't decide if the price difference between the different models is justified.
The 2013 5 series isn't going to cost me that much more than the "free" 2012 frame and as i much prefer the newer frame it's therefore rather tempting, providing i can wait for one to reach the UK - an agonizing 3 month wait...!!
The 2013 6/7 series frames are available sooner, but also, rather naturally carry a sizable £diff.
Tempting as these are, the weight of the 6 doesn't appear to be all that special, so if the weight diff between this and a 5 isn't much then maybe i'd be better off controlling my impatience and waiting, otherwise i may just ignore my sensible head and order the 7.
My Titanium Lemond (RIP): viewtopic.php?f=10&t=84352
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