Trek Émonda 2018

Discuss light weight issues concerning road bikes & parts.
blanchaa
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by blanchaa

My bike posted above was 16.2 lbs without pedals. I'm not a weight weenie fanatic, so went with standard aluminum Bontrager bars and stem. The deeper wheels (clincher, set up tubeless with healthy amounts of sealant) add weight as well. This is an SLR8 through project one in order to get H1 fit, in their matte metallic gunmetal.

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Geordiepaul
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by Geordiepaul

Just added some Bontrager XXX bars/stem and Time Expresso 15 pedals...now 14lbs on the nose.

Just wish I'd bought an H1

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oldnslow2
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by oldnslow2

Geordiepaul wrote:
Sat Jan 06, 2018 4:37 pm
Just added some Bontrager XXX bars/stem and Time Expresso 15 pedals...now 14lbs on the nose.

Just wish I'd bought an H1

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Looks like mine except the opposite color an newer model.
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6.48kg as you see it with bottle cages,pedals, Garmin mount and taillight mount.
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dantalparadiso
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Joined: Thu Mar 08, 2018 1:03 pm

by dantalparadiso

Hello,

I bought an Emonda SL6 2018.

I am disappointed. The bike does feel steef and nice, corners excellently.

But the down tube is too too large. I feel it slows you down a lot.

What do you think ? have you already raced in crits with the Emonda ?

Best,

nemeseri
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by nemeseri

dantalparadiso wrote:
Thu Mar 08, 2018 5:19 pm
But the down tube is too too large. I feel it slows you down a lot.
What do you think ? have you already raced in crits with the Emonda ?
Based on the recent Tour magazine test, the emonda is pretty bad in aero. Although I doubt that it makes tons of difference in a crit. I still see guys racing caad and spec allez frames in higher categories in the US. Several pros pick emonda over the madone in road races. So I really doubt that it makes a huge make or break difference for an amatuer.

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