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Trek’s 10.25-pound Emonda

  • By Caley Fretz
  • Published Jul. 3, 2014
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Meet Trek's latest road bike, the 10.25 Emonda SLR. The company already has an aero frame (the Madone) and an endurance frame (the Domane) — the Emonda looks back to the days before either "aero" or "endurance" were categories. The overarching design and engineering principle is simple: cut weight, increase stiffness. Even the name, Emonda, is a play on the French a french verb meaning to trim or to cut, emonder. The SLR 10, shown here, will pop out of the box weighing just 10.25 pounds (claimed, size 56cm, without pedals). It will cost a heart-stopping $15,750. Heavier (much heavier) versions are available as low as $1,650, though. Photo: Caley Fretz | VeloNews.com

Meet Trek’s latest road bike, the 10.25 Emonda SLR. The company already has an aero frame (the Madone) and an endurance frame (the Domane) — the Emonda looks back to the days before either “aero” or “endurance” were categories. The overarching design and engineering principle is simple: cut weight, increase stiffness. Even the name, Emonda, is a play on the French a french verb meaning to trim or to cut, emonder. The SLR 10, shown here, will pop out of the box weighing just 10.25 pounds (claimed, size 56cm, without pedals). It will cost a heart-stopping $15,750. Heavier (much heavier) versions are available as low as $1,650, though. Photo: Caley Fretz | VeloNews.com

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