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New lightest disc-brake Trek Domane loses front IsoSpeed to go faster

New lightest disc-brake Trek Domane loses front IsoSpeed to go faster

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Thursday, Sep 08

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The new Trek Domane is claimed to be lighter and faster after losing front IsoSpeed and gaining an integrated stem.

The brand says it has shaved “a dramatic amount of weight” from the old Trek Domane , with both the entry-level SL and pricier SLR said to be 300g lighter.

Trek says this makes the fourth-generation Domane the lightest disc-brake version of the bike.

The company claims this adds a “performance tilt” to the bike often chosen for the cobbles of Paris-Roubaix .

The new models have more integration at the front and rear of the bike – the stem is integrated, while the seatpost clamp is now hidden in the top tube.

Trek has added top tube bag mounts to the Domane SL and SLR frames, and kept the geometry’s endurance slant.The bikes come with 32mm-wide tyres – apart from the top-of-the-range Domane SLR 9 eTap – and have clearance for tyres up to 38mm measured width, according to the brand.The new “race-focused” Trek Domane RSL, which was made for the brand’s WorldTour teams, is now available only as a frameset.Trek says tube shapes are similar to the Domane SL and SLR, but the RSL frameset has the same H1.5 geometry as the Trek Madone . New IsoSpeed IsoSpeed is Trek’s built-in suspension system that allows the bike […]

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