New: Trek's Domane SLR Road Bike Review

Words by Mark

on 05/04/2016 14:35:11

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The all new Trek Domane SLR is here. This amazing range of bikes features Iso speed technology in the seat stay and headset to deliver bicycles that are as stiff as an Emonda and yet more comfortable than anything you have ever ridden. The rear Isospeed decoupler is fully adjustable and can be tailored to suit your weight, riding style and preferences. The Iso speed decouple offers comfort on the rear end like no other bike; ideal for British roads and terrain. The ability to fit 32c tyres on the disc model further strengthens this bikes claim as the ultimate bike for British roads.

In addition to being super comfortable however the bike is also super stiff. Adjusting the Isospeed decoupler to its stiffest setting, gives you a bike that is just as stiff as the legendary Emonda race bike. This sharpens the whole bike up and makes it more responsive. In fact the new Domane SLR has been winning races before it was even officially announced on Monday 04/04.

This bike therefore is the ultimate 'do it all' road bike and will outperform anything else, whether your riding over cobbles or attacking on race day.

Here's what David our managing director thought of the new Domane SLR after spending a day in the saddle:

The Range

The Domane SLR is available in five different models and two framesets with both disc and calliper brakes well represented.

Domane SLR 6 - £3,599.99

Shimano Ultegra, direct mount brakes, and lightweight Bontrager kit make this a great entry into the Domane SLR.

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Domane SLR 6 Disc - £3,999.99

The same Shimano Ultegra specification as the standard 6 with the addition of hydraulic disc brakes and increased tyre clearance.

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Domane SLR 7 - £4,399.99

An upgrade over the 6 with full Shimano Ultegra Di2 gearing for flawless shifting

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Domane SLR 7 Disc - £4,799.99

Upgraded hydraulic disc brakes and a full Ultegra Di2 groupset combines flawless shifting with absolute control

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Domane SLR 9 eTap - £7,599.99

The ultimate Endurance Road Bike. Sram Red's latest wireless eTap groupset combined with Bontrager's premium finishing kit.

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