New Trek Emonda SLR 10. 4.6kg!

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Re: New Trek Emonda SLR 10. 4.6kg!

Postby silentbutdeadly » Mon Dec 01, 2014 2:16 pm

Trekkie's?
Ours is not to reason why...merely to point and giggle

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Re: New Trek Emonda SLR 10. 4.6kg!

Postby g-boaf » Mon Dec 01, 2014 2:32 pm

I think it is
boss wrote:Who actually gets excited by Trek?


I don't know, I thought the bike Jens had for the hour record was quite nice.

http://velonews.competitor.com/2014/09/ ... ike_346043

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Re: New Trek Emonda SLR 10. 4.6kg!

Postby biker jk » Mon Dec 01, 2014 3:23 pm

g-boaf wrote:I think it is
boss wrote:Who actually gets excited by Trek?


I don't know, I thought the bike Jens had for the hour record was quite nice.

http://velonews.competitor.com/2014/09/ ... ike_346043


I think he held the hour record for about an hour as well. :lol:

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Re: New Trek Emonda SLR 10. 4.6kg!

Postby g-boaf » Mon Dec 01, 2014 3:51 pm

biker jk wrote:
g-boaf wrote:I think it is
boss wrote:Who actually gets excited by Trek?


I don't know, I thought the bike Jens had for the hour record was quite nice.

http://velonews.competitor.com/2014/09/ ... ike_346043


I think he held the hour record for about an hour as well. :lol:


And so the youngster should have beaten someone who was retiring.

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Re: New Trek Emonda SLR 10. 4.6kg!

Postby biker jk » Mon Dec 01, 2014 4:05 pm

g-boaf wrote:
And so the youngster should have beaten someone who was retiring.


I'll remember that next time you pass me on the M7. :lol:

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Re: New Trek Emonda SLR 10. 4.6kg!

Postby Nobody » Mon Dec 01, 2014 7:50 pm

boss wrote:I think nobody is interested because it's a Trek.
I'm interested because it's a mainstream production bike. The only Trek I've ever bought was a '90s steely secondhand for my son to ride (very) occasionally. Got no plans to buy a Trek myself at present.

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Re: New Trek Emonda SLR 10. 4.6kg!

Postby Strange Rover » Mon Dec 01, 2014 10:18 pm

Some climbing data...for what it's worth...

Clay St climb in Ipswich, it's 0.2km long, 37m vertical gain, 16% average gradient.

On the approach you can come around the corner carrying some speed. On the Madone I started at 38.2 km/h...on the Emonda a was a lot more conservative at 32.4 km/h. I'm reliably good for 1050w for a bit over 30 seconds.

On the Madone I went all out and got 936w for 36 seconds...this was my second all out effort on this ride...the first one on a different climb was 1037w for 34 seconds. The slowest speed on the climb was 16.6 km/h.

On the Emonda I was definitely not all out but was my first hard effort of the ride...didn't go all out because I didn't want to break it...something about jamming 1000w into a brand new 5kg bike on a 890g wheel set held on with 13g skewers didn't feel like the right thing to do!!! My thought while on the climb was be smooth!!! Be gentle!!! Don't fawkin break it!!! And hold the bloody gear!!!

The net result was the exact same time starting from a 6 km/h slower starting speed and most impressively the slowest speed was 18.4 km/h...and this is while I am trying to pedal gently to not break the bike.

So climbing speed was almost 11% higher on the Emonda on the steady state part of the climb...should only be 2% based on weight if effort was the same. If I was putting out 1040w (which is a max effort for me) then that would account for the 11% faster climbing speed but I can't imagine I was close to this because I would have to stop at top because I would be very close to throwing up??

The slower starting speed did put me 2 seconds behind based on the Strava compare feature so theoretically if I hit the climb at same speed would have been 2 seconds faster to the top...which is still 5.5% faster and still not max effort.

Bah!!! I don't know. Either way the bike is fast on climbs and strong enough to handle my 77kg and 1000w. :)

Madone...
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Emonda...
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Still a bloody cool bike!!! Still crazy light!!! :)

Sam

Edit: the power figure from the Madone is from the Quarq and is fairly accurate...the power figure from the Emonda is the Strava estimate and doesn't mean anything.

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Re: New Trek Emonda SLR 10. 4.6kg!

Postby Xplora » Mon Dec 01, 2014 11:47 pm

You could have had a couple extra coffees and gotten a similar result :idea:

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Re: New Trek Emonda SLR 10. 4.6kg!

Postby Nobody » Tue Dec 02, 2014 8:25 am

Xplora wrote:You could have had a couple extra coffees and gotten a similar result :idea:
And then you could get on the Emonda and climb even faster with PEDs.

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Re: New Trek Emonda SLR 10. 4.6kg!

Postby greyhoundtom » Tue Dec 02, 2014 8:45 am

Never mind 300 mg of caffeine and 60 mg of pseudoephedrine every hour and PED's to improve performances, I can certainly see a bike at such minimal weight being a boon to an old codger like me.

It would certainly assist in helping to make up for a severely diminished physical ability due to age and all the associated aches and pains, and make hill climbing and crit racing so much more enjoyable. :D

Damn pity I can't afford to buy one. :cry:

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Re: New Trek Emonda SLR 10. 4.6kg!

Postby schroeds » Thu Aug 27, 2015 11:04 am

You guys have all got the wrong end of the stick.

A bike like this only comes into its own when your mates lift it up at the cafe.

THEN you'll see what a $15k smile looks like.

Clue: stratospheric smugness.
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