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The Madone 7-Series borrows the Kamm Tail truncated airfoil design methodology of the Speed Concept and applies to the road, smoothing airflow over the structure for a claimed 25 watts of power savings when traveling at 40km/h.

According to Trek, 60g of reduced drag comes from the revised frame shape, with the Kamm Tail concept applied to the down tube, seat tube, fork blades, and seat stays. However, Kamm Tail shaping has also been applied to the brakes and handlebar.

Sleekly integrated into the fork crown – and hidden down below the chain stays at the opposite end – the new brakes smooth airflow to the (claimed) tune of 16g while also reducing weight and — at least in theory — boosting braking performance and lever feel. Instead of a conventional central mounting hole, the new Madone sports dual pivots integrated directly into the frame, thus eliminating a few parts while also producing a tidier, more compact, and stiffer package.

Madone 7 Series is the road racing bike champions have dreamed of. The lightest. The fastest. Incredibly aero. Built by hand to win it all. Because fast is everything.

producer: trek
materials: carbon
period: 2013

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#1 Mike on 09.14.12 at 2:56 pm

We can’t wait to get the new Trek Madone in our shops. The Shop guys are excited about the new Madone and will be riding/racing it next year.