Lightweight aluminum perfection bolsters Émonda line
Trek announced today the release of an all-new line of ultra-lightweight aluminum road bikes that carries forward the prestige of the Émonda name. The all-new Émonda ALR is built with unmatched attention to balance and handling, offering elegance on a new level and far surpassing the lightness, performance, and ride quality of many of its carbon competitors. The same standards of excellence that brought prominence to the Émonda family were applied in the development of Émonda ALR, the next chapter of the Trek's lightest and best-performing production road bike line.
With Émonda ALR, Trek delivers the same ultra-lightweight performance and superior handling of Émonda with an advanced aluminum frame that projects the ride characteristics and even the aesthetics of a carbon bike.
As with the original Émonda, we pruned away every unnecessary element of Émonda ALR to create not just Trek's lightest aluminum road bike ever, but also the best-performing. For Émonda ALR, Trek engineers developed the all-new premium 300 Series Alpha Aluminum, which is hydroformed into size-specific tubes for the perfect balance of weight and stiffness.
Every detail of the Émonda line, from frame design to each component choice on every model, serves the same audacious goal: to create the lightest line of production road bikes ever offered. One of those details is something never before seen on an aluminum road bike: the elegant and revolutionary Invisible Weld Technology, a process that cuts weight by requiring less material while simultaneously increasing the strength of the joint. The results are smooth and flawless seams, stronger bonds between the frame’s tubes, premium aesthetics, and a 56cm frame that weighs only 1050g.
Émonda ALR is available in the popular H2 fit and geometry. Every model is spec’d top to bottom with complete gruppos and equipped with DuoTrap S, allowing riders to take full advantage of this leading-edge technology on an aluminum bike with a pure racing pedigree. Bringing the same level of class-leading weight and ride feel to an aluminum platform, Émonda ALR pushes the boundaries of possibility and sets a new benchmark of excellence in the craftsmanship, ride quality, weight, and performance of an aluminum bike.