Emonda ALR 5 is fast, light, responsive, and balanced—everything a quality aluminum road bike should be. But it also has the sleek looks of a far more expensive carbon bike. Upgrades on parts that make a big difference in performance, like the dependable Shimano 105 drivetrain, make it a smart choice for racing, club rides, and more.
It's right for you if...
You may be new to the road bike scene, but you know you've found your home. You want a dependable, lightweight race bike for longer, faster rides, and want a high-end ride quality at a great value.
The tech you get
A lightweight 300 Series Alpha Aluminum with shaped tubes and Invisible Weld Technology, a carbon fork that absorbs vibration from the road, powerful direct mount rim brakes, Bontrager Affinity Tubeless Ready wheels, and a full 2x11 Shimano 105 drivetrain for precise and dependable shifting.
The final word
It's both a great starting point for new riders and fully capable of seriously competitive group rides. Emonda ALR 5 is a lightweight aluminum ride at an amazing value, with a dependable Shimano drivetrain that will hold up for thousands of fast miles.
Why you'll love it
1 - Carbon looks and handling, alloy price point: Invisible Weld Technology and shaped tubes for sleek looks, light weight, and incredible handling
2 - It's a great-looking bike at a great value, and it performs way out of its league
3 - Like every Emonda, it's built to be the lightest and fastest in its class and backed by Trek's lifetime warranty
4 - It shares the geometry of our highest-end carbon Emonda race bikes, and it gives you a ride quality that stands up in every way to far more expensive carbon bikes
5 - Internal cable routing extends the life of your cables and adds to the bike's sleek look
|Frame||Ultralight 300 Series Alpha Aluminum, Invisible Weld Technology, tapered head tube, BB86.5, direct mount rim brakes, internal cable routing, DuoTrap S compatible|
|Fork||Emonda carbon, tapered steerer, direct mount rim brakes|
|Headset||Integrated, cartridge bearing, sealed, 1-1/8-inch top, 1.5-inch bottom|
|Rims/Wheels||Bontrager Affinity Tubeless Ready|
|Tires||Bontrager R1 Hard-Case Lite, 700x 25c|
|Bottom Bracket||Press Fit BB86.5|
|Front Derailleur||Shimano 105, braze-on|
|Rear Derailleur||Shimano 105|
|Cassette/Rear Cogs||Shimano 105, 11-28, 11 speed|
|Shifters||Shimano 105, 11 speed|
|Handlebars||Bontrager Comp VR-C, 31.8mm|
|Stem||Bontrager Elite, 31.8mm, 7 degree, w/computer & light mounts|
|Brakes||Shimano 105 direct mount|
|Saddle||Bontrager Montrose Comp, chromoly rails|
|Seat Post||Bontrager alloy, 2-bolt head, 27.2mm, 8mm offset|
* Subject to change without notice.