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Exploded: The New Trek Madone SLR

Top tube IsoSpeed? What?!?! Of course we took it apart to see how it works.

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There’s a lot of tech behind the new Trek Madone SLR. It’s lighter and faster, updated with disc brakes and tons of integration, but what really intrigued us was the new IsoSpeed. Instead of being seat tube based, it’s in the top tube. Of course, we had to take it apart and see what made it tick.

To see how the new IsoSpeed works, check out the video below. For some tidbits from our first ride, go here.