Is the new Trek Emonda ALR set to make aluminium cool again?

The newest iteration of the Trek Emonda ALR is said to offer lightweight performance at competitive prices and it looks very good indeed. Is aluminium on its way back?

Trek Emonda ALR

Aluminium has always been a great option for those looking for lightweight performance at a reasonable price.

Plenty of companies already offer great alloy frames but has any made its aluminium bikes look as good as the newest version of the Trek Emonda ALR?

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Symon Lewis joined Cycling Weekly as an Editorial Assistant in 2010, he went on to become a Tech Writer in 2014 before being promoted to Tech Editor in 2015 before taking on a role managing Video and Tech in 2019. Lewis discovered cycling via Herne Hill Velodrome, where he was renowned for his prolific performances, and spent two years as a coach at the South London velodrome.