New Trek Madone literally blows a hole in bike design with radical shapes that make it faster, lighter and more comfortable

US brand's redesigned aero race bike swaps the IsoSpeed decouplers for hole called 'IsoFlow'

Trek Madone with IsoFlow 'hole'
(Image credit: Trek)

When the Trek-Segafredo riders were asked how the Madone - the aero bike that was at that time in its sixth iteration - could be improved, the reply rang like a popular musical refrain. Faster. Lighter. 

These are recurring themes when it comes to road bike design after all. But if the tune heard was a familiar one, the response from Trek’s designers has proven to be far more avant garde.

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