Trek's newest, lightweight Madone kills off the Émonda

The US brand has merged two platforms to create one performance race bike, the Madone SLR Gen 8

Trek Madone SLR 9 Gen 8 race bike
(Image credit: Trek)

Trek has announced the release of the newest Madone, the 8th generation of its aero road bike. 

Wait? Another Madone? 

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Luke Friend has worked as a writer, editor and copywriter for twenty five years. Across books, magazines and websites, he's covered a broad range of topics for a range of clients including Major League Baseball, the National Trust and the NHS. He has an MA in Professional Writing from Falmouth University and is a qualified bicycle mechanic. He has been a cycling enthusiast from an early age, partly due to watching the Tour de France on TV. He's a keen follower of bike racing to this day as well as a regular road and gravel rider.