The Award for the Sickest and Slickest E-Street Bike Goes to Trek’s Domane+ HP 7
Earlier than something, please have a look within the gallery after which come again to the textual content. All good? Personally, I’ve fallen in love upon seeing the white coloration variation with that Root Beer Ano decal. The best way that matches collectively is simply, wow.
As for what all that paint is ready upon, we’re provided a 500 Collection OCLV Carbon body with a detachable built-in battery and apparent inside cable routing. In spite of everything, you’re going to be spending $9,699.99 on the bike alone. However that’s the MSRP; sadly, it’s important to undergo a intermediary for this product so anticipate to pay just a little greater than that. However no matter you’ll find yourself paying for this, you gained’t remorse it one bit.
Except for having an total bitching body geometry, the HP 7 additionally consists of an adjustable high tube utilizing Trek IsoSpeed. What this element does is the next: the bike maintains its diamond form whereas decoupling the seat tube from the highest tube, permitting the seat to flex underneath the impacts encountered on the highway. Merely put, it’s a suspension. There’s additionally one other IsoSpeed system discovered on the entrance of the highest tube as effectively.
Now, I discussed the battery earlier, and I am going to proceed with that. Trek teamed up with Bosch to supply a top-of-the-line PowerTube 500. Certain, it’s not the 625er, however then once more, being a highway bike, you don’t need all of the work to be taken out of your journey. How far this battery will take you is a little bit of a distinct story. You gained’t discover any point out in any respect on Trek’s web site as a result of this all relies on ever-changing highway situations.
Now for the motor, Bosch as soon as once more brings its magic to the present with the brand new Efficiency Pace cranking out 75 Nm (55 lb-ft) of torque and enabling a high pace of 28 mph (45 kph). That’s not even highway authorized in Europe, thoughts you.
The drivetrain is generally Shimano, all tuned to 11-speeds, and embody parts from the Ultegra, Deore, and GRX strains. Brakes, too, are coated by this grasp staff and embody an RX400 flat mount hydraulic disk and MT800 16 mm centerlock rotors.
As for the remainder of this tough rider, Bontrager appears to be the weapon of selection. Wheels, saddle, seat submit, handlebars, stem, and even grip tape are all from this world-renowned staff. It additionally appears that Bontrager is following Trek on the entire lifetime guarantee enterprise, as they’re providing the identical deal on the wheels they construct.
For those who nonetheless can’t think about your self on this bike, have one other good have a look at the gallery and simply let your self slide into that world. For those who can’t, give it a minute. I’m extra of an MTB form of man, however this 35.76-lb (16.22-kg) for dimension 56 magnificence nonetheless melted my coronary heart. How can it not?