Madone SLR 8 is a no-compromise carbon race bike. It checks all the boxes in the high-performance road bike category: it's light, super aerodynamic, and compliant. It's built for flat-out speed, with a top-level mechanical drivetrain, aero carbon wheels, and Adjustable Top Tube IsoSpeed so you can fine-tune the compliance of your frame to your terrain.
It's right for you if...
You like speed and you like winning. You know a great race bike is an investment in your performance, and you want the bike that can take you to the next level.
The tech you get
A lightweight 700 Series OCLV Carbon frame with Kammtail Virtual Foil aerodynamic tube shaping and road-smoothing Adjustable Top Tube IsoSpeed, KVF full carbon fork, an adjustable aero bar and stem, a 2x11 Shimano Dura-Ace drivetrain, Tubeless Ready Bontrager Aeolus Pro 5 carbon wheels, a micro-adjust Madone seatmast, and integrated Madone aero brakes.
The final word
The highest-end Madone frame, carbon wheels, and a Shimano Dura-Ace drivetrain come together in Madone SLR 8 to make a ridiculously fast ride with incredible ride quality.
Why you'll love it
- This is the benchmark platform for race bikes: it's smooth, light, and aero in one complete package, and this is a recipe no competitors can touch
- Adjustable Top Tube IsoSpeed lets you adjust compliance to your preference, and it's damped with an elastomer so it rebounds in a smooth, controlled, stable motion.
- A separate bar and stem with an aero carbon faceplate gives you great adjustability without compromising on aerodynamics
- The Madone seatpost has an integrated mount for the Bontrager Flare RT tail light
- Madone Project One ICON paint schemes make the ultimate race bike a true piece of artwork
|Frame||700 Series OCLV Carbon, KVF (Kammtail Virtual Foil) tube shape, Adjustable Top Tube IsoSpeed, Micro-adjust seatmast, tapered head tube, direct mount rim brakes, invisible cable routing, control center, precision water bottle placement, Aero 3S chain keeper, DuoTrap S compatible|
|Fork||Madone KVF full carbon, carbon tapered steerer, carbon dropouts, Madone integrated brake|
|Headset||Madone integrated, stainless cartridge bearings, sealed, 1-3/8" top, 1.5" bottom|
|Rims/Wheels||Bontrager Aeolus Pro 5 Tubeless Ready|
|Tires||Bontrager R3 Hard-Case Lite, 120 tpi, aramid bead, 700x25c|
|Front Derailleur||Shimano Dura-Ace, braze-on|
|Rear Derailleur||Shimano Dura-Ace|
|Cassette/Rear Cogs||Shimano Dura-Ace, 11-28, 11 speed|
|Shifters||Shimano Dura-Ace, 11 speed|
|Handlebars||Madone specific adjustable aero VR-CF, internal cable routing|
|Stem||Madone specific internal cable routing|
|Brakes||Madone aero, integrated|
|Saddle||Bontrager Montrose Elite, titanium rails|
|Seat Post||Madone carbon seatpost, 25mm offset w/integrated light mount|
* Subject to change without notice.