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Trek Speed Concept 7.5

Trek Speed Concept 7.5

2013

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5.0 stars
 (7 Reviews)
$2,999.99
$4,039.99
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2013 Trek Speed Concept 7.5

Miles ahead of other bikes in its class, against the clock, and out on the road, Trek's Speed Concept 7.5 is all about optimum aerodynamics and serious speed. Its full-carbon frame uses unique Kammtail shapes that cheat the wind even when it's coming from the side and provide excellent pedaling efficiency for maximum efficiency whether you go short or long. Other aero tricks include hidden brakes, cables and a computer sensor that's built into the frame. Even the wheel quick releases hide from the wind, while the Bontrager tires do their part optimizing airflow past the aero wheels. This clock-beater boasts a proven Shimano Ultegra/Dura-Ace parts group for pro-level braking and shifting and light, aero Bontrager wheels for more free speed.

Features and Information

 
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    Specification Description
    Frame Trek 500 Series OCLV Carbon w/E2 head tube
    Fork Bontrager Speed Concept KVF E2 carbon
    Rims/Wheels Bontrager Race Lite
    Hubs See Rims/Wheels
    Spokes See Rims/Wheels
    Tires Bontrager R3, 700 x 23c
    Crankset Shimano Ultegra
    Chainrings 53/39
    Front Derailleur Shimano Ultegra
    Rear Derailleur Shimano Ultegra
    Rear Cogs Shimano 105, 10-speed: 11-25
    Shifters Shimano Dura-Ace bar-end
    Handlebars Bontrager Race X Lite Bullhorn, carbon w/Race Lite clip-ons
    Tape/Grips Bontrager Gel cork
    Stem Bontrager Race X Lite
    Brake Levers Bontrager Race Lite aero
    Brakes Front: Shimano Ultegra; Rear: Bontrager Speed Concept integrated
    Saddle Bontrager RXL Hilo, Ti rails
    Seatpost Bontrager Speed Concept Race X Lite, carbon

    * Subject to change without notice.

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    Option Barcode Manufacturer's Part Number Store SKU
    Medium 00768682310304 14850005413 SPE475604943
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    5.0 stars

    (based on 7 reviews)

    100%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Handles Well  (5)
    • Responsive  (4)
    • Fast  (4)
    • Lightweight  (4)
    • Comfortable  (4)

    Cons

    • Brakes Could Be Better 
    • Mechanically Challenging 
    • None at all 

    Best Uses

    • Racing  (4)
    • Serious Training  (3)
    • Exercising  (2)
    • Time Trial 
    • Triathlon 

    Reviewed by 7 customers

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    5.0

    A revolutionary bike

    By Ryan

    from Colorado Springs, CO

    About Me Competitive Cyclist

    Pros

    • Agressive
    • Handles Well
    • Aggressive
    • Clean
    • Good Geometry
    • Lightweight
    • Responsive
    • Internal Wiring
    • Fast
    • Comfortable

    Cons

    • Mechanically Challenging

    Best Uses

    • Triathlon
    • Racing
    • Time Trial
    • Serious Training

    Comments:

    Being a triathlete who is always looking for a competitive edge and keeps an eye on the podium at all races, this bike is the key. Whether you want to get as aero as possible in a deep aggressive position or if you are the rider who looks for a more friendly position, this bike has all the different spectrums you are looking for. It's fast, responsive, stiff, and fantastic to ride. The only fall back is you may need to brush up on your bike maintenance skills cause this thing is no joke. Trek did everything right with the 2014 Speed Concept.

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    5.0

    The Merc of Bikes

    By SamSez

    from Sydney - Australia

    About Me Competitive Cyclist

    Pros

    • Responsive
    • Lightweight
    • Good Geometry
    • Comfortable
    • Fast
    • Handles Well

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Racing
      • Exercising

      Comments:

      Such a great machine, bought it for my first ironman for next year, it's simply so smooth, fast and as aerodynamic as it gets, the only disappointment was that the standard version does not come with at least the Aura 5 wheel like last years version.

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      5.0

      Speed Concept is Fast!

      By Billy Hughes

      from Texas

      About Me Competitive Cyclist

      Pros

      • Attractive Design
      • Handles Well
      • Fast

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Road Biking

        Comments:

        I use this bike to competet in Time Trials and during stage races.It has helped keep me in the timed stage race game. Thanks TREK!

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        3.0

        Nice Ride

        By Dave

        from Marietta, GA

        About Me Competitive Cyclist

        Pros

        • Attractive Design
        • Great Components

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments:

            I bought this bike for sprint/olympic distance Tri racing. In the future I plan on doing half/full ironman. I'm am tall 6'4" and I bought an XL frame. It would be nice if Trek had the option for a longer seat post. I had to go with an aftermarket seat to go above 86.6 seat height. I also had to change the bontrager clip-on's with profile design to get a wider fit on the areo bars. Other than some fit issues for tall people it seems to be a solid bike.

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            (4 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Buy this bike if you want to go fast

            By Davidj

            from Northwest NJ

            About Me Competitive Cyclist

            Pros

            • Comfortable
            • Lightweight
            • Responsive
            • Fast
            • Stiff
            • Handles Well

            Cons

            • Brakes Could Be Better

            Best Uses

            • Racing
            • Serious Training
            • Triathlons

            Comments:

            I race about 10 triathlons a year (mostly 70.3's and full irons) and had a aluminum/ carbon fork/seatpost tri bike. But I wanted to get faster so with the help of my LBS which did an awesome bike fit and knows my riding style we decided on the 7.5. My first ride I knew I was on a special bike- it just kept accelerating. The fit is perfect and the bike is so solid- you can really tell the difference between an aluminum frame and carbon. In my first race on the bike (a VERY hilly 70.3 Tri, I was about 5 minutes faster than my previous bike PR (and there was over 3500 feet of climbing on wet roads (so descending was slow). And when I hit the run I felt stronger- and ran 3 minutes faster than my previous PR. So is this a good bike- nope, it is a GREAT bike. I highly recommend talking to your local shop about getting on a Trek Speed Concept!

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            (4 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            You Must Go Get One

            By Pro-In-Training

            from Houston, TX

            About Me

            Pros

            • Fast responsive dynamic

            Cons

            • None at all

            Best Uses

            • Competitive Cyclist

            Comments:

            I picked my speed concept up last night when I saw it all I could do was jump up and down and roll on the floor because it is an awesome piece of equipment. I am recovering from an achellies rupture and I bought this to inspire me to get back in shape. I flew home from the bike store in order to take it out for a ride. I was like a kid in the candy store. I asked my husband to come look at me as I flew by! This bike is effortless!! Julie watch out I am on your left!!

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            (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Get your own; This one is MINE.

            By RyDog

            from Trenton, Ohio

            About Me Competitive Cyclist

            Pros

            • Handles Well
            • Lightweight
            • Fast
            • Good Geometry
            • Comfortable
            • Responsive

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Racing
              • Exercising
              • Serious Training

              Comments:

              I started with Sprint Tri's; moved up to Olympic Distance; and with this self propelled crotch rocket it's time for the IronMan.

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