Trek Domane SL 5 2020 [Review]
Reviewed by Pedallers
Last Updated on December 1, 2020
Trek Domane 5.2 Compact 2020 [Review]
The Trek Domane is a light and smooth bike suitable and fine-tuned for races to bring about high performance and comfort. The bike is composed with a carbon frame that makes for speed, lesser weight, and stiffness while also being compliant and exerting confidence to the rider.
The bike Bontrager tires are smooth-rolling, stable, and improve the quality of the rides; the braking system is also smooth and geometry supplies the rider with the confidence to take charge. With this bike, a racer can enjoy longer, smooth, powerful, aggressive and compliance regardless of the terrain and length.
An OCLV Carbon Frame
This is just the right frame that makes the rider to excel on rough roads even for longer and harder rides. While being built for speed and stability, thus light frame also reduces the fatigue bumps and is a beautiful combination of stiffness, comfort, durability and excellence. The Power Construction of this bike also allows the rider to pedal more efficiently, thus making the rider go faster.
R3 Bontrager Tires
These are race-inclined and puncture-protected tires that roll fast, are lightweight, and have aero wings, which give the rider an aerodynamic edge. In addition, these tires provide sharp movements in corners and in turn, making it superior with its durable thread material and efficient at moving up and down hills. These durable tires are supple, stable at speed levels, providing good traction and tenacious grip, and are 12% more puncture-protected than other tires.
Paradigm Bontrager Saddle
These Bontrager saddles are designed to improve the rider’s performance by featuring components that improve the health of the skeletal system of the rider. The saddle is versatile as it supports the posture 2 and 3 of riders, reducing the pressure on the rider’s by evenly distributing it across the saddle due to the presence of the hollow rails and also reducing fatigue on the part of the rider. This leather saddle is designed to improve comfort and enhance natural flowing movements.
These are excellent brakes that make the rider take control over the ride by having a balanced composition of the right amount of stability, looks, weight, clearance, confidence, and rigidity. They improve rides and make the rider feel confident with its consistent power in all weather conditions and terrains, reducing fatigue and requiring low maintenance and suitable for various riding styles while being long-lasting.
Frame: An OCLV Carbon 500 series frame with Isospeed and fenders.
Crank: Ultegra Shimano
Stem: 31.8mm Race Bontrager
Brakes: Ultegra Shimano
Wheels: Tubeless ready Bontrager
Fork: Trek Carbon Isospeed
Saddle: Paradigm Bontrager with hollow sections
Tires: R3 Bontrager tires
Shifters: 11-spwed Shimano
Handlebar: 31.8mm Race Bontrager
Rear Derailleur: Ultegra
Cassette: 11-speed Ultegra Shimano
Front Derailleur: Braze on Ultegra
Seatpost: 20mm Bontrager
Headset: Integrated FSA
- The Trek Domane 5.2 Compact Bike is built to excel in races
- The bike is absorbs double amount of road shock and vibration
- The bike is versatile and suited for rough terrains
- The bike so has fenders
- The bike is not an aerodynamic bike.
Is the Trek Domane suited for beginners?
Yes, it is
Is the Trek Domane a unisex bike?
The Trek Domane is a versatile bike suited to meet the needs of the rider by providing them with a high level of safety, balance, stability, comfort, and durability. The fork is composed to absorb double the normal amount of shock and the brakes are excellent, the frame is also an OCLV powerful frame, the tires are protected and the braking parts provide smooth and comfortable rides. Furthermore, the bike is suited to fit both males and females and also beginners.