2021 Trek Émonda SL 6 Pro

A carbon frame race bike with high-end components and hydraulic disc brakes, priced near the low end of the Émonda model range.

2021 Trek Émonda SL 6 Pro
MSRP$3,799
Weight17.7 lbs
FrameCarbon
ForkCarbon
Wheels700c Carbon
Tire Clearance28c
Drivetrain2 × 11
GroupsetUltegra

BrakesHydraulic Disc
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Gearing

2 × 11 — 22 speed

Émonda SL 6 Pro

41 mph

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The Émonda SL 6 Pro is easier to ride up hills than similar bikes.

Similar bikes won‘t keep up with the Émonda SL 6 Pro while riding downhill or sprinting.


Estimated Spec Level

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Geometry

Sizing
47cm

4'11" – 5'3"

50cm

5'1" – 5'5"

52cm

5'3" – 5'7"

54cm

5'5" – 5'9"

56cm

5'8" – 6'0"

58cm

5'10" – 6'2"

60cm

6'0" – 6'4"

62cm

6'2" – 6'5"


Specs
Build
Frame

Ultralight 500 Series OCLV Carbon, Ride Tuned performance tube optimization, tapered head tube, internal routing, DuoTrap S compatible, flat mount disc, 142x12mm thru axle

BB StandardT47, threaded

Tire Clearance28c

ColorsLithium Grey / Brushed Chrome; Trek Black / Radioactive Red

Fork

Emonda SL full carbon, tapered carbon steerer, internal brake routing, flat mount disc, 12x100mm thru axle

Bottom Bracket

Praxis, T47 threaded, internal bearing

Stem

Size: 47, Bontrager Pro, 31.8mm, Blendr compatible, 7 degree, 70mm length; Size: 50, Bontrager Pro, 31.8mm, Blendr compatible, 7 degree, 80mm length; Size: 52, 54, Bontrager Pro, 31.8mm, Blendr compatible, 7 degree, 90mm length; Size: 56, Bontrager Pro, 31.8mm, Blendr compatible, 7 degree, 100mm length; Size: 58, 60, 62, Bontrager Pro, 31.8mm, Blendr compatible, 7 degree, 110mm length

Handlebar

Size: 47, 50, Bontrager Elite VR-C, alloy, 31.8mm, 100mm reach, 124mm drop, 38cm width; Size: 52, Bontrager Elite VR-C, alloy, 31.8mm, 100mm reach, 124mm drop, 40cm width; Size: 54, 56, 58, Bontrager Elite VR-C, alloy, 31.8mm, 100mm reach, 124mm drop, 42cm width; Size: 60, 62, Bontrager Elite VR-C, alloy, 31.8mm, 100mm reach, 124mm drop, 44cm width

Saddle

Bontrager Aeolus Comp, steel rails, 145mm width

Seatpost

Size: 47, 50, 52, 54, Bontrager carbon seatmast cap, 20mm offset, short length; Size: 56, 58, 60, 62, Bontrager carbon seatmast cap, 20mm offset, tall length

Groupset
Rear Derailleur

Shimano Ultegra R8000, short cage, 30T max cog

Front Derailleur

Shimano Ultegra R8000, braze-on

Crank

Size: 47, Shimano Ultegra R8000, 52/36, 165mm length; Size: 50, 52, Shimano Ultegra R8000, 52/36, 170mm length; Size: 54, 56, 58, Shimano Ultegra R8000, 52/36, 172.5mm length; Size: 60, 62, Shimano Ultegra R8000, 52/36, 175mm length

Shifters

Size: 47, 50, 52, Shimano Ultegra R8025, short-reach lever, 11 speed; Size: 54, 56, 58, 60, 62, Shimano Ultegra R8020, 11-speed

Cassette

Shimano Ultegra R8000, 11-30, 11 speed

Chain

Shimano Ultegra HG701, 11-speed

Brakes

Shimano Ultegra hydraulic disc, flat mount

Wheels
Rims

Bontrager Aeolus Elite 35, OCLV Carbon, Tubeless Ready, 35mm rim depth, 100x12mm thru axle

Tires

Bontrager R2 Hard-Case Lite, aramid bead, 60 tpi, 700x25c

Disk Rotors

Shimano RT800, centerlock, 160mm

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