2022 · TrekÉmonda SL 6 Disc

A carbon frame race bike with high-end components and hydraulic disc brakes.

2022 Trek Émonda SL 6 Disc
Weight18.2 lbs
Wheels700c Aluminum
Drivetrain2 × 11
BrakesHydraulic Disc
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2 × 11 — 22 speed

Émonda SL 6 Disc

41 mph

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

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

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Trek Émonda SL 6 eTap review

Warren RossiterOct 2022

A climb-friendly bike with aero styling

  • Snappy handling

  • Fast to respond through the pedals

  • Power meter included in a fine package

  • Faster tyres would enhance its ride further

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Aero Tuning Makes the New Trek Émonda Faster Than Ever

Aug 2022

Already one of the fiercest climbing bikes available, the new Émonda is even faster thanks to a dose of aero.

  • Light and aerodynamic

  • Easy to service

  • Proper race bike feel and handling

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Trek Émonda SL 5 Disc

Stu KertonApr 2022

The Émonda is a classic all-rounder, fun, fast and stiff, although this model isn't the lightest

  • Internal cable routing gives a very clean look

  • A great all-rounder

  • Good finishing kit

  • Not exactly light

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Cycling Weekly
Trek Émonda SL6 Pro

James BraceyAug 2020

Trek's latest GC/climbing bike has undergone an aero transformation, but has it helped?

  • Efficient power transfer

  • Excellent handling prowess

  • Compliant ride

  • New SL frame has lost some of the excitement of the existing Émonda

  • Heavy for a 'climbing' bike

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Trek's Madone follows Émonda's lead, gets OCLV 800

Dan CavallariJul 2020

OCLV 800 launched with Trek's feathery Émonda, but now the brand's flagship aero bike gets this lighter, stiffer carbon — along with a T47 BB.

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Trek Émonda goes aero, gains T47 BB, Aeolus RSL integrated bar-stem & sub-700g frame!

Jun 2020

Have you seen Bontrager’s new Aeolus carbon wheel lineup? Spanning the gap between budget and race ready, the aerodynamic hoops are the perfect complement to another new Trek product launching today – the all new Émonda. Fans of super light, efficient climbing bikes needn’t worry. The Émonda is still as light as ever, but now […]

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Gran Fondo Magazine
2021 Trek Émonda SLR 9 eTap road bike first ride review – An aerodynamic climber

Benjamin TopfJun 2020

With Trek's completely revised 2021 Émonda SLR 9 eTap, the American brand's lightest frame goes into the 3rd generation. Have Trek managed to design an aerodynamic climbing specialist that performs just as well on flat terrain? How does it compare to the Madone? Our first ride review includes everything you need to know about the brand new bike!

  • Light-footedness and speed in every situation

  • High precision

  • Race-level stiffness when attacking

  • Coherent overall concept

  • Tidy look with excellent attention to detail

  • Race-level stiffness all the time

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Canadian Cycling Magazine
The alloy Trek Émonda ALR disc review

Philippe TremblayMar 2019

Sleek looking and smart riding sparkling purple frame makes a strong case to build a dream machine with an aluminium frameset

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Ultralight 500 Series OCLV Carbon, Ride Tuned performance tube optimisation, tapered head tube, internal routing, DuoTrap S-compatible, flat-mount disc, 142x12 mm thru axle

BB StandardT47, Threaded

Tire Clearance28c

ColorsLithium Grey / Brushed Chrome; Trek Black / Radioactive Red


Émonda SL full carbon, tapered carbon steerer, internal brake routing, flat-mount disc, 12x100 mm thru axle

Bottom Bracket

Praxis, T47 threaded, internal bearing


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


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


Bontrager Aeolus Comp, steel rails, 145 mm width


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

Rear Derailleur

Shimano Ultegra R8000, short cage, 30T max cog

Front Derailleur

Shimano Ultegra R8000, braze-on


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


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


Shimano Ultegra R8000, 11-30, 11 speed


Shimano Ultegra HG701, 11 speed


Shimano Ultegra hydraulic disc


Bontrager Paradigm Comp, Tubeless Ready, 24-hole, 21mm width, presta valve

Rear Hub

Bontrager Affinity Comp, Shimano 11/12 speed freehub, 142x12mm thru axle


Bontrager R2 Hard-Case Lite, aramid bead, 60 tpi, 700x28 c

Disk Rotors

Shimano RT800, CenterLock, 160 mm

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