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2005 Trek Madone 5.9 = $2700

Old 01-07-06, 12:14 PM
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2005 Trek Madone 5.9 = $2700

Local shop is selling Trek Madone 5.9 for $2700. Original stuff except they swapped out Dura-Ace with Ultegra (new).

Good deal?

I'm upgrading from an old Trek 5000 w/Campy.

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Ultegra 10 I persume?


What year is the frame set?
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wow-msrp on treks website for a madone 5.9w/ Dura Ace well over 5000, so if it fits, you like the ride, and have the money, I say go for it!

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Originally Posted by kingofchimps
Local shop is selling Trek Madone 5.9 for $2700. Original stuff except they swapped out Dura-Ace with Ultegra (new).

Good deal?

I'm upgrading from an old Trek 5000 w/Campy.

thanks

It is a pretty good deal. You get the 110 OCLV carbon on the 5.9 versus the 120 carbon on the 5.2 (the 120 OCLV was the factory set-up with the Ultegra).

Did they leave the Aero rims on the 5.9 or did they swich them to the X-lites.

The 5.9 had carbon bars, did they swap out the carbon bars too??

If they just put the Ultegra on then I think it is a pretty good deal. If they started canabalizing then probably not.

I saw a 5.2 Ultegra from "last year" 2005 for $2,200 at the LBS. If the rest of this bike is stripped back to 5.2 specs then you are paying about $500 for a 110 frame.
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Originally Posted by my58vw
Ultegra 10 I persume?

yes - 10


What year is the frame set?
2005
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I'll check that in more detail when I go back over.

thanks - appreciate it
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What else has been swapped out? Maybe wheels?
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My local Trek dealer had a Madone 5.9 frame/fork for $1,499. Sounds like a pretty good deal to me.
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update

other things were swapped. here's the more detailed run down:

05 Madone 5.9 frame
Bontrager Race Lite wheels (not x lite)
Bont. aluminum handlebars
" " stem
Ultegra 10

Rest of bike has original specs

$2800 incl tax

One other question - I ride mainly 20-30 mi. fast/hilly recreational rides, some 50mi and an occasional 75+. This bike fairly comfortable on longer rides?

thanks to all for help
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Originally Posted by kingofchimps
update

other things were swapped. here's the more detailed run down:

05 Madone 5.9 frame
Bontrager Race Lite wheels (not x lite)
Bont. aluminum handlebars
" " stem
Ultegra 10

Rest of bike has original specs

$2800 incl tax

One other question - I ride mainly 20-30 mi. fast/hilly recreational rides, some 50mi and an occasional 75+. This bike fairly comfortable on longer rides?

thanks to all for help
Yep, they kind of canabalized it. Still a good deal though.

And yep, it is very comfortable on long rides. I usaully do about 4-5 organized centuries per year and never had a problem.

There was some info out that the very first Madones were really stiff andf Trek decided to take some of the harshness out of the ride.

Is it a Madone with the fin on the seat tube, or the Madone SL without the fin?
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>>Is it a Madone with the fin on the seat tube, or the Madone SL without the fin?<<

it has the fin

thanks for the reply - think i'm going to go get it!
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Originally Posted by kingofchimps
>>Is it a Madone with the fin on the seat tube, or the Madone SL without the fin?<<

it has the fin

thanks for the reply - think i'm going to go get it!

Go for it, you will love that bike guarenteed. At that price point you can't go wrong. The Trek 110 OCLV is the shet. The bottom bracket is really stiff and the power transfer climbing or out of the saddle sprints is incredible. Pleny compliant and comfy too on those epic rides. Descending on that frame is a treat..No weird twitchiness and no white knuckles.

Enjoy and report back after you have ridden it some.
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