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On Test: Trek Madone 5.2, November 26, 2007,

Trek's new Madone
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The new E2 front end
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The 90mm-wide bottom bracket shell
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Bottom bracket bearings
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The integrated headset
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The 'No90' fork design
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Trek sticks with reliable aluminum fork tips
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The innovative pseudo-integrated seatmast
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Trek engineers supposedly incorporated some flex
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Where'd it go?
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The new Madone uses wishbone-style seat stays.
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Trek foregoes the current industry trend
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Stainless steel guards
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Trek's new Madone uses uncharacteristically radical
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The derailleur hanger is not replaceable
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Sorry, Lance, no down tube shifters
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The rear brake housing enters here…
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…and comes out here.
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The Madone 5.2 uses Trek's mid-level
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Yup, still made in Waterloo.
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Shimano's Ultegra SL group
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The Ultegra SL rear derailleur
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The Ice Grey finish on the Ultegra SL crankset
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It's light, it looks good, and it works.
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Bontrager has revised its ubiquitous Race X Lite stem
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The versatile Variable Radius bend
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We didn't quite get on with the Bontrager Race Lite saddle
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The new Bontrager Race Lite wheelset
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Our test bike just happened to come with
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