New models and more disc brakes in 2016 lineup Trek has announced an overhaul of its Boone and Crockett cyclocross bikes ahead of the world championships in Heusden-Zolder, Belgium (link is external) , this weekend.
This might seem an odd time of year to be releasing a revamped cyclocross lineup but at least the bikes will be out there in plenty of time for the 2016-17 season!
The changes are to specs, colours and graphics, with more disc brakes than previously. Just two bikes in the range are now equipped with cantilever brakes – the Boone Race Shop Limited and the Boone 7. All of the disc brake bikes have 15mm thru-axle forks, and nearly all of the forks have carbon steerers. The exceptions are the Boone 5 Disc and the Crockett 5 Disc which have aluminium steerers.
There are two new Boone models, Boone being Trek’s carbon cyclocross frame with an IsoSpeed decoupler to smooth the ride. This technology, first introduced on the Domane road bike, allows the seat tube to move independently of the rest of the frame.
Rather than being in front of the seat tube as it is on the Domane, the Boone’s IsoSpeed decoupler is inline with […]