2019 Madone SL 6Madone SL 6 carries forward the advanced aerodynamic performance and all-round ride quality as other Madone road bike models, but it keeps the price in check with a standard stem and aero bar set up for adjustability. It’s the ultimate race bike at our best value, with extraordinary race performance, aero wheels, a road-smoothing IsoSpeed decoupler, hidden cables and the sleek look that screams for speed.
Why you’ll love it
- This is the benchmark platform for racing bikes: it’s smooth, light and aero in one complete package, and this is a recipe that no competitors can touch
- All the aero advantages of Madone, plus the added capability to clip on aero bars for triathlons and time trials
- Madone SL 6 is the highest value-per-pound Madone in the family
- Let’s be honest: this bike looks incredible, like it’s breaking speed records even when it’s parked at the café for a post-ride espresso
It’s right for you if…
You want to go really flippin’ fast. You know exactly what it’s like to be off the front, battling the wind in a solo break, and want all the free speed you can get. You also know great value when you see it and appreciate the fit and customisation options of a standard bar and stem, like being able to mount aero bars for triathlon and time trials.
The tech you get
Madone SL 6 is ready to race, right out of the box. It’s built with a full Shimano Ultegra 11-speed groupset, Tubeless Ready Aeolus Comp wheels, a road-smoothing IsoSpeed decoupler and a lightweight 500 Series OCLV Carbon frame with Kammtail Virtual Foil tubes that cut through the wind.
The final word
Ferrari performance at a Fiat price point. With Madone SL 6, you get the free speed, aerodynamic advantage and superior ride quality of our ultimate race bike at a great value, plus the added ability to mount clip-on aero bars for time trials and triathlons.