Émonda SL 5 Disc is lightweight carbon road bike with a balanced ride quality, superior handling characteristics, and the added benefit of hydraulic disc brakes for all-weather stopping power. It’s a great choice for century rides on hilly terrain, big climbs, and speedy descents.
It’s right for you if…
You want the performance of a lightweight carbon bike at a great value. You’re a new racer or dedicated road rider looking to upgrade from an aluminum bike, and you want dependable parts, confident stopping power, and the weight savings and ride quality of an OCLV Carbon frame.
The tech you get
A lightweight 500 Series OCLV Carbon frame and fork, with a full Shimano 105 11-speed drivetrain, powerful flat-mount Shimano hydraulic disc brakes, a Ride Tuned seatmast cap, internal cable routing for clean looks, and Bontrager Tubeless Ready wheels.
The final word
The lightweight Émonda SL 5 Disc climbs with the best of them and delivers all the stopping power and control you’ll need for big descents. The hydraulic disc brake upgrade and reliable drivetrain make it a great choice for your first carbon road bike.