Émonda SL 5 Women's is fast and lightweight women's carbon road bike, with a balanced ride quality, superior handling characteristics, touchpoints designed specifically for women, and a parts group that's fast and dependable over the long haul. It's a great choice for century rides on hilly terrain, fast climbs, and speedy descents.
It's right for you if...
You want the performance of a lightweight carbon bike at a great value. You also like the fit and feel of a bike made for women and, like us, you believe women's bikes should have the same exact performance features as their mainline counterparts.
The tech you get
A lightweight 500 Series OCLV Carbon frame, with women's specific touchpoints and dependable parts designed for years of great rides, like a full 2x11 Shimano 105 drivetrain, powerful Shimano 105 direct mount rim brakes, a Ride Tuned alloy seatmast cap, and Bontrager Affinity Tubeless Ready wheels.
The final word
If you're going to put money into any part of a bike, invest in the frame. Émonda SL 5 Women's can climb with the best, and its precise handling delivers confidence on the road. The ride quality and reliable drivetrain that make it a great first carbon road bike or a high-value upgrade.
Why you'll love it
- It's our best-value carbon Émonda, with a ride quality that comes only from OCLV Carbon
- It makes the a perfect upgrade from an aluminum road bike for riders looking for the performance advantage of a lighter frame with superior handling characteristics
- Like every Émonda, it's built to be the lightest and fastest in its class and backed by our lifetime warranty
|Frame||Ultralight 500 Series OCLV Carbon, tapered head tube, BB90, direct mount rim brakes, internal cable routing, DuoTrap S compatible, Ride Tuned seatmast|
|Fork||Émonda carbon, tapered steerer, direct mount rim brakes|
|Headset||Integrated, cartridge bearing, sealed, 1-1/8" top, 1.5" bottom|
|Rims/Wheels||Bontrager Affinity Tubeless Ready|
|Tires||Bontrager R1 Hard-Case Lite, 700x 25c|
|Front Derailleur||Shimano 105, braze-on|
|Rear Derailleur||Shimano 105|
|Cassette/Rear Cogs||Shimano 105, 11-28, 11 speed|
|Shifters||Shimano 105, 11 speed|
|Handlebars||Bontrager Comp VR-S, 31.8mm|
|Stem||Bontrager Elite, 31.8mm, 7 degree, w/computer & light mounts|
|Brakes||Shimano 105 direct mount|
|Saddle||Bontrager Ajna Comp, chromoly rails|
|Seat Post||Bontrager Ride Tuned alloy seatmast cap, 10mm offset|
* Subject to change without notice.