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by Shane Stokes
June 15, 2017
In today’s Daily News Digest: Sagan extends record with victory on stage 5 of the Tour de Suisse; Roglic wins prologue of Ster ZLM Toer; Romano wins stage 6 of the U23 Giro d’Italia; Former UCI president Hein Verbruggen loses fight against leukaemia; British Cycling discrimination report released amid claims of whitewash; Cookson ‘would be surprised’ if rumoured rivals for UCI presidency stand for election; Deutsch carves out Trans Am lead, records on the line; Trek expands endurance range with new entry-level Domane AL aluminum models; Video: Peter Sagan press conference after stage 5 of the 2017 Tour de Suisse; Video: Tour de Suisse 2017 – full prologue of Peter Sagan; Video: Disc Brakes Vs Rim Brakes with Chris Hoy; Video: how not to watch a bike race; Sagan’s Suisse celebration.
Trek has announced two new entry-level Domane AL aluminum models to fill out its collection of endurance road bikes, featuring the same relaxed riding positions, forgiving handling, and 28mm tire clearances as other rim-brake Domanes, but without the mechanical front and rear bump-absorbing devices that grace the more premium versions.
Other features include TIG-welded 100 Series Alpha aluminum frames, IsoSpeed carbon forks with straight 1 1/8″ steerers, tubeless-compatible aluminum clincher rims, front and rear fender mounts, and rear rack mounts.
Trek will offer two Domane AL models each for both men and women, either with Shimano Sora or Shimano Claris drivetrains, depending on region.
Click through to see more at Trek’s website.