Madone and Speed Concept machines join the team Leopard-Trek, giving them black and blue, the colors for their 2011 season look. Leopard Trek team, which is a full pro-tour squad of 29 riders based in Luxembourg, won nine of the last 12 Tours de France. Trek Bicycle and Team Leopard True signed a partnership agreement for 2011 and beyond. Trek Bicycle agrees to be the Luxembourg-based team’s supplier for technical direction, which includes Madone and Speed Concept time trial bikes.
First, the Madone 6 Series, which is hand built in Waterloo, WI, USA, is considered the world’s most technologically advanced bike. Made from Trek’s exclusive defense-grade HexSL carbon, this bike seamlessly integrates the perfect-shifting Di2 electronic drive train and takes pride with a pedigree of 9 Tour de France victories. Second, the Speed Concept 9 Series is said to be the world’s fastest time trial bike as well as the most aerodynamic, the most fully integrated, the best fitting, and the best handling bike in the world. Leopard-Trek team will also use Bontrager wheels and accessories, the Aeolus and Race XXX Lite for races and the Classic line for training, and Dura-Ace components with Di2 technology, exclusively on all bikes for the next four years.