Trek says farewell to Contador with custom Émonda SLR

Contador_Frame_top_tube_soc.jpgAs it’s become tradition, today Trek presented Alberto Contador with a very special bike to commemorate his racing career. The custom Émonda SLR was unveiled at the team presentation for the Vuelta a España, which will be the last race of Contador’s career.  It’s been 14 years since El Pistolero joined the pro ranks, all of which culminating at the end of the Vuelta on September 10th, in Madrid…
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All photos c. Trek/Luis Angel Gomez/BettiniPhoto

 

Painted with a split of Quicksilver matte and Metallic Charcoal gloss, the bike understated yet rich with details that highlight all three grand tours and his overall race wins. Emblazoned on the downtube is “Querer Es Poder” or “where there’s a will, there’s a way” which Trek says is Alberto’s personal mantra.

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Here’s to a great final race, and have fun in retirement Alberto!

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