Trek Boone Cyclocross Bike

5/5 (2 Reviews)

Product Description

  • Smooth IsoSpeed decoupler: Rough courses are no match for IsoSpeed technology. Our innovative decoupler doubles vertical compliance so you ride stronger, longer.
  • OCLV Carbon technology: Ultra lightweight Trek OCLV Carbon with built-in Carbon Armor protection flies over the roughest courses and lives to race another day.
  • Pure race geometry: With Katie Compton’s expert input, we’ve tweaked the geometry for a powerful, fast, smooth ride that dominates on the most challenging terrain.

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Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by evacek

Date Reviewed: October 29, 2014

Strengths:    Great all-rounder, light, stiff, tough! This is the only bike I need!

Weaknesses:    Seatmast assembly requires cleaning monthly to keep from squeaking. Not a big deal once you figure out how/what to clean.

Bottom Line:   
Bought this Boone 5 to be my road bike, gravel bike & cx bike. I just switch the wheels around. Sound crazy? Well, it works damn well! I just couldn't find a better looking/sounding bike for $2450 after 10% off. After one season of beating the hell out of this bike through 5 road races, 2 100+ mile gravel grinders, 5 cx races & a zillion training miles of all three, I have not been disappointed! Actually, it was my best season ever. Wether the bike is responsible for that or better training, I don't know. But I can tell you it sure was nice only having 1 bike position to get used to. The bike weighs just over 18lbs with the stock wheels & everything. And the stock wheels, the new bontrager tlr wheels, have been a nice surprise. The stock tektro brakes are wonderful too. Much better than the other Tektro's I've had. Can't go wrong with a Shimano 105 workhorse drivetrain either. Even the grippy stock tires work great for cx, and at 180lbs, I've ran them down to 40 psi on those great wide rims. I do put on burlier tires for gravel rides though. The frame geometry seems to work just as advertised. I never felt myself not being able to handle any course I rode position-wise, and always felt balanced and in position to attack. The Isospseed Decoupler definetly smooth things out. This benefit is huge in a 100+ mile gravel race. It's also noticeable on the road. As for cx, I won my cat in the last event I did on the bumpiest course you could imagine. I did mention above that the seatmast assembly needs cleaning monthly or so. It creaks when dirty. Easy to clean after you figure it out. By the way, for $1200 more the Boone 9 is only 1 pound lighter. My buddy bought one after he saw how well the Boone 5 worked for me. Loves his too! Another buddy bought a $3000 carbon Specialized Crux and it weighs 24 lbs stock. Are you kidding me! I hope this quick review helps!

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Favorite Ride:   All of them.

Price Paid:    $2450.00

Purchased At:   LBS

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Suzuki43

Date Reviewed: July 30, 2014

Strengths:    Engineering, craftsmanship, and low weight

Weaknesses:    None that I can say at this time.

Bottom Line:   
AT this point I have not completed my build. It eventually will have SRAM 22 (Red Cranks), TRP HY/RD brakes, wheels yet to be decided!

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Favorite Ride:   Stevens Carbon Team

Similar Products Used:   My previous CX bike was

Bike Setup:   Mix of SRAM 22 Force (Der/Shift), Red Cranks. TRP HY/RD Brakes. Easton EC90 XC 29er wheels are a top choice for hoops

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Bontrager NCS Fenders on Boone 9 Disc

Hello--Anyone install Bontrager NCS fenders on a Trek Boone 9 Disc? These fenders are recommended by Trek for this bike but I'm not sure where to attach the rear fender [U]behind the seattube [/U](do you use the di2 battery bolts on the seattube?) and the front fender [U]disc caliper-side [/U](no h ... Read More »

Trek boone seat cap

Built up my size 56 trek boone and it came with a short seat cap so I need to get another one since I'm already over the minimum insertion line. While thats mildly irritating that I need to buy the longer cap my questions relates to the offset and how the speed coupler works. I was going to ge ... Read More »

Boone Frameset issue

Not a huge issue, but the cover on my iso-speed seatpost thing keeps popping off (61cm frame). Not an issue, but it does cover the bearings in there... I saw another boone 9 frame set last night (size 56). Both bikes riders 180-200#. Anyone else have this 'pop' up on their frames? I am in co ... Read More »

Trek Boone Sizing issue. Ideas?

I'm 6'3" with roughly a 34" inseam. My seat height on a 60cm Trek Domane road bike is right around 84-84.5cm. Trek Boone sizing goes from a 58cm to a 61cm and the issue I'm finding is the maximum seat mast height on the 58 maxes out at ~83cm. If I was going to be racing cross I don't think i'd find ... Read More »

Boone 5

Anybody have one of these in disc or canti and care to share the stock weights?Read More »

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