LeMond Bicycles Tourmalet Road Bike

4.86/5 (22 Reviews)

Product Description

Frame Material: 6066 aluminum
Frame Angles: 73.5 head, 72.5 seat
Sizes: 49cm, 51cm, 53cm, 55cm, 57cm, 59cm, 61cm
Colors: Silver/Green
Fork: Bontrager Race Carbon
Rear Shock: Not applicable
Brake Levers: Shimano 105 STI Dual Control
Handlebar: 3T T.H.E.
Stem: 3T T.H.E.
Headset: 1 1/8" threadless Cane Creek C1
Front Der: Shimano 105
Crankset: Shimano 105, 39/53 teeth
Rear Der: Shimano Ultegra SS
Pedals: Shimano PD-M520 SPD
Tires: 700 x 25c Bontrager Select

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Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by gggggggggggg a Road Racer

Date Reviewed: November 3, 2009

Strengths:    hills sprints its a well rounded bike anddoesnt have any major flaws

Weaknesses:    its wheel set is a bit heavy

Bottom Line:   
i bought the 2008 version and went for my first training ride with it last saterday.i was terring up hills faster than ever.i was thrilled when we got lost.i bought my bike used and everything seemed kinda tight.i tryed reworking the bearings but they stilll werent super smooth so i bought new hubs and over hauled the bottom bracket im considering replacing it thougth. even thougth its grupo is kinda towards the bottom end product range take good care of them and there pretty smooth so yeah cant wait till my next ride or race

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Favorite Ride:   last saterday

Price Paid:    $400.00

Purchased At:   lehigh valley prefer

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Hellasgator a Recreational Rider

Date Reviewed: June 4, 2009

Bottom Line:   
I purchased the 2008 edition and absolutely love it. THe ride is easy with the carbon rear triangle, fork and seat post. It is also a very stiff ride for those who like to drop the hammer. Bike is well worth the not so expensive price tag.

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Favorite Ride:   anywhere on a cool morning

Price Paid:    $900.00

Purchased At:   Ebay

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Al W a Recreational Rider

Date Reviewed: February 20, 2009

Strengths:    Comfortable frame, Tiagra shifts nice, wheels are bullet proof

Weaknesses:    - Saddle.

Bottom Line:   
Was looking for an entry level racing bike after being out of the sport for a 10+ years. Tried to get the 2007 (red) model due to the full 105, but my size was not available. '08 model componentry drops a little to Tiagra, but IMHO a better frame. Aluminum main triangle with carbon fork and rear end.

All in all, a very nice ride.

Actually at 2008 (black and white)

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Favorite Ride:   Waterfront + Lands End

Price Paid:    $1200.00

Purchased At:   Straight Up Cycles

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by canflyboy a Recreational Rider

Date Reviewed: August 30, 2008

Strengths:    Speed, comfort, good components at a great price.

Weaknesses:    Brakes and myself

Bottom Line:   
Bike is actually a 2008 model.

I started road riding again this spring after a 25 year hiatus. I started with a Brodie cyclocross which was an excellent multipurpose ride. During the week, I mount a rack on it and it becomes my commuter. Daily commute, about 35 miles. Weekends, I'd mount 23mm tires and go roading with my buds. It was always a struggle keeping up with these guys and for the most part, I attributed it to myself.

About a month ago, I went to get a tire for my cyclocross and ended up buying the Tourmalet (go figure).

What a difference. It was as if I found a couple new gears. Went on my Saturday morning ride with the regulars and couldn't believe how much easier it was keeping up with the pace and how much energy I had in reserve after the ride. And fast!

I like the geometry of the Lemond. I'm a bit longer in the torso and shorter in the leg and really felt comfortable on the bike. Stock seat is surprisingly comfortable and shifts are butter smooth. Brakes are so-so and I might try different pads in the future, but they are more than adequate. Handling is superb, and the ride is a big improvement over the cyclocross.

Although this was a unexpected purchase, I've tried a Specialized Allez and a Felt Z65 and a very happy with the Lamond

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Favorite Ride:   Early Saturday Morning Grouppo

Price Paid:    $750.00

Purchased At:   LBS

Similar Products Used:   Brodie Romulus, Specialized Allez, Felt F65

Bike Setup:   Bone Stock

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by bbpacc a Road Racer

Date Reviewed: August 26, 2008

Strengths:    Durable

Weaknesses:    Handlebars are a bit wide, I've experienced a little back soreness after some rides cause of it.

Bottom Line:   
Great bike!! Came equipped with Ultegra rear, and 105 for all other components. They downgraded the componentry for the later models. For over two years I have had no problems with it.

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Favorite Ride:   anything with climbing

Price Paid:    $1099.00

Purchased At:   Holmes Bikes in Camp

Bike Setup:   Ultegra rear, 105 all other components
Bontrager Race Lite

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