The term road bike has become broader these days with the introduction of aerodynamic and endurance bikes, but traditional road bikes still remain a staple and are a preferred choice for people. The traditional road bikes are agile, lightweight and high-performing machines.
The term road bike has become broader these days with the introduction of aerodynamic and
endurance bikes, but traditional road bikes still remain a staple and are a preferred choice for people.
The traditional road bikes are agile, lightweight and high-performing machines. They come with feather-
light frames and are designed to perform well when racing on the roads or climbing mountains. For this
very reason, many racers favor traditional road bike designs over endurance and aerodynamic bikes.
Let’s take a look at some of the best traditional road bikes:
Scott Addict 30: The Scott Addict 30 has the Carbon technology frame. Its approximate weight is 7.86kg,
and race geometry is the same as Orica-GreenEDGE, it also consists of an oversized bottom bracket so
that power transfer is improved. Its frame comes in an impressive size range that varies between 47cm
Frame: Addict HMF/ IMP SUPERLIGHT Carbon Technology
Drivetrain: Shimano FC – RS500 52*36
Wheels: Shimano WH RS11-A, Continental Grand Sports Race Fold 700x23C
Trek Emonda S6: This bike was created with one goal and that was to create the lightest line of
production road bikes ever offered. This bike’s total build weight is 4.88kg for a 56 cm and it is rounded
out nicely with Shimano Ultegra groupset and Bontrager’s own wheelset and tires.
Frame: Ultralight 300 Series OCLV Carbon, E2 tapered head tube, BB86.5,
Drivetrain: Shimano Ultegra, 50/34 (compact), Shimano Ultegra RD & FD
Wheels: Bontrager alloy hubs, and Bontrager Tubeless Ready rims
Specialized Tarmac Elite
This bike ought to be one of the most successful bikes in pro-cycling history. It shares almost same
features as its cousins Contador, Aru, Sagan, Majka, and Nibali, but at a lower price tag. It has
Specialized FACT carbon frame and fork, Shimano 105 drivetrain, as well as Fulcrum Racing S5 wheels
which make it a ready-to-race package.
Frame: Specialized FACT 9r carbon, FACT construction, compact race design, 1-3/8" lower
Drivetrain: TURN Zayante by Praxis Works, BB30, 52/36T, Shimano 105 RD & FD
Wheels: Fulcrum Racing S-5, S-Works Turbo, 120TPI, folding bead, BlackBelt protection,
So, what is your pick for the best road bike under 2500 dollars? Reply in the comment section below.