Katie Compton’s Boone 9 Cyclocross Bike – Test2
When you win the USA Cycling Cyclocross National Championships nine times, it’s understandable that the world’s only cyclocross magazine and website profiles your bikes quite a number of times as well. We’ve geeked out over Compton’s past bikes over the years, which have included models from Primus Mootry, Stevens and Giant, along with her 2013 National Championship-winning Trek aluminum prototype, this season’s Trek Crockett, and her Boone debut on January 1.
Katie Compton’s Trek Boone 9 cyclocross bike with her own kFc logo. © Cyclocross Magazine
Compton’s new bikes differ greatly from Sven Nys’ Trek Boone bikes not only in size and color scheme, but in component and brake selection. Compton has been racing cantilevers, and is sponsored by SRAM and thus rides SRAM Red components, while Nys has always used Shimano. The two champions share the same wheel and cockpit choices, but differ even in tire brands.
Katie Compton’s Trek Boone 9 she plans to race at the 2014 Cyclocross National Championships. © Cyclocross Magazine
See the slideshow on the next page for detailed photos of the bike Compton will race in the 2014 Cyclocross National Championships in Boulder, Colorado. Also see the specs of her bike, and a weight as verified by Cyclocross Magazine.