Mountain Bikes

Trek 4300

By: John Mark

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Trek 4300 2020 [Review]


Trek 4300 Review

The 2014 Trek 4300 is a mountain bike that features a gold aluminum frame, 100mm travel Suntour suspension fork, a hydraulic disc brake, among other features. Its frame has mounts for racks, which enables riders to carry enough supplies when going for long rides. The bike also has mudguards that help protects the riders in muddy or damp areas.

The Trek 4300 is not only suitable for mountain biking but also serves for leisure and forest trail rides. It is designed to move freely over bumps and uneasy terrains and recommended for bikers who are just starting their career in mountain biking. For a bike of its standard, the trek 4300 is very affordable.


Shimano Hydraulic Disc Brakes

Trek 4300 uses Shimano hydraulic disc brakes. These brakes are more efficient and easier to apply as they make riding much more fun. With the hydraulic disc brakes, you don’t need to put in excessive effort pedaling, especially when going uphill.

Alpha Gold Aluminum Frame

Trek 4300 has an aluminum frame which contributes to making the bike light but strong. The frame has mounts for racks and mudguards with internal cable routing that helps to protect the cables. The aluminum frame also contributes to making the bike durable. The Seatpost of this bike also gives the riders a good and relaxed position for riding.

Wide Range Gearing

This bike has a wide range of gearing, which makes it easier for one to move up the hill without putting too much effort. The trek 4300, being a mountain bike is enabled to over the obstacles of taking on challenging trails up and down mountains, and all this is made possible with its gearing, derailleurs, and great cranksets.


Frame; Gold Alpha Aluminum w/semi-integrated head tube, formed and butted down tube, forged dropouts, formed top tube, race geometry, rack mounts, internal cable routing

Front hub; alloy, formula DC20

Rear hub; alloy, formula DC22

Rims; w/Bontrager AT-650, double-walled, 32h

Crank; 42/32/22 Shimano Acera M391

Tires; Bontrager XR2 of 26×2.20 inches

Shifters; 9-speed, Shimano Acera M390

Pedals; wellgo nylon platform

Handlebars; 31.8mm, Bontrager lower rise, 15mm rise

Brakeset; hydraulic disc brakes, Shimano M395

Seatpost; 20mm offset, 31.6mm, Bontrager SSR

Front derailleur; Shimano Acera

Rear derailleur; Shimano Acera M390

Stem; 10-degree, Bontrager SSR, 31.8mm

Headset; semi-cartridge bearing, semi-integrated, 1-1/8 inches

Cassette; 9-speed, Shimano HG20, 11-34

  • The trek 4300 mountain bike is affordable.
  • The bike has mounts for racks, fenders, and mudguards.
  • Its frame is light and durable.
  • Its shocks are highly enabled to take on bumps without jolting the rider.
  • None


What is the trek 4300 designed for?

The trek 4300 is a mountain bike designed for the mountainsides. With its Alpha gold aluminum frame, great shocks, and a wide range of gears, the bicycle was strongly built for the tough terrains.

Does the bike has mounts for racks?

The bike’s frame has mounts for racks. The rack can be of great help when you are going for long rides.


The Trek 4300 is a great member of the mountain bikes from the Trek family. Featuring Shimano set of gears, derailleurs, shifters, and cranksets all augmented with the best in Bontrager set of rims and tires the bike is fantastic when it comes to difficult landscapes, not just mountains.

The trek 4300 is very affordable and also comes with all the perks for an all-round good bike as it features mudguards and a frame that allows attaching racks onto the bikes. These features all work together to make this bike one of the best options for mountain biking.

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