TREK DOMANE AL 2 2020 [Review]
Reviewed by Pedallers
Last Updated on September 2, 2020
TREK DOMANE AL 2 REVIEW
The Trek Domane AL 2 is a road bike that is just perfect for the road. It is light but strong, stable, and comfortable to ride. For road bikers, the Trek Domane AL 2 has great features that makes for great performance and versatility.
The bike features a Shimano drivetrain that quickly and effortlessly converts pedaling to momentum in little time. It also possesses a frame that can be accessorized with racks and fenders. The light frame contributes to the low weight of the bike, making it the ideal bike for speed races on road of course.
Alpha Aluminum Frame
The Trek Domane AL 2 has an alpha aluminum frame, which is very light, and this contributes to the ease in handling of the bike. Apart from its lightweight, the frame has mounts for racks, fenders, or mudguards that further enhances performance and durability of the bike. The aluminum frame is also accessorized with a DuoTrap S compatible, which enables bikers to wirelessly track their rides using a computer or phone without an external sensor.
Reinforced Carbon Fork
This feature helps to make riding much easier and fun. The carbon fork absorbs shock and vibrations, and this prevents you from putting too much effort in order to remain stable on rough terrains. For a bike of this price, the reinforced carbon fork is a great feature that adds not just efficiency but grit to the bike.s
Shimano Claris Drivetrain
The Domane AL 2 has the Shimano Claris drivetrain of 16 speeds and with shifters that are fixed into the brake levers, making it easier for you to change gears. It also comes with an alloy dual pivot brake-set that catches instantly on application even while breezing down-slope in a race.
Frame; alpha aluminum (100series), mounts for mudguard, racks/fenders, DuoTrap S compatible
Fork; carbon fork, mounts for mudguards
Front and rear hub; alloy
Tires; 700x28c, Bontrager R1 Hardcase lite
Shifters; 8-speed, Shimani claris
Rims; Bontrager tubeless ready
Saddle; steel rails, Bontrager Arvada
Front and rear derailleur; Shimano claris
Number of gears; 16
Chainsets; Shimano RS-200, 50/34 comp
Cassette; 11-32, ShimaniHG31, 8-speed
Handlebars; 31.8mm, Bontrager comp VR-C
Seat post; offset, 2-bolt head, 12mm, Bontrager SSR, 27.2mm
Brakeset; alloy-dual pivot
Chain; Shimano HG71
- It comes with 16 gears which is good for a road-bike and beginners too.
- The frame has hidden mounts for mudguards.
- It has the DuoTrap S compatible which is used to track rides.
- The bike is quite affordable.
- It could do better in speed.
Can bikers track their rides on the Trek Domane AL 2?
Yes, this bike has the DuoTrap S compatible, with which bikers can easily track their rides via a computer or phone.
How expensive is this bike?
For a road bike with all these interesting features, including a lightweight frame, carbon fork, DuoTrap S compatible, the Trek Domane AL 2 is very affordable.
The Trek Domane AL 2 is a light road bike suitable for beginners in road cycling. Novices can start out with the bike before going on ahead to other bikes.
The bike is favored for its lightweight frame, carbon fork, Shimano Claris drivetrain, and other features that all work together to make it an ideal road bike. So, if you are looking for a comfortable road bike and one that is durable too without having to break the bank for cash, then you should consider the Trek Domane AL 2.