Trek Dual Sport 2 2020 [Review]

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Reviewed by Pedallers

Last Updated on September 3, 2020

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Bikes
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2020

TREK DUAL SPORT 2 REVIEW

The Trek Dual Sport 2 is the ideal bike for any rider who wants to go into biking anew or even experienced bikers. The trek dual sport 2 bike is a hybrid bike, suitable for a variety of terrain, from rough paths to plain pavements. The bike is designed in a way that, it can be used for several purposes, and this makes it the best choice for bikers who want to ride on terrains as it features great Bontrager tires and several Shimano developed parts. The trek dual sport 2 bike is a light bike with a great Alpha Gold aluminum frame that enhances this feature.

FEATURES

Suntour NEX Suspension Fork

Trek dual sport 2 has a Suntour Nex suspension, which comes with a hydraulic Lockout, with a 63mm travel and this fork is designed to absorb shock and vibrations. The hydraulic Lockout makes it possible for you to ride on both plain pavements and rough paths. The lockout allows riders to gauge the landscape and apply it for a seamless ride.

Grand Alpha Gold Aluminum Frame

This bike has an alpha gold aluminum frame that is light and it helps to balance the weight and strength of the bike. The frame has mounts for racks, fenders, kickstands, and lights. The rack enables riders to take enough supplies and fenders and kickstands keep the bike in optimum condition. Also, the frame has internal cable routing which does not just improve the look of the bike but helps to protect the cables.

Efficient Shimano Drivetrain Shifters

The trek dual sport 2 has a Shimano drivetrain with 24 speeds and a wide range of gearing which makes it very easy to take on road distances quickly. With the 24 speed drivetrain, the trek dual-sport offers speed and accurate shifting whenever and wherever.

DuoTrap S Compatible

This feature makes it possible for riders to wirelessly keep track of their rides. The DuoTrap S uses a blue tooth/ANT sensor that keeps the bicycle connected to the phone or computer of the rider and keeps track of rides and distances reached.

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SPECIFICATIONS

Frame; the bike has 135x5mm QR, alpha gold aluminum frame with internal cable routing, DuoTrap S compatible, mounts for racks, fenders, and kickstands

Fork; Suntour NEX suspension fork, coil spring, hydraulic lockout, 63mm travel, 100x5mm QR, preload

Rim; alloy, a Schrader valve, double-walled, 32hole, Bontrager connection

Front hub; alloy, 5x100mm QR, formula DC-20, 6 bolt

Rear hub; alloy, 135x5mm QR, formula DC-22, 6 bolt, Shimano 8/9/10 freehub

Tire; wire bead, Bontrager LTC, 700x38c

Spokes; stainless steel, 14g

Front derailleur; dual-pull, Shimano Tourney TY710,top-swing, 34.9mm clamp

Rear derailleur; long cage, Shimano Acera M360

Shifter; 3-speed, Shimano Altus M315

Crank; chain guard, forged alloy, 170mm length, 48/38/28

Cassette; 8-speed, 11-32, Shimano HG31

Brakeset; hydraulic disc, Tektro HD-275

Grips; ergonomic, Bontrager satellite

Seatpost; 2-bolt, 12mm offset, Bontrager SSR, 27.2mm

Pros
  • Bikers can wirelessly track their rides with the DuoTrap S Compatible.
  • The trek dual sport 2 has a wide range of gears.
  • The bike has mounts for racks, fenders, and kickstands.
Cons
  • The trek dual sport 2 is not suitable for mountain riding.

FAQs

Is the trek dual sport 2 a good bike for adventure?

Yes, this bike is really good for adventure because it can move over smooth and rough paths, but it is not very suitable for mountain climbing.

Conclusion

The trek dual sport 2 is a hybrid bike that is versatile enough to take on a wide range of terrains. Its suspension fork with hydraulic brakes, alpha gold aluminum frame that has mounts for racks or fenders, DuoTrap S compatible, and Shimano derailleurs, all contribute to make this bike an awesome choice for any kind of rider. Taking a ride with the Trek dual-sport is usually a breeze for riders.

Latest Price: Trek Dual Sport 2

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