Trek Verve 2 2020 [Review]
Reviewed by Pedallers
Last Updated on September 4, 2020
Trek Verve 2
The Trek Verve 2 is an excellent hybrid bike, that doubles as both a recreation bike and race bike. It makes quite an impression, thanks to its impressive features. For starters, it has a comfortable, shock-absorbing seat saddle fully imbued with a padded Bontrager model. The light alloy frame makes it ideal for traveling at high speed and it is very responsive when taking turns. The tyres are designed to give the rider stability and are resistant to punctures.
LIGHTWEIGHT ALLOY FRAME
The Trek Verve 2 body frame is made from lightweight alloy. This makes the bike not bulky and easy to manuever even at top speeds and around sharp bends. It is also fitted with water bottle racks and a mudguard. The handgrips of this bike are designed ergonomically to give the rider more grips when riding. In addition, the shock-absorbing saddle is fitted on an adjustable stem to make the rider comfortable on uneven trails.
PUNCTURE RESISTANT TIRES
The tyres of this hybrid bike are of top-notch quality. They are wide to give the rider more traction and stability when riding on uneven terrains. Even while on forest trails the tough tyres always hold their own. It comes with hard Bontrager tyres that are resistant to punctures. So, a rider can have fun throughout.
ADJUSTABLE SUSPENSION STEM
The stem of the bike can be adjusted to fit according to the height of the rider. This is an addition to the comfortability rating of this bike. The suspension of its seat post helps to make the rider stable and sit comfortably. This is because the suspension also supports the frame and helps make the stems sturdy.
SIZES: small, medium and arge
WEIGHT CAPACITY: 136kg
BODY FRAME: lightweight alpha aluminum, brake disc, water bottle rack, fender, continue with Duotrap S
FORK DESIGN: lightweight alloy with low riding mounts, 415mm axle to top
NUMBER OF GEARS: 24 gears
CHAIN: KMC z7
CRANK SET: alloy, forged with chain guard
LOWER BRACKET: covered cartridge
BRAKING SYSTEM: V-brakes, tektro alloy horizontal pulley
SHIFT LEVERS: 8-speed levels, Shimano EF 500 altus
SEAT: well padded bontrager boulevard
SEAT POST: 27.2mm, Alloy, adjustable length, shock absorber
WHEELS: 30TPI, 700 X 45mm, wire beading, H5 bontrager casing
RIMS: 32h, Alloy
SPOKES: 14g, stainless steel
INNER TUBE: schrader
DERAILLEUR: The front derailleur with TY 710 Tourney, clamp 34.9mm and double pull. The back DERAILLEUR with altus M 310 shimano
PEDALLING SYSTEM: Satellite city bontrager pedals
HANDLE BARS: 31.8mm, balanced control, alloy, comfortable sweep
HAND GRIPS: ergonomic satellite bontrager
STEM: 31.8mm, blendr support, adjustable, hard bontrager aluminum
TAPE: bontrager canvas
BACK COG: 8-speed levels, 11/32-tooth, H32 Shimano
FRONT HUB: alloy, formula tk31, 6 bolt
BACK HUB: lightweight alloy
AXLE SYSTEM: front axle with 5 x 100mm, back axle with 135 x 5mm
HEAD SET: half cartridge and half integrated, more than 1-inches
- Ergonomic hand grips
- Shock absorbing stem that leads up to the seat
- Durable alloy frame
Is the Trek Verve 2 a hybrid?
Yes, it is.
Can hydraulic disc brakes be used to replace the V-brakes on the Verve 2?
No, they can’t. The design of the Verve 2 does not allow for disc brakes fittings.
The Trek Verve 2 is great hybrid bike that can be used for exercising and recreational purposes. There are a number of reasons why this bike is very popular. First is its lightweight aluminum frame that allows for flexibility and its impact resistant feature. Secondly, the tyres are have great traction. They are also punctured resistant. Suffice it to say that the bike also has great tektro alloy braking system that makes for greatcontrol of the bike.