Trek Verve 2 2020 [Review]

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Reviewed by Pedallers

Last Updated on September 4, 2020

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Bikes
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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.

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SPECIFICATIONS

SIZES: small, medium and arge

WEIGHT: 12.59kg

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

CHAIN RINGS:

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

Pros
  • Ergonomic hand grips
  • Shock absorbing stem that leads up to the seat
  • Durable alloy frame
Cons
  • None

FAQs

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.

Conclusion

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.

Latest Price: Trek Verve 2

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