The 2022 Trek 520 Disc Touring Bike in Diablo Red 57 DIABLO RED is available at the following locations.
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The 2022 Trek 520 is a steel touring road bike with rugged construction and reliable components, built for long adventures with lots of luggage.
520 is a steel touring bike made for the open road. It's the longest-running model in our line-up, and it's built to carry you and your gear on your longest journeys. Rack and mudguard mounts, a wide range of gearing for climbing and a stable touring geometry make it the perfect choice for loaded multi-day trips and comfortable all-day adventures.
A road-smoothing chromolysteel frame, alloy disc touring fork with a ThruSkew captured quick release skewer, wide-range 27-speed drivetrain that's great for hauling a heavy load up hills, Shimano Sora brake/shift levers, Bontrager Tubeless Ready wheels with puncture-resistant tyres, an included front and rear rack and all-weather disc brakes.
520 is a comfortable steel workhorse that's capable of everything from daily rides to expedition tours. It's ready for adventure right out of the box, with an included front and rear rack and a drivetrain that's ideal for hauling a heavy load.
the rider that measures the success of a ride in the number of beautiful views, and when you're not riding, you're likely to be found planning your next escape. You hear the call of the open road and want a stable touring bike that's just as capable of carrying a heavy load on multi-day trips as it is on everyday rides.
Gravel bikes have exploded in popularity over the last few years. There are now dozens of gravel bike events around the UK and a growing number of long distance cycling routes designed with gravel bikes in mind. In this gravel bike buying guide we’ll take you through the main things to consider when picking a gravel bike.
The main appeal of gravel bikes is versatility,. You can use them on normal roads but they’ll also work great on forest roads, old railway lines and farm tracks. So you can go for a ride off-road, avoiding cars and traffic, but link it with sections of tarmac as well. Of course you can do this on a mountain bike but a gravel bike will generally be faster and lighter. This also means you can cover some big distances when touring. A lot of gravel bike riders are road cyclists who want to get away from traffic.
As gravel bikes often get used for touring and bikepacking most will come with mounting points for bags. This luggage capacity combined with speed, and ability to handle mixed surfaces, means that gravel bikes are also extremely popular for commuting on.
Gravel bikes are very popular for commuting. We sell lots of them on the cycle to work scheme. One of our biggest stores for gravel bike sales is our Greenwich shop in London. They're mainly selling them for commuting around central London on. We’re going to run you through the pros and cons of commuting on a gravel bike and answer the question ‘are gravel bikes good for commuting?’
Gravel bikes are fast, nearly as quick as a standard road bike. They are certainly quicker on the road than most mountain bikes and many hybrids. That means you can get to work, and home, in the shortest time possible. But what makes gravel bikes so good for commuting is that they are extremely versatile. They can be ridden on tarmac, cycle paths, old railway lines, canal towpaths, and even off-road trails. So, it’s easy to mix it up on your commute and avoid traffic.
Another big advantage of commuting on a gravel bike is that they're generally more comfortable than road bikes. This is because they have wider tyres and longer wheelbases, which results in a smoother and more stable ride. So you don’t get bounced around as much on rough roads. Most gravel bikes have a fairly upright riding position which makes it easier to see what’s going on in traffic. The combination of stable handling and the comfortable riding position is a massive confidence boost for the rider, especially on wet roads.
Trek made their first bikes in 1976 in a barn in Wisconsin. Now they’re one of the biggest bike brands in the world. Trek bikes cover everything from professional-level road and mountain bike race bikes to commuters, hybrids and kids bikes. There is a strong heritage of racing at Trek and many Trek bikes have a strong race influence. They take a very scientific approach to researching bike and human performance and then make the fastest and most efficient bikes they can.
It doesn’t stop their attention and passion for cycling flows through everything they do. Since the 1990s, Trek has supported Places for Bikes. Places for Bikes is an advocacy organisation in the USA that gets more people on bikes more often! Places for Bikes ethos falls in line with the companies mission statement to:
Build only products we love. Provide incredible hospitality to our customers, and change the world by getting more people on bikes.
Frame - Trek butted chromoly disc touring, rack and mudguard mounts
Fork - Alloy disc touring fork w/lowrider mounts and Thru-skew captured skewer system
Front hub - Shimano M475
Rear hub - Shimano M475
Rims - Bontrager Affinity, Tubeless Ready, 36 h
Tyres - Bontrager H1 Hard-case Ultimate, 700x38 c w/reflective sidewall
Shifters - Shimano Sora, 9 speed
Front derailleur - Shimano Sora, 34.9 mm clamp-type
Rear derailleur - Shimano Alivio 9-speed, Shadow Design
Crank - Shimano Alivio, 2-piece, 48X36X26T w/chain guard
Cassette - Shimano HG200, 11-36, 9-speed
Chain - KMC X9
Pedals - Wellgo nylon body w/alloy cage, toe-clip/strap
Saddle - Bontrager Evoke 1.5
Seatpost - Bontrager SSR, 2-bolt head, 27.2 mm, 12 mm offset
Handlebar - Bontrager Comp VR-C, 31.8 mm
Grips - Bontrager tape
Stem - Bontrager Elite, 31.8 mm, 7-degree, w/computer and light mounts
Headset - 1-1/8˝ threadless, sealed cartridge bearings
Brake set - TRP Spyre C 2.0 mechanical disc
Weight - 13.18 kg / 29.05 lbs
Weight limit - This bike has a maximum total weight limit (combined weight of bicycle, rider and cargo) of 125 kg (275 lb).
Please note: Manufacturers can sometimes change the specification of the products from time to time.
|Sizes||48, 51, 54, 57, 60, 63|
|Barcodes||601479917525, 601479917532, 601479917549, 601479917556, 601479917563, 601479917570|
|SKUs / Part Numbers||569323, 569324, 569325, 569326, 569327, 569328|
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