If It Can Be Reached on Two Wheels, It Can Be Reached On a 2014 Trek 8.2 DS
Where can you go on a bike? With the 2014 Trek 8.2 DS, the answer is "anywhere". Shimano Altus 7 speed shifters combined with Shimano- model Tourney front derailleur and Altus rear derailleur makes this perfect for the uphill, downhill, stop and go obstacle course of city riding. Bontrager LT1 tires mounted on a Formula FM21 alloy hub in the front, FM31 in the back, keep up top performance long after the sidewalk ends. And with a Bontrager SS1 saddle and two available color schemes, wherever you go on your Trek 8.2 DS, you will go in comfort and style.
The 8.2 DS combines different elements from more specific bike types to give the rider a perfect hybrid bicycle. The sturdy yet lightweight frame gives it the appearance of a mountain bike, and indeed it handles off-road with the best of them. The fork and rear dropouts are both equipped with disc mounts, making for easy modification for someone who wants to get even more all terrain performance out of this bike. The thinner wheels however, resemble a road bike and make for smooth riding on street and sidewalk alike, which is sure to delight the commuter or casual rider, and offers no problems in terms of speed or durability on longer rides. Despite their thinner size, the tires provide plenty of traction, adding to the overall versatile nature of this bike. This combination of strengths makes it a great choice for someone who needs one bike to do it all, or a beginner who still isn't sure where their journey will take them.
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Frame: Alpha Gold Aluminum
Front Suspension: SR Suntour NEX w/ coil spring, preload, 63mm travel
Wheels: Formula FM21 alloy front hub; Formula FM31 alloy rear hub w/ Bontrager At-750 32-hole double walled rims
Tires: Bontrager LT1, 700x38c
Shifters: Shimano Altus, 7 speed
Front Derailleur: Shimano Tourney
Rear Derailleur: Shimano Altus
Crank: Shimano M131 48/38/28 with chainguard
Cassette: SunRace Freewheel 14-34, 7 speed
Pedals: Wellgo nylon platform
Saddle: Bontrager SSR
Seatpost: Bontrager SSR, 27.2mm, 20mm offset
Handlebar: Bontrager Riser: 25.4mm, 30mm rise
Stem: Bontrager Forged, 25.4mm, 25 degree
Headset: 1-1/8" threadless
Brakeset: Tektro alloy linear-pull brakes w/ Shimano Altus levers
Grips: Bontrager Satellite Gel