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Trek Shift 2
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Trek

Shift 2
2013

$549.99
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5.0 stars
 (14 Reviews)
 

2013 Trek Shift 2

Trek's Shift 2 lets you enjoy scenic streets and fun trails in luxurious comfort. The Shift is perfect for people just getting back into riding: it's incredibly stable, easy to pilot and can handle most any rider. Its relaxed frame design and adjustable stem put you in a back-friendly, upright riding position. The suspension fork, shock-absorbing seatpost and comfort saddle soak up the bumps for a velvety-smooth ride. Plus, the Shift's durable wheels, Bontrager tires and quick-shifting Shimano/SRAM drivetrain guarantee easy, fun and efficient riding every time.

 
Specification Description
Frame Trek Alpha Gold aluminum
Fork SR SunTour NEX, 50mm-travel
Rims/Wheels Bontrager AT-550
Hubs Formula aluminum
Tires Bontrager H5, 26 x 2.0
Crankset Shimano
Chainrings 48/38/28
Front Derailleur Shimano
Rear Derailleur SRAM X3
Rear Cogs Shimano, 7-speed: 14-34
Shifters SRAM 3.0 Comp Twist
Handlebars Steel riser
Tape/Grips Bontrager Satellite
Stem Aluminum, adjustable
Brake Levers Tektro adjustable reach
Brakes Tektro linear-pull
Pedals Wellgo nylon platform
Saddle Bontrager Suburbia w/supersoft padding
Seatpost Aluminum suspension

* Subject to change without notice.

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5.0 stars

(based on 14 reviews)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Durable  (4)
  • Comfortable  (3)
  • Versatile  (3)
  • Lightweight  (2)
  • 21 speed enough gears for 

Cons

  • A little heavy 
  • Not enough time to ride 
  • Seat can move 
  • Seats A little uncomfy 

Best Uses

  • Exercise  (3)
  • Road biking  (2)
  • Around town 
  • Bike paths 
  • Commuting/city 

Reviewed by 14 customers

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5.0

A senior's delight!

By Beau

from Qualicum Beach, CA

About Me Casual/ Recreational

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Comfortable Ride
  • Comfortable saddle
  • Versatile
  • Durable
  • Good value

Cons

  • None

Best Uses

  • Commuting/City
  • Road Biking

Comments:

I am 67 and pretty well out of shape. Bought this bike from our local bike shop after much consideration. I intend using the bike on a daily basis and slowly building up my stamina so's I can pedal down to our local village which is an approximate 12 km. trip. All this in preparation for a cross-country trip on my 70th birthday! Wishful thinking perhaps? Anyways, I love the way this bike handles and the gears are a cinch to use. Also, feel much more secure at faster speeds with the wider set of wheels, very responsive brakes and easy handling. A pleasure to ride.

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5.0

I'm a kid again

By dynosaur1979

from Saint Petersburg, FL

About Me

Pros

  • Handling
  • Comfort
  • Speed

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Light Terrain
    • Pavement
    • Gravel

    Comments:

    Walking into my local Trek store, I expressed interest in a "comfort bike that I could beat up a little." I was led to the dual-sport bikes, but they were more aggressive than I was looking for. After trying a Verve comfort bike, I spied this Shift 2 and insisted on a test ride. Sold, instantly. I'm 6'0. I have been looking for a good multipurpose bike since I grew out of my BMX/Freestyle 15 years ago. For casual street riding, this bike feels like a throwback to an old-school BMX, yet the front-end suspension handles bumps and light terrain much to the comfort of the distinctive adult . I live in Florida and we have tons of gravel/sand/grass service roads that lead to beautiful scenery, and this bike handles them with ease and speed. Fun, fun, fun!

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    4.0

    Nice quality bike

    By td3

    from Palm Harbor, FL

    About Me

    Pros

    • Comfortable Ride Position
    • Looks good
    • Quality craftsmanship

    Cons

    • Seats A Little Uncomfy

    Best Uses

    • Riding Around The 'hood

    Comments:

    I've had the bike a couple/few weeks now. Took it out for several rides of 5 to 7 miles each. No problems, everything works very well. Nice and quite, comfortable riding position although the seats a little stiff after mile 3 or 4. Maybe the seat will get better once it's broken in a little more.

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    5.0

    Great anniversary gift

    By Baals

    from Wichita, ks

    About Me

    Pros

    • Any occasion
    • Frame Size To Fit
    • 21 Speed Enough Gears For
    • Comfortable Riding
    • smooth as silk

    Cons

    • Not enough time to ride

    Best Uses

    • Concrete Or Asphalt
    • Have Together Time
    • Well Manicured Trail

    Comments:

    Have together time with the family on outings. Go for a quick ride at night with my wife and talk about family matters. The comfortable riding position of the shift2 makes it a joy to ride. Riding this bike comes to mind before getting in a vehicle to go places. My wife and I bought the shift2 for each other for our anniversary. The first week end we had them we put 35 miles on them with our children. What a great bike

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    4.0

    Ride upright in comfort

    By BT

    from Mississippi

    About Me

    Pros

    • Comfortable
    • Sit Upright
    • Hidden Brake Lines

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Well-maintained Trails
      • Street rides

      Comments:

      This bike is great if you prefer sitting upright, rather than bent over the handlebars in a racing position. Large padded seat and shocks make it very comfortable. Although it is not rated for trails, it should do well on well-maintained trails, e.g., canal trails or rail-to-trail trails. In that regard, I wish the bike came with knobby dirt bike-type tires; I would feel more confident on street or trail with knobby tires. Also, large 3rd gear does not provide much power on downhills. Otherwise, great bike.

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      5.0

      best bike

      By KJ

      from indian Trail NC

      About Me

      Pros

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments:

            By far the best bike I have ever owned and I have been riding since the mid sixties.

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            5.0

            Love the bike

            By Bob

            from South Burlington, VT.

            About Me Casual/ Recreational

            Pros

            • Versatile
            • Lightweight
            • Durable

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Road Biking

              Comments:

              My LBS is a Great place to get a bike and advice. Love the service.

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              5.0

              Fantastic Investment

              By Back2Biking

              from Madison, WI

              About Me

              Pros

              • smooth riding
              • Comfortable
              • Durable

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Fitness
                • Groomed Off-road Trails
                • Recreational riding
                • Paved trails

                Comments:

                This bike was even better than I expected after a short test ride. I have put close to 150 miles on it thus far with zero issues and it rides great. If you are looking for a comfortable ride to get back into biking, this is a great choice. Doesn't make you ride hunched over your handlebars which is great if you are a big guy such as myself. This has been a great purchase and I have really enjoyed riding it on streets as well as trails both paved and groomed off-road trails. With the way it rides with you sitting upright and taller on the bike, I wouldn't recommend it for any kind of serious mountain biking.

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                5.0

                Great bike, great looking and works!

                By NA

                from Rochester Hills MI

                About Me

                Pros

                • Great Fit Ease Of Shifti

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments:

                    Awesome looking product, that works flawlessly, I ride every day for exercise, and it works, my doctor asked me who was the person that weighed in for me, it is that dramatic, best bike I have ever owned.

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                    5.0

                    Biking for fun and relaxtion

                    By batman

                    from tampa florida

                    About Me

                    Pros

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments:

                          "The bike is an excellent example of craftmanship and attention to detail when it comes design. There are no flaws in it. I go way back riding all kinds of bicycles. This is by far one of the best I've rode in my life."

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