The Verve 1 Lowstep is an introductory hybrid bike designed for comfort and confidence on recreational rides. It has a lowstep frame that makes it easy to mount and dismount, disc brakes that provide stopping power in any weather and wide tyres for extra stability. This ride is dependable, affordable and full of features that make for comfortable everyday adventures.
It’s right for you if…
Comfort is king. You want to ride roads and paths on a bike that keeps you in a more upright posture and has comfort-forward details like a padded seat, a lowstep geometry and the widest, most stable tyres in the hybrid bike family.
The tech you get
A lightweight aluminium frame with mounts for a rack and mudguards, a lowstep design that makes it especially easy to mount and dismount, 16 speeds to help you conquer varied terrain, ergonomic grips, a Bontrager padded saddle, wider 45c tyres for added stability, powerful disc brakes and a geometry that keeps you in a comfortable, upright riding posture.
The final word
The Verve 1 Lowstep delivers quality comfort at an unbeatable value. The lightweight frame, impressive braking power, durable parts and comfort-forward design make this bike a great choice for anyone who wants to get more enjoyment out of recreational rides.
Why you’ll love it
- Verve’s upright geometry puts you in the perfect position to see the world around you
- Disc brakes perform well in any weather, let you slow down or stop faster and require less effort to activate than rim brakes
- This bike brings people together – attach a trailer and tow your kids, meet up with friends to cruise the bike trail or commute to the office with co-workers
- You can pair Verve with your smartphone and send your ride data to your favourite fitness app when you add DuoTrap S
- Like every Trek hybrid, it’s backed by Trek’s Lifetime warranty, which means you get a companion for life
Why we won’t ship Trek Bikes
Due to warranty regulations, Trek bikes must be assembled by a qualified bike mechanic in an approved store. This is an international policy for Trek bikes. Therefore, any Trek Bicycle purchased online must be picked up from Velo Ronny’s or contact us for further options.
*Please note – spec applies to all sizes unless listed separately
|Frame||Alpha Gold Aluminium, lowstep, rack and mudguard mounts, DuoTrap S-compatible, IS disc-brake mount, 135×5 mm QR|
|Fork||Verve Steel, threaded steel steerer, IS-disc mount, 460 mm axle-to-crown, 100×5 mm QR|
|Max compatible fork travel||50mm|
|Hub front||Formula DC-20, alloy, 6-bolt, 5×100 mm QR|
|Hub rear||Formula DC-22, alloy, 6-bolt, Shimano 8/9/10 freehub, 135×5 mm QR|
|Skewer rear||156×5 mm QR|
|Rim||Bontrager Connection, double-wall, 32-hole, 20 mm width, Schrader valve|
|Tyre||Bontrager H5 Comp, wire bead, 30 tpi, 700x45c|
|Max tyre size||700x45mm with or without mudguards|
|Shifter||Shimano EF500, 8-speed|
|Front derailleur||Shimano Tourney TY710, 34.9 mm clamp, top swing, dual pull|
|Rear derailleur||Shimano Altus M310|
|Crank||Forged alloy, 46/30, chainguard, 170 mm length|
|Cassette||Shimano HG31, CS-HG31, 11-32, 8 speed|
|Pedal||Wellgo nylon platform|
|Max. chainring size||1x: 42T, 2x/3x: 48T|
|Seatpost||Bontrager alloy, 27.2 mm, 12 mm offset, 330 mm length|
|Handlebar||Trek Urban, alloy, 25.4 mm, comfort sweep, 45 mm rise, 620 mm width|
Bontrager Quill, 25.4 mm clamp, 25-degree rise, 60 mm reach
|Size: M, L
Bontrager Quill, 25.4 mm clamp, 25-degree rise, 100 mm reach
|Head set||1-1/8″ threaded, semi-integrated, semi-cartridge bearings|
|Brake||Tektro MD-M280 mechanical disc, 160 mm rotor|
|Rotor size||Max brake rotor sizes: 160mm front & rear|
|Weight||M – 13.64 kg / 30.07 lbs|
|Weight limit||This bike has a maximum total weight limit (combined weight of bicycle, rider and cargo) of 136 kg (300 lb).|
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Bike and frame weights are based on pre-production painted frames at time of publication. Weights may vary in final production.