Trek 3500 2011 Mountain Bike

Trek 3500 Overview

The Trek 3500 is an affordable mountain bike that is not only fun to ride but also features some components from the higher end of the market to make it feel like great value for money. This is a hardtail bike so you don’t get a rear shock but the SR Suntour fork provides plenty of cushioning and with a rigid rear, you can be assured of a ride that is light and nimble without being uncomfortable. If you are looking for a mountain bike that is priced to appeal to those who will rarely head up any actual mountains then the Trek 3500 is a good option.

Although this is not a hardcore mountain bike you still get some capable features like an aluminium frame which is light and sturdy coupled with the aforementioned Suntour fork, offering 63mm of travel via its shock. Shimano components provide you with versatile gearing options and brakes from Tektro will put the power to stop swiftly and safely at your fingertips. Finally, the chunky tyres from Bontrager will keep you on the straight and narrow, providing grip even when weather conditions have worsened. As such, you can ride with confidence, whether you are aiming for the shops or taking to a dirt track in the local park.

The Trek 3500 is difficult to miss thanks to its metallic orange paint job and contrasting black components. Bits and pieces are branded with the relevant manufacturer so people who like to have the origin of their components on show, will be kept happy. The bike is not overly adorned with decals and stickers so it has a poise and subtlety that is not immediately suggested by its admittedly bright frame.

Trek 3500 Specifications

  • Frame: Alpha white aluminium with externally relieved head tube, bi-axial down tube and disc compatible dropouts
  • Front Fork: SR Suntour M-2025 with out spring and 63mm of travel
  • Rear Shock:
  • Front Derailleur: Shimano C051
  • Rear Derailleur: Shimano TX31
  • Number of Gears:
  • Shifters: Shimano EF50 7 Speed
  • Chainset: Shimano 151
  • Chainrings: 48-38-28 Teeth
  • Bottom Bracket:
  • Cassette: Shimano TX31 13-34 7 Speed
  • Chain:
  • Pedals: Wellgo nylon platform
  • Front Brake: Tektro V-brake
  • Rear Brake: Tektro V-brake
  • Brake Levers: Shimano EF50 levers
  • Handlebars: Bontrager approved riser 30mm rise
  • Stem: Bontrager approved 25 degree rise
  • Headset: 1-1/8″ threadless semi-integrated semi-cartridge bearings
  • Grips: Bontrager SSR
  • Rims: Bontrager 550 rims
  • Front Hub: Alloy FM31 hub
  • Rear Hub: Alloy FM31 hub
  • Front Spokes:
  • Rear Spokes:
  • Front Tyre: Bontrager LT-3 26×2.0″
  • Rear Tyre: Bontrager LT-3 26×2.0″
  • Tubes:
  • Saddle: Bontrager SSR
  • Seatpost: Bontrager SSR 31.6mm with 20mm offset
  • Seat Binder:
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