Trek Speed Concept 7.2 Triathlon Bike

Trek Speed Concept 7.2 Overview

Triathletes require a bike that is more focused than in many other sports and the Trek Speed Concept 7.2 attempts to cater to these needs for an audience of enthusiasts and pros while still keeping the price tag at an appropriate level. It will cut through the air like a hot knife through butter and ensure that there is nothing slowing you down other than your own ability. A carbon frame and components combine with a professional set up, there to help you pump your way to victory during a section of the race that can make all the difference.

Starting from the top you will notice that the carbon frame has a fairly chunky tube design from a side view and this has been formulated in a wind tunnel to give you the least resistance possible when you are pushing yourself under competitive conditions. It certainly looks like a concept bike and carbon is used extensively for both the fork and seatpost that bear the respected mark of Bontrager.

The Trek Speed Concept 7.2 has a relatively limited scope for appeal in that it should only be on the shopping lists of triathletes. The flip side is that it is facing off against many other specialised cycles, which have roughly the same feature set. Where this bike stands out is its price, because for this type of money, you will be hard pressed to find something that boasts as impressive a spec sheet as this.

Trek Speed Concept 7.2 Specifications

  • Frame: TCT Carbon, Kammtail Virtual Foil tube design, Dua Trap and SC draft box with speed box compatibility
  • Front Fork: Bontrager Race Lite E2 tri speed concept carbon
  • Rear Shock:
  • Front Derailleur: SRAM Rival
  • Rear Derailleur: SRAM Rival
  • Number of Gears:
  • Shifters: SRAM 500 TT bar end control 10 speed
  • Chainset: SRAM Rival
  • Chainrings: 50-34 Teeth
  • Bottom Bracket: SRAM press fit BB86.5
  • Cassette: SRAM PG-1070 11-26 10 Speed
  • Chain:
  • Pedals: Not included
  • Front Brake: Alloy dual pivot brake
  • Rear Brake: Speed concept integrated rear brake
  • Brake Levers: Bontrager Race Lite aero levers
  • Handlebars: Bontrager Race bullhorn with Race Lite clip-ons
  • Stem: Bontrager Race Lite with 7 degree rise 31.8mm
  • Headset: Integrated sealed bearing 1″ top and 1-1/8″ bottom
  • Grips: Bontrager gel tape
  • Rims: Bontrager Race rims
  • Front Hub: Bontrager Race hub
  • Rear Hub: Bontrager Race hub
  • Front Spokes:
  • Rear Spokes:
  • Front Tyre: Bontrager R2 700x23c
  • Rear Tyre: Bontrager R2 700x23c
  • Tubes:
  • Saddle: Vision AeroMax tri with chromoly rails
  • Seatpost: Bontrager Speed Concept Race X Lite Carbon +/- 10mm offset
  • Seat Binder:
  • Weight:
  • Colour:
  • Extra Features:

Bike: Trek Speed Concept 7.2
4 / 5 stars