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2020

520 Disc

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$1,999.99 Model 24000

520 Is the consumate road touring bike that can take you anywhere in the world with comfort, speed and capability.

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It's right for you if...

You see the open road as your path to anywhere. You measure rides with a calendar, not a stopwatch.

The tech you get

A road-smoothing chromoly steel frame, alloy disc touring fork with a ThruSkew captured quick release skewer, wide-range 27-speed drivetrain that's great for hauling a heavy load up hills, Shimano Sora brake/shift levers, Bontrager Tubeless Ready wheels with puncture-resistant tires, included front and rear racks, and all-weather mechanical disc brakes.

The final word

520 is a comfortable steel workhorse that's capable of everything from daily rides to expedition tours. It's ready for adventure right out of the box, with an included front and rear rack and a drivetrain that's ideal for hauling a heavy load.

favorite_borderWhy you'll love it

  1. If you want to see the world from the saddle of a bike, the 520 is for you.
  2. Extra water bottle mounts, Trek's new Thru-Skew QR system, an awesome new front rack, and the convenience of STI shifting with all the gears you need.
  3. A bike full of touring innovation, made out of stuff you can find anywhere on your travels so nothing stops your adventure.
  4. All-weather disc brakes and puncture-resistant tires give you the confidence to take on bigger adventures in any conditions
  5. It's the longest-running model in our lineup, and we've kept it around so long because it's one of the best-loved, too


Features

Specifications

*spec applies to all sizes unless otherwise noted

Frameset
Frame Trek butted chromoly disc touring, rack & fender mounts, 135x5mm QR
Wheels
Front Hub Shimano M475, 6-bolt disc, 100x5mm QR
Front Skewer Trek ThruSkew
Rear Hub Shimano M475, 6-bolt disc, 135x5mm QR
Rim Bontrager Affinity Disc, Tubeless Ready, 36-hole, 21mm width, presta valve
Spokes 14g, stainless steel, silver
Tire Bontrager H1 Hard-case Ultimate, 700x38c w/reflective sidewall
Drivetrain
*Shifter Size: 48, 51, 54, 57, 60, 63
Shimano Sora R3000, 9 speed
Size: 48, 51, 54, 57, 60, 63
Shimano Sora R3030, 3 speed
Front Derailleur Shimano Sora R3030, 34.9mm (w/28.6 adapter) clamp
Rear Derailleur Shimano Alivio M4000, long cage, 36T max cog
*Crank Size: 48, 51
Shimano Alivio T4060, 48/36/26, 2-piece w/chain guard, 170mm length
Size: 54, 57, 60, 63
Shimano Alivio T4060, 48/36/26, 2-piece w/chain guard, 175mm length
Cassette Shimano HG200, 11-36, 9 speed
Chain KMC X9
Pedal Wellgo nylon body, alloy cage
Components
Saddle Bontrager Evoke
*Seatpost Size: 48
Bontrager alloy, 27.2mm, 12mm offset, 250mm length
Size: 51, 54, 57, 60, 63
Bontrager alloy, 27.2mm, 12mm offset, 330mm length
*Handlebar Size: 48
Bontrager Comp VR-C, alloy, 31.8mm, 100mm reach, 124mm drop, 40cm width
Size: 51, 54
Bontrager Comp VR-C, alloy, 31.8mm, 100mm reach, 124mm drop, 42cm width
Size: 57, 60, 63
Bontrager Comp VR-C, alloy, 31.8mm, 100mm reach, 124mm drop, 44cm width
Handlebar Tape Bontrager Gel Cork tape
*Stem Size: 48
Bontrager Elite, 31.8mm, Blendr compatible, 7 degree, 80mm length
Size: 51
Bontrager Elite, 31.8mm, Blendr compatible, 7 degree, 90mm length
Size: 54, 57
Bontrager Elite, 31.8mm clamp, Blendr compatible, 7 degree, 100mm length
Size: 60, 63
Bontrager Elite, 31.8mm clamp, Blendr compatible, 7 degree, 110mm length
Headset 1-1/8'' threadless, sealed cartridge bearings
Brake TRP Spyre C 2.0 mechanical disc, 160mm rotor



  • Weight

    Weight
    57 - 14.26 kg / 31.44 lbs
    Weight limit
    This bike has a maximum total weight limit (combined weight of bicycle, rider, and cargo) of 275 pounds (125 kg).
  • We reserve the right to make changes to the product information contained on this site at any time without notice, including with respect to equipment, specifications, models, colors, and materials.
    Bike and frame weights are based off Trek pre-production painted frames at time of publication. Weights may vary in final production.

    Sizing & fit

    Proper bike fit is essential for best performance and comfort. Any size and geometry measurements shown on trekbikes.com are for general comparison purposes only. To find your perfect fit, visit an authorized Trek retailer, where an expert skilled at sizing will help you find the appropriate bike and size for your individual needs.

     

    Rider Height

    Inseam

    All measurements provided in cm unless otherwise stated.

    Frame size number Wheel size A — Seat tube B — Seat tube angle C — Head tube length D — Head angle E — Effective top tube F — Bottom bracket height G — Bottom bracket drop H — Chainstay length I — Offset J — Trail K — Wheelbase L — Standover M — Frame reach N — Frame stack
    48 cm 700c 44.0 74.3° 11.5 69.5° 52.0 27.4 7.5 45.0 5.2 7.4 104.1 71.3 36.8 54.0
    51 cm 700c 48.2 74.0° 12.5 70.0° 53.1 27.4 7.5 45.0 5.2 7.1 104.5 74.1 37.3 55.1
    54 cm 700c 51.2 73.8° 14.0 71.0° 54.3 27.8 7.0 45.0 5.2 6.5 104.8 76.8 37.8 56.5
    57 cm 700c 54.3 73.5° 16.0 71.8° 55.7 27.8 7.0 45.0 5.2 5.9 105.2 79.4 38.3 58.7
    60 cm 700c 57.5 73.0° 20.0 71.8° 58.3 27.8 7.0 45.0 5.2 5.9 107.4 82.6 39.2 62.5
    63 cm 700c 60.5 72.8° 23.0 72.3° 60.3 27.8 7.0 45.0 5.2 5.6 108.6 85.4 40.0 65.5

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