It's right for you if...
You want to up the adventure level on your recreational rides, and want a fast and rugged hybrid bike with quality parts that will withstand daily commutes, fitness rides on light trails, rail trail tours and more.
The tech you get
A lightweight aluminium frame, a suspension fork with a lockout feature, an upgraded 2x9 Shimano drive train with a wide range of gearing, Shimano hydraulic disc brakes for all-weather stopping power, tubeless-ready rims, puncture-resistant all-terrain tyres, ergonomic grips and a Blendr stem for easy accessory integration.
The final word
Dual Sport 3 is fast and efficient on the road and confident and capable on dirt trails. It has upgrades on the parts that make the biggest difference in performance, like the higher-quality 2x9 Shimano drive train, tubeless-ready rims and puncture-resistant tyres.
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- The fork's hydraulic lockout feature ensures you're always riding efficiently: close it for smooth Tarmac, open it up on rougher trails
- A wide range of gearing means that you never have to pedal too hard or too soft, even on the biggest hills
- It's easy to accessorise with racks, a kickstand, mudguards, lights and fitness devices to track your ride data when you add DuoTrap S
- Internal cable routing extends the life of your cables and adds to the bike's sleek look
- Why choose between the road and trail? Dual Sport is a versatile hybrid that excels on a variety of terrain
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Make it your own
Customise your bike with fenders, racks, bottle cages and more to make it your own.
Will my bike have a curved top tube?
Size Small frames have a top tube that dips down as it approaches the seat tube. This makes for a lower standover height, which is good for shorter riders because it allows them to straddle their bike more easily. Larger frames (M and up) have a straight top tube because taller riders typically don't have the same issues.
Shock-absorbing fork allows the front wheel to travel up and down over bumps while the handlebars stay steady, for a comfortable, controlled ride.
Allows you to lock out the suspension fork for efficient riding on smooth terrain.
Massive tyre clearance
Accommodates 700x45c tyres with mudguards, or a 29"x2.1" MTB tyre without mudguards.
Rack & mudguard ready
Built-in mounts make it easy to add racks and mudguards for added versatility.
DuoTrap S compatible
DuoTrap S (sold separately) integrates a Bluetooth®/ANT+ sensor into the frame. Log routes and track fitness progress on your computer or smart phone with no external sensor. Works with all major ANT+ wireless players, including Bontrager, Garmin, PowerTap, and SRM.
*spec applies to all sizes unless otherwise noted
|Frame||Alpha Gold Aluminium, DuoTrap S-compatible, internal cable routing, rack and mudguard mounts, post-mount disc, kickstand mount, 135x5 mm QR|
|Fork||SR Suntour NEX, coil spring, preload, hydraulic lockout, 100x5 mm QR, 63 mm travel|
|Hub front||Formula DC-20, alloy, 6-bolt, 5x100 mm QR|
|Hub rear||Formula DC-22, alloy, 6-bolt, Shimano 8/9/10 freehub, 135x5 mm QR|
|Rim||Bontrager Tubeless Ready Disc, 32-hole, Presta valve|
|Spokes||14 g stainless steel|
|Tyre||Bontrager GR1 Expert, Hard-Case Lite, wire bead, 60 tpi, 700x40 c|
|Max tyre size||Frame: 700x45c with mudguards, 29x2.10" without mudguards, Fork: See manufacturer|
S, M, L, XL
Shimano Acera M3000, 9-speed
S, M, L, XL
Shimano Acera M3000, 2 -speed
|Front derailleur||Shimano Acera T3000, 34.9 mm clamp, top swing, dual pull|
|Rear derailleur||Shimano Alivio M3100, long cage|
Shimano MT210, 46/30, chain guard, 170 mm length
Shimano MT210, 46/30, chain guard, 175 mm length
|Cassette||Shimano HG200, 11-36, 9-speed|
|Pedal||Wellgo M141, resin body, alloy cage|
|Seatpost||Bontrager alloy, 27.2 mm, 12 mm offset, 330 mm length|
Bontrager Comp Lowriser, alloy, 31.8 mm, 15 mm rise, 600 mm width
Bontrager Comp Lowriser, alloy, 31.8 mm, 15 mm rise, 660 mm width
|Grips||Bontrager XR Endurance Elite, lock-on, ergonomic|
Bontrager Elite, 31.8 mm, Blendr-compatible, 7-degree, 80 mm length
Bontrager Elite, 31.8 mm, Blendr-compatible, 7-degree, 90 mm length
Bontrager Elite, 31.8 mm clamp, Blendr-compatible, 7-degree, 110 mm length
|Head set||1-1/8" threadless, sealed cartridge bearings|
|Brake rotor||Shimano RT26, 6-bolt,160 mm|
|Weight||M - 13.45 kg / 29.66 lbs|
|Weight limit||This bike has a maximum total weight limit (combined weight of bicycle, rider and cargo) of 136 kg (300 lb).|
Sizing & Tech
The charts below show our recommended sizes based on height, but there are some other factors, like arm and leg length, that determine a great fit. That’s why you’ll see some overlap in our recommendations. Not every rider who’s 5´8˝, for example, will fit on the same size bike. The best way to find your perfect fit is to consult the experts at your local retailer.
155.0 - 165.0 cm
5'1.0" - 5'5.0"
72.0 - 78.0 cm
28.3" - 30.7"
165.0 - 175.0 cm
5'5.0" - 5'8.9"
77.0 - 83.0 cm
30.3" - 32.7"
175.0 - 186.0 cm
5'8.9" - 6'1.2"
82.0 - 88.0 cm
32.3" - 34.6"
186.0 - 197.0 cm
6'1.2" - 6'5.6"
87.0 - 93.0 cm
34.3" - 36.6"
All measurements provided in cm unless otherwise stated.
|Frame size letter||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|