B'Twin Triban 520 review

We’ve been big fans of the B’Twin Triban since it was first launched several years ago. Everytime we put one under the microscope, it continues to deliver, with the B’twin Triban 520 being no exception

B'Twin Triban 520
Cycling Weekly Verdict

As your first road bike, the B’Twin 520 is a superb option, and even as your second or third bike, it’s still a cracker. The extra tyre clearance, space and mounts for mudguards and front and rear racks makes this bike incredibly versatile and exceptionally good value.

Reasons to buy
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    Superb Value - you get a lot for your money here

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    Great quality frame - lifetime warranty

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    Versatile - ideal for commuting, touring, first triathlon, first road bike

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    Good range of gears

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    Female and Male specific options

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    Fun to ride

Reasons to avoid
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    Brakes could be better

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    Wheels are a little heavy

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The Triban has almost gained a cult like following over the years, it’s been a perfect transition bike for many riders looking to test the road cycling water, without wanting to spend several hundreds, if not thousands of pounds. By sticking to the direct sales delivery model, the Decathlon owned manufacturer has been able to ensure that the B'Twin Triban 520 continues to keep costs down and passes savings on to the customer.


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