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Trek Pure Lowstep - Women's
  • Color: Metallic Black
  • Color: Mint Pearl
  • Color: Violet
  • Color: Candy Orange

Trek

Pure Lowstep - Women's
2014

$489.99
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Product Rating
 
5.0 stars
 (15 Reviews)
 

2014 Trek Pure Lowstep - Women's

Spin across town in comfort and style with Trek's Pure Lowstep. With its upright riding position and foot-forward designed aluminum frame, the Pure lets you place your feet on the ground for safety and confidence. And, getting on and off couldn't be easier with the low frame you can step right over. It's also one of the easiest bikes to ride thanks to the at-the-ready controls, upright handlebars, cushy seat and the 7-speed drivetrain that flattens the climbs. Plus, the powerful linear-pull brakes give you total confidence.

 
Specification Description
Frame Trek Alpha Silver aluminum
Fork High-tensile steel
Rims/Wheels Bontrager AT-550
Hubs Formula aluminum
Tires Bontrager Solana, 26 x 2.125
Crankset Aluminum
Chainrings 42T w/chainguard
Rear Derailleur Shimano
Rear Cogs Shimano, 7-speed: 14-34
Shifters SRAM MRX twist
Handlebars Aluminum
Tape/Grips Bontrager Satellite
Stem Aluminum
Brake Levers Tektro adjustable reach
Brakes Tektro linear-pull
Pedals Nylon platform
Saddle Bontrager Cruiser
Seatpost Bontrager SSR

* Subject to change without notice.

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5.0 stars

(based on 15 reviews)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Comfortable  (15)
  • Stylish  (14)
  • Lightweight  (13)
  • Durable  (9)
  • Versatile  (4)

Cons

  • Needs More Weight Forward 
  • Wish It Came With Fenders 

Best Uses

  • Leisurely rides  (15)
  • Street riding  (11)
  • Commuting  (3)
  • Uneven Surfaces  (2)
  • Light riding 

Reviewed by 15 customers

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5.0

Love It

By Lynda

from Rochester, NY

About Me Casual/ Recreational

Pros

  • Lightweight
  • Comfortable

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Leisurely Rides
    • Light Trails

    Comments:

    Being retired, wanted a bike that was easy to ride without having to bend over the handle bars as I did with my last bike. Very pleased with this Trek. Easy ride and very light weight for taking along camping. One thing that was a negative was that I had a flat tire after riding it 3 times. It seems that the tire tube was rubbing against some scores on the rim that were not covered up. However it was covered by the bike shop warranty.

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    5.0

    Best Purchase Ever

    By Deb

    from Ohio

    About Me Casual/ Recreational

    Pros

    • Versatile
    • Lightweight
    • Durable
    • Comfortable
    • Stylish

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Leisurely Rides
      • Street Riding
      • Light Trails

      Comments:

      I am 59 and pretty active - I jog, walk, and skate frequently. The only reason I didn't bike much before was the discomfort factor from my other bike. I did 15 miles the first time I took this bike out, and experienced NO discomfort (ladies, I mean in the crotch area!!!). Also there was no tiring/discomfort in the neck and shoulders. I'm short at 5'1", and the seat is easy to adjust. I did need to tilt the handlebars back to have a comfortable reach. I would highly recommend this bike to anyone looking for a comfortable ride.

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      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Love the bikes!!

      By B & B

      from Corn field in Illinois

      About Me Casual/ Recreational

      Pros

      • Comfortable
      • Lightweight
      • Stylish

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Street Riding
        • Leisurely Rides

        Comments:

        Finally got my husband to ride with me. We love our bikes. He bought a larger gel seat for himself but the original is great for me. Having the seat set back sure helps my back. No leaning forward. Many more miles to ride for us.

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        5.0

        Best Purchase of My Adult Life!!!

        By mom2my4

        from Plano, TX

        About Me Casual/ Recreational

        Pros

        • Comfortable
        • Lightweight
        • Stylish

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Street Riding
          • Leisurely Rides

          Comments:

          I haven't been on a bike in 14 years, and went into Richardson BikeMart just to check out this bike in particular. Mike was extremely helpful, and asked me what it was I was looking for in a bike to make sure it was a good fit. We tried a couple bikes, and this one was so comfortable and easy to ride, I loved it! I bought it Fri, picked it up Sat, it's now Wed and not a day has gone by that I wasn't on my bike!! Great for leisurely rides with my kids, and also for solo trips as an additional form of exercise. Best purchase I have made in a long time, and I will cherish this bike for years to come!!!

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          5.0

          Very comfortable to ride

          By EnV

          from Colora, MD

          About Me Casual/ Recreational

          Pros

          • Stylish
          • Comfortable
          • Lightweight

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Street Riding
            • Commuting
            • Leisurely Rides
            • Light Trails

            Comments:

            My husband and I decided to start riding bikes to get outside and enjoy the outdoors and get a little exercise at the same time. We do not like to ride on the busy roads so we will be doing our riding at parks or bike/walk only paths.

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            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Love this bike

            By sdcamp

            from Oakville, ON

            About Me Casual/ Recreational

            Pros

            • Stylish
            • Comfortable
            • Lightweight
            • No Stress On Joints

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Street Riding
              • Leisurely Rides
              • Light Trails

              Comments:

              I love this bike. The seat is wide and comfortable even on long rides and I have no aches or pains after riding. Last but not least it looks great!

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              (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Best in the complex

              By Joe T

              from Vero Beach,FL

              About Me Casual/ Recreational

              Pros

              • Stylish
              • Versatile
              • More Foot Control
              • Durable
              • Comfortable
              • Easy On And Easy Off
              • Lightweight
              • Feel Safe On The Low Step

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Leisurely Rides
                • Great For 55 Community

                Comments:

                I ride around the complex for exercise and enjoyment. I feel free and in control.

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                • No

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Very fun bike

                By KGil

                from Omaha, NE

                About Me Casual/ Recreational

                Pros

                • Well-built
                • Good Value
                • Durable
                • Comfortable
                • Integrated Cables
                • Stylish
                • Good Shifting

                Cons

                • Wish It Came With Fenders

                Best Uses

                • Leisurely Rides
                • Light Trails
                • Commuting

                Comments:

                Bought this bike for my 12 year old daughter. It was between an Electra and the Pure. We are very much a Trek family, as we've had great luck with the brand. My daughter is getting a little annoyed with me and her brothers who are often "borrowing" her Pure 'cause it's one of the most fun bikes to ride. Just totally casual. My favorite feature is probably the integrated cables. Shifting seems to be precise and I love how she will have plenty of room to grow into it. This bike begs to be customized, though. Fenders and a cool basket are a must, but probably flashier grips and saddle wouldn't hurt. My wife wants to trade in her aluminum/carbon Trek Hybrid for one of these.

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                • No

                (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                New geometry takes some getting used to

                By Patti

                from Seattle

                About Me Casual/ Recreational

                Pros

                • Comfortable
                • This Bike Is Gorgeous
                • Stylish
                • Durable

                Cons

                • Needs More Weight Forward

                Best Uses

                • Leisurely Rides
                • Light Trails

                Comments:

                The new crank forward geometry takes some getting used to. I was having real problems steering until my local bike shop moved the seat forward as far as possible so that I could have more weight on the handlebars.

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                • No

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                I would definitely buy this again!

                By MS2000

                from Nampa,Idaho

                About Me Casual/ Recreational

                Pros

                • Lightweight
                • Less Gears To Confuse
                • Comfortable
                • Durable
                • Stylish

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Street Riding
                  • Leisurely Rides

                  Comments:

                  I ride every morning in my neighborhood. Less gears to confuse me. Love it.

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                  • No

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                  Violet 00768682207727 12176011312 TRK-12176011312
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