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Triban RC520 Road Bike

Sale price: $999.00 Regular price: $1,699.00

Cycle further and more often with the most comfortable road bike we've ever designed. Discover its hydro-mechanical disc brakes, specially-designed geometry, and the Shimano 105 groupset

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About this item:

  • One of the best value Shimano 105 Bikes on the market
  • Custom shaped aluminum frame with carbon fork
  • Shimano 105 11 spd groupset with disc brakes
  • Shifter: 2x11-speed
  • Tubeless Ready Wheels
  • Lifetime Warranty: frame, stem, and handlebars guaranteed for life
Model: 8629909

Product Features

A photo of the Triban RC520 Road Bike in use
A photo of the Triban RC520 Road Bike in use

Triban RC520 Road Bike | for your regular rides. It provides matchless comfort for cycling further and more often.

Cycle further and more often with the most comfortable road bike we've ever designed. Discover its hydro-mechanical disc brakes, specially-designed geometry, and the Shimano 105 groupset

Cycling comfort

Comfort road geometry, 28 mm tires, foam handlebar tape, new ErgoFit saddle

Versatility

Inserts for carrier and mudguard, suitable for 36mm tires, tubeless ready wheels

Precision

The Shimano 105 R7000 groupset, front and rear derailleur, brake levers.

Lifetime warranty

Triban guarantees the frame, stem, and handlebars for life

Questions & Answers

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Question:

What is the standover height for a size S?

Answer:

Measured at the nose of the saddle the stand over is 29".

By Thierry on Sep 27, 2023 | STAFF

Question:

When will there be more Small frames in stock?

Answer:

No - This model is on clearance.

By Thierry on Dec 7, 2023 | STAFF

Question:

How much does the XS weight?

Answer:

The bike is 22lbs in a medium, I would assume the XS is about 21lbs

By Thierry on Dec 13, 2023 | STAFF

Question:

What is the complete weight with the bicycle assembled?

Answer:

10.4 KG or 22.8lbs including peddals

By Thierry on Dec 14, 2023 | STAFF

Question:

I saw that the model is on clearance, will there be a different model to replace it at around the same price?

Answer:

Yes, but not until 2025.

By Thierry on Dec 20, 2023 | STAFF

Question:

When will the Large size be in stock?

Answer:

Unfortuantely we will not be re-ordering this model.

By Thierry on Jan 15, 2024 | STAFF

Question:

Will you be reordering the XL version?

Answer:

Unfortunately not - we will be discountinuing that model once inventory if depleted.

By Thierry on Jan 25, 2024 | STAFF

Question:

Will you be restocking the XL model?

Answer:

Unfortunately not - we will be discountinuing that model once inventory if depleted.

By Thierry on Jan 25, 2024 | STAFF

Question:

What is tooth count of chain rings on rc520

Answer:

The Chainrings are 50 x 34

By Thierry on Feb 26, 2024 | STAFF

Question:

What is the total weight capacity for the RC520?

Answer:

245lbs

By Thierry on Feb 27, 2024 | STAFF

Question:

Is the bicycle equipped with pedals?

Answer:

Yes, the bike is delivered with a basic set of plastic pedals.

By Thierry on Mar 8, 2024 | STAFF

Question:

What is the standover for the XS?

Answer:

Stand over hieght measured from the nose of the saddle is 27.3" - keep in mind that the person evaluating the standover should measure thier inseam with shoes on

By Thierry on Apl 8, 2024 | STAFF

Question:

What is the weight capacity of the rear triangle mount for this bike if I want to install a toddler bike seat on the mount ?

Answer:

The rear triange is not individually rated for wieight but it is strong. The weight limit comes from the child seat you select. Depending on the brand, rear mount child seats hold between 40 - 55lbs... but please check with the seat manufacturer for weigh limits.

By Thierry on May 16, 2024 | STAFF

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A huge gap

Before having this one, I had a VTC for €250 which was 3 years old. So going over this one, it was night and day. So of course I can no longer go on stones, but I have added 10 km/h without effort to the average speed. It's impressive. I find the value for money unbeatable and the bike is really cool! The brakes are perfect and the gears/chainrings really good. On the other hand, checking the tightness of each part of the bike, I discovered quite quickly that my handlebars were not tight!!!

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Good road bike

A good bike to start with, I especially recommend the accessories.

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Excellent bike quality/price

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Not far from faultless!

I have been riding with it for 1 year (1 weekly outing + 1 Home trainer session). Hyper-versatile, robust, easy-to-handle bike... Frankly, the value for money is unbeatable. Small black spots on the transmission... after 6 months it starts to make noise... there dear Decathlon Friends... there is a small modification to make... I replaced the cassette with a Shimano (50€) and replaced the chain with a Shimano CN HG701-11... and perfect! Otherwise it was ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

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Spare parts supply zero...

I bought it in April 2021, I rode it for 15,000 kilometers over the course of 3 years, the bike itself would be worth that much in any way, but as soon as there is any problem with it, the black soup comes... It starts with the fact that the Decathlon service technicians have zero expertise, I took it for granted that it was not the rear brake says that there is no such pad, because the one we have doesn't fit, they can't replace it, I bought a pad elsewhere (it's the only one you can get for it, not in decathlon), it had to be removed a little from the wear layer and it fit... Over time after that the braking effect went away, I didn't even take it in anymore, I just changed it myself at home, it was fine for a few days, then it didn't start at all, I took it to the Decathlon service center in Dunakeszi, they changed the disc, the pad, I asked for the oil to be changed as well, then they called me to say that it was enough to change it the disc, insert. That's how it happened, I got it back at the end of the third bike ride and it didn't work at all, I had enough of the Decathlon workshop... I took it to a service center in Dunkesin to a young guy, he said out of the blue that the oil was leaking from the brake, of course he didn't have the part I was looking for because this brake is distributed by Decathlon and you can't get parts for it anywhere, there is a coupled saddle on Decathlon's website, but they don't give it out, only in the service department, I rather told you to replace it with a simple mechanical Shimano saddle, it was much better with it... And the real one joke came to this year.. the steering wheel clicks, clicks, gets stuck, it's true that I was at fault because I didn't take it immediately, I went for a spin with it a few more times. I took it to the mechanic again, he took it apart, he said that of course it's a custom size, it's only used for Decathlon bikes, 41.4 mm diameter, it's only in Decathlon, but it can't be ordered, I went to Dunakeszi and was told that they don't sell it, but I can take it to Hatvani replaced in the center. I took it to Dunakesi on April 20th, 6 days later they called me from the Hatvan service center to say that it was out of stock for a week and a half. It's been two weeks since then, nothing, I called the workshop back, they told me that it hasn't arrived yet and they don't even know when it will come... When I write this, it's May 20th and I haven't had the bike for a month, because they can't get a steering bearing yet for a model that is still available now... So this was my first and last Decathlon bike, and for these reasons I don't even recommend anyone to buy a bike here until they fix the fact that the supply of spare parts is zero...

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Excellent bike at an excellent price, the bike is comfortable and smooth, it is definitely not a racing bike, but it slides discreetly, the gearbox is a unique watch, the wheels are broken, they broke 3 times and then I decided to change them

Very good

Good product, under €1000 with almost the entire transmission in Shimano 105 quality... It's very good. By adding 200 euros you can change the cassette / chain to 105 as well and have good tires, and here you are with a very good bike for less than 1200€. The only downside may be the mechanical-hydraulic hybrid system for the brakes, we can feel the drop in performance compared to a full hydraulic system. Bought in size L for 178cm, with handlebar and saddle height adjustments, it's very comfortable. Aesthetics frankly very beautiful too.

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decent bike but questionable reliability

Satisfied with the bike and its smooth transmission, however after three weeks and two 50 km outings, a rubbing/creaking noise is heard when freewheeling, at the rear wheel and the cassette undulates with a strong amplitude. Back at the store, the very available and friendly salesperson attests to this problem, mentions a probable malfunction of the freewheel body and directs me to the workshop. The person who receives me, despite observing the abnormal movement of the cassette, requires me to make an appointment to establish a diagnosis with a deadline of 15 days. In another Decathlon store, the person at the workshop notices the problem and declares that the warranty must be used and the wheel changed. The problem is that it is not available, even on order. No loan or temporary replacement solution offered. So I have to wait, without the possibility of using an almost new bike, which is regrettable. In conclusion, Correct equipment but disappointing after-sales service

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Very disappointed and no after-sales service

Purchased at the end of 2020, the results of this bike are very disappointing. Impossible to fit several tire models (+6 models tested with repairers, workshops, etc.). This handicaps me on a daily basis for every outing and every puncture is hell. I'm sorry but this is not at all serious on such an important element of the bike.

Excellent bicycle for cycle trips, recommended. Excellent and modular brakes, already tested on some descents. Unlike the cheaper classic mechanical disc brakes, already tested on another bike, they allow you to manage braking in a much more controlled way, avoiding the wheels locking when cornering and ending up on the ground. With the gears fitted you can easily tackle even rather steep climbs (10-15%) with a loaded bike, around 25kg. Another plus point is the 28" tires which make lean control easier and guarantee greater comfort and safety on dirt roads. PS: to improve control of the vehicle and increase the load capacity of the handlebar space, I recommend replacing it with that of the gravel model. (Bike purchased 2 months ago with approximately 360km under its belt)

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Very good value for money…

Very good value for money for this bike! But still disappointed with the preparation of the bike that I had to do myself...

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Brilliant

Unbeatable price-quality ratio, after three outings, small adjustments and nothing more in the change. 100% recommendable

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After 1 year of use

Delighted with RC 520 used in gravel (with 35 and 38 mm Panaracer tubeless tires) Very good bike. Versatile. I rode 4500 km with bikepacking trips of 300 km.

very comfortable and very responsive

bike that I just bought. first outing of 38 km with a pass passage at 6.4% and well I am pleasantly surprised. no pain, discomfort, or bad reactions from the bike. I am delighted !

excellent bike

When buying online and picking up in store, they send you to the workshop, and because of the excitement of the bike, I didn't realize that it was missing the T from the TRIBAN logo. review it before.

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Additional Product Information

Composition

Frame (for bike): 100.0% Aluminium

Frame

New Triban Evo frame in 6061 T6 aluminum, comfort-oriented geometry with adapted slope Weight: 4 lbs in size MStrong, versatile frame: carrier and mudguard can be installed Compatible with tires up to 36 mm cross-section

Fork

New Triban Evo fork with carbon blades and aluminum 1-1/8Inch Aheadset center. This fork combines comfort, low weight, and precision.The carbon has been designed to provide good lateral rigidity and good filtering of frontal vibrations.Inserts on the blades for mounting a front carrierMax weight to be carried on the fork: 19.8 lbsHoles on the wheel axle to attach a mudguardCompatible with tires up to 36 mm cross-section

Handlebar / stem / steering

Ergonomic aluminum Triban handlebars for a better grip and excellent comfort.Handlebar width (axle-to-axle): XS, S, M: 400 mm.L, XL : 420 mm.New Triban stem:XS : 70 mmS: 80 mmM: 90 mmL: 100 mmXL: 110 mm

Drivetrain

Shimano 105 R7000 shiftersShimano 105 R7000 front derailleurShimano 105 R7000 rear derailleur with 11 speeds and long screedTotal weight: 1.9 lbsChain KMC X series

Crankset / cassette

Microshift CS-H110 11S 11/32 cassette (11/12/13/14/15/17/19/21/24/28/32).Shimano RS 510 compact bottom bracket 50/34.Crank length varies according to size of bike: XS, S: 170 mm.M: 172.5 mm.L, XL: 175 mm.

Brakes

TRP HY/RD disc brakes.Semi-metal TRP pad (version M515/M525)Mechanical pulling of hydraulic pistons, ensuring reliability and efficiency 160 mm disc at the front and rearAnti-compression JAGWIRE housing to ensure precision and efficiency of braking Waterproof housing cap at the bottom frame diagonal tube

Wheels

Triban Tubeless Ready Light wheels*6106T6 aluminum.ETRTO dimension: 622 x 17 C.24 mm height for increased lateral rigidity.Crossed steel spokes for greater rigidity (28 front and 28 rear).Sealed cartridge bearings. Weight per pair (without cassette and QR): 4.4 lbs*Conversion kit required, including 2 tubeless valves + 2 rim strips + bottle of anti-puncture liquid.

Tires

Triban protect light tires13.8 ozSkinwall stiff beadNylon anti-puncture protection Durable carcass: 60 TPI. Dimensions: 28c-622 / 700 x 28c for greater comfort Max pressure: 8 bar / 116 psi.

Saddle / seat post

New Triban ErgoFit saddle. Hammock design for greater comfort. Aluminum Triban seat post.Diameter: 27.2 mm.Length: 350 mm in M / L / XL, 250 mm in XS / S

Product testing

What is uncompromised comfort? Laboratory tests: Rigidity of the fork, comfort (geometry)Field tests: Long rides, legendary races (Ardéchoise, Paris-Roubaix, Tour des Flandres, etc.), gravel rides, long distances (with pannier bags)

Storage instructions

Store your bike in a dry, cool place. If riding or storing your bike in a salty environment, be sure to wash your bike after each use.

Guarantee

Lifetime warranty on frame, handlebar, stem. 2 years on fork and peripheral components.

Origin

Imported

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