Trek Pure
  • Color: Gunmetal
  • Color: Matte Black

Trek

Pure

Product Rating
 
5.0 stars
 (11 Reviews)
 

Trek Pure

Spin across town in comfort and style with Trek's Pure. With its upright riding position and foot-forward design, the Pure lets you place your feet on the ground for safety and confidence. 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 550
Hubs Aluminum
Tires Bontrager Solana, 26 x 2.125
Crankset Aluminum
Chainrings 42T w/chainguard
Rear Derailleur Shimano Tourney
Rear Cogs Shimano, 7-speed: 14-34
Shifters SRAM MRX twist
Handlebars Aluminum
Tape/Grips Bontrager Satellite
Stem Aluminum
Brake Levers Tektro
Brakes Tektro linear-pull
Pedals Nylon platform
Saddle Bontrager cruiser
Seatpost Bontrager SSR
Accessories & Extras Kickstand

* Subject to change without notice.

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5.0 stars

(based on 11 reviews)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Comfortable  (10)
  • Lightweight  (10)
  • Durable  (9)
  • Stylish  (9)
  • Versatile  (6)

Cons

  • Cant stand when riding 
  • More color choices 
  • None worthy of mention 
  • Nothing comes to mind 
  • Not ideal for exercise 

Best Uses

  • Leisurely rides  (10)
  • Street riding  (9)
  • Commuting  (7)
  • Light riding  (4)
  • Commuting/city 

Reviewed by 11 customers

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4.0

Gets Heavyweight Boomer Back on the Bike

By TomBantle

from Fairport, NY

About Me Casual/ Recreational

Pros

  • Smooth ride
  • Great Brakes
  • Stylish
  • Comfortable

Cons

  • Sharp Turns Can't Pedal

Best Uses

  • Street Riding
  • Leisurely Rides

Comments:

Perfect bike for out-of-shape Boomers who haven't had a new bike since you were a kid (bikes with no gears, coaster brakes); easy transition to hand brakes, gears. After a little breakin, shifting is smooth and easy. As it says in the manual, if you are making slow, sharp turns, if you pedal, your foot will hit the front wheel or fender. Heavy, but necessarily so to support heavy rider.

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5.0

Great Ride!

By BillM

from Fraser,MI

About Me Casual/ Recreational

Pros

  • Lightweight
  • Comfortable
  • Ergonomic Feel

Cons

  • NONE

Best Uses

  • Street Riding
  • Leisurely Rides
  • Commuting

Comments:

Great feel and solid construction. Needed a new bike and glad I chose Trek.

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5.0

Really like this bike

By KAYAKR

from Clinton Township MI.

About Me Casual/ Recreational

Pros

  • Stylish
  • Comfortable
  • Durable
  • Versatile
  • Lightweight

Cons

  • More Color Choices

Best Uses

  • Light Trails
  • Street Riding
  • Leisurely Rides

Comments:

I most like the upright seating position, no strain on back, hands or wrists. The 7 speeds work well for the area where I live and use the bike. Most of my riding time(5-8 miles daily)is in 2nd-4th gear but the others are there for the uphills or downhills. A few more color choices would be nice but surely does not detract from how much fun this bike is to ride. I have not owned a bike of this quality before and am very impressed with how quiet the bike is and how smooth it shifts.I am just really enjoying this bike.

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5.0

Great bike

By EMD

from Colora, MD

About Me Casual/ Recreational

Pros

  • Versatile
  • Durable
  • Lightweight
  • Comfortable
  • Stylish

Cons

  • Nothing Comes To Mind

Best Uses

  • Leisurely Rides
  • Commuting
  • Gets Me Outside
  • Light Trails
  • Street Riding

Comments:

My wife and I decided we needed to get outside more and so we decided to ride bikes again. I used to ride many many years ago to commute to and from school and work but as I got older I found bike riding to be more and more uncomfortable and so I stopped riding. After visiting Bike Line in Newark we decided to try the Trek Pure. I like the way it rides and how I sit on the bike. I'm not hunched over the handle bars but sitting up straight so no more back and neck pain. I'm not in a hurry to get anywhere and I find 7 gears works for me, I wont be breaking any records but thats not why we deiced on the Pure. And a shout out to Paul at Bike Line, he is a no stress type sales associate and a pleasure to buy a bike from.

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(3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Love Riding This Bike!

By Mr Mack

from Williamsburg VA

About Me Casual/ Recreational

Pros

  • Lightweight
  • Durable
  • Versatile
  • Comfortable
  • Stylish

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Street Riding
    • Leisurely Rides
    • Commuting
    • Light Trails

    Comments:

    I did a lot of research and test riding the Trek Pure and the Electra Townie. Both were a delight to ride but I felt like the Trek Pure fit me better. I use to ride a Trek hybrid and would ride on average 10-12 miles a day. Now that I have my Trek Pure I find I ride further than I use to just for the shear enjoyment of riding. I will admit my pace is a little slower but I find the 7 gears more than sufficient for the area I live in. I really enjoy riding this bike!

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    5.0

    Love Riding This Bike!

    By Tim Mack

    from Williamsburg VA

    About Me Casual/ Recreational

    Pros

    • Stylish
    • Durable
    • Versatile
    • Lightweight
    • Comfortable

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Street Riding
      • Leisurely Rides
      • Light Trails
      • Commuting

      Comments:

      I did a lot of research and test riding the Trek Pure and the Electra Townie. Both were a delight to ride but I felt like the Trek Pure fit me better. I use to ride a Trek hybrid and would ride on average 10-12 miles a day. Now that I have my Trek Pure I find I ride further than I use to just for the shear enjoyment of riding. I will admit my pace is a little slower but I find the 7 gears more than sufficient for the area I live in. I really enjoy riding this bike!

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      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Pure riding fun!

      By Dorothy

      from Ruskin

      About Me Casual/ Recreational

      Pros

      • Durable
      • Comfortable
      • Versatile
      • Stylish
      • Lightweight
      • Great riding position

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Light Trails
        • Street Riding
        • Leisurely Rides
        • Uneven Surfaces

        Comments:

        We wanted a bicycle that didn't cause our hands to go numb... and that was for casual light exercise. We liked the Pure model so much we bought ourselves second bikes to keep at our second home...

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        (1 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Excellent Commuter

        By saskatchewan_rider

        from saskatchewan

        About Me Avid Cyclist

        Pros

        • Comfortable
        • Stylish
        • Versatile
        • Lightweight
        • Relaxing
        • Durable

        Cons

        • Brakes

        Best Uses

        • Leisurely Rides
        • Commuting

        Comments:

        I purchased this bike to commute to work with. It is comfortable, and surprisingly quick. I have mine setup with rack & fenders. I haul books, clothes and other gear to work and back each day. It is a great bike. My only gripe, is I wish the frame had options to set the bike up with disc brakes. While the bike cruises generally at relaxing speeds, I can still wind it up to 40+ km/h; at those speeds better brakes would be a bonus. I am 6'2", I swapped the 330mm seat post with a 400mm one, and it fits well. I also swapped the seat with a mtn bike seat. If you are looking for a practical, comfortable commuter, this is the one. It's unique geometry fits a wide range of body sizes.

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        5.0

        Perfect bike for me!

        By Humbug

        from Paducah, KY area

        About Me Casual/ Recreational

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Durable
        • Lightweight
        • Comfortable
        • Stylish
        • Great ride

        Cons

        • None Worthy Of Mention

        Best Uses

        • Leisurely Rides
        • Street Riding
        • Commuting
        • Light Trails

        Comments:

        I am a formerly avid/competitive rider who has been essentially "off the bike" for about 30 years. I am now 63 years old and starting over. I picked out this bike after trying several ATBs at the local shop. The more I ride it the better I like it. I ride 5 - 8 miles regularly and 20 miles occasionally. I will comment on the stock tires. My bike is 2 years old and came with 1.9 tires of hybrid type. My wife's Pure, 1 year old, came with 2.125 beach cruisers. The ride and response of the lighter, higher pressure tires make this a more versatile bike.

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        5.0

        Riding a bike is fun again!

        By Round the Block

        from Troy, MI

        About Me Casual/ Recreational

        Pros

        • Comfortable
        • Durable
        • Lightweight

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Street Riding
          • Commuting
          • Leisurely Rides

          Comments:

          I am a 46 year old male that used to ride miles and miles a day on my 10 speed. When I bought a mountain bike I couldn't believe how much different it ws to ride and how much more resisitance there was. It wasn't long before I quit riding all together. Fast forward ten years and I am back at the bike shop looking for a comfortable bike to ride. After taking the Trek Pure out into the parking lot for a quick spin up and down the road I was instantly sold. I couldn't wait to ride it when I got home...this was what I remember bike riding to be like. It's so easy to ride and just glides along the pavement bike riding is fun again! For anybody that thinks these bikes aren't good exercise just ride farther or ride uphill! It has seven gears which seems to be just right with first being ample to haul my butt up any hills and seventh is great for the downhill sprint to the finish. I have not found anything about it that I dislike and I have had mine for four months. I bought mine at [...] their prices seem competetive and you get some free services for the first year.

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