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Trek 2.5 WSD 2010


Sizes 47, 50, 52, 54, 56, 58cm (Frame size guide)
Frame type Rigid
Frame material Aluminium Alloy
(The quick guide to aluminium alloy)
Gears 20 speed
Chainset type Compact 50-34
(What is a compact chainset?)
Wheel size 700C
Front Derailleur
Rear Derailleur
Shimano Ultegra
Cassette Shimano 105
Wheels Bontrager Race

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by Helen  on 29 Mar 2010
I recently bought the Trek 2.5 WSD model after my vintage (1992 model) Trek 2300 with carbon composite frame was stolen. I was sure to wanted another Trek, and contemplated the Madone, but in the end settled for the 2.5WSD and I'm completely satified with it.

I really think the WSD geometry is excellent. A comfortable riding position (both on the hoods and drops) is easier to achieve than on a ordinary frame. For my height of 5ft5.5in, the 54cm frame needed little adjustment, other than the seat height. (The seat is also wider and ok comfortwise). I would highly recommend the WSD for women. It take a few rides to get used to the narrower and slightly more responsive steering. The aluminium frame and carbon forks give a stiffer but very light feel to the bike, and climbing feels easier than before.

However, I wasn't happy with the 50/34 set-up, (being used to the old fashioned 52/42, 7-speed cassette). But my local bike shop (excellent) swapped the 34 chainring for a 38, and this gives me a better choice of gears in the middle-range.

For leisure, fitness, charity riding, the 2.5WSD is perfect. (And she looks beautiful).

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