Triban 500 SE

    Designed for occasional road cycling, on rides 30 to 60 km long. Ideal for getting started with road racing.

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    SKU: S13957 (55789)
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    € 388.70
    Characteristics Designed for occasional road cycling, on rides 30 to 60 km long. Ideal for getting started with road racing.
    Product Benefits
    1. Efficiency
      24-speed, triple chainring crankset, Microshift gear shifters on handlebar.
    2. Precision
      Carbon fork.
    Product feature
    1. Frame
      6061 T6 aluminium sloped tube with socket for integrated headset. Short geometry, 1.9 kg in size 57, solid frame. Available in 5 sizes for users from 1.65 m to 2 m tall.
    2. Fork / suspension
      B'Twin Sport carbon fork with aluminium pivot (550 g).
    3. Drivetrain
      Highly precise 8-speed Microshift shifters with a very sturdy design. Ergonomic and very comfortable, these shifters are pleasant for any size hands to use. Very precise front and rear Microshift derailleur ensuring amazingly-smooth chain crossovers. Cassette: 12 x 25.
    4. Crankset / cassette
      Aluminium 50/39/30 triple chainring, crankset works perfectly on all types of flat and inclined terrain. Two crank sizes: 170 mm and 175 mm, depending on the size of the frame.
    5. Brakes
      B'Twin double pivot with pads mounted on brake shoes to make it easy to replace when worn down without changing the position of the brakes.
    6. Handlebars / stem / steering
      B'Twin oversize, compact handlebar stem, with component sizes that are proportional to the size of the frame (stem length: 80 mm to 130 mm on a size 63 bike).
    7. Wheels
      B'Twin aluminium double-wall rim with eyelets, 32 stainless steel spokes, front and rear quick-release hubs.
    8. Tyres
      Hutchinson Equinox (Section 23): an excellent tyre for training sessions at a fast pace. Weight: 290 g. Equipped with steel beads. Bi-material rubber: the tread is harder than the sidewalls; mounted on a 66 TPI carcass.
    9. Saddle / seat post
      B'Twin aluminium seat post with a BTR screw adjustment (29.8 mm diameter). Ergonomic B'Twin saddle that is comfortable even on long rides.
    10. Pedals
      Platform pedals with toe clips.
    11. Weight
      10.6 kg in size 57 with the pedals.
    12. Accessories / equipment
      Comes with a front and rear light kit, and a bell.
    Product testing
    1. Composition
      Frame : 100.0% Aluminium 6061
    2. Product catchline
      An efficient bike for discovering road cycling: aluminium frame and 24 speeds. New ergonomic handlebar and new B'Twin Ergo Fit saddle for added comfort.
    Product reviews
    4.5 / 5
    55 reviews
    55 users recommend this product
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    • 500 mile review of the Triban

      Sebastian (United Kingdom)
      Used for 3 to 6 months
      I have had this bike for a reasonable time now (6 months) and can confidently say this was the best £300 I have ever spent. The bike is up there with the best that I have ridden: smooth, comfortable, fast and very agile (I have been on a number of bikes as I am a keen triathlete from Cannondales to Meridas and lower price lemons as well!). The value is phenomenal - I have had no reliability problems whatsoever and I am very impressed with the gears, the frame, the solid wheels and the general handling of the bike. The Microshift system is just as good as Shimano: it is effortless and smooth so cast aside any snobbery you may have! I use it generally as a reliable commuter but I have used it in a Duathlon at Rockingham speedway. For a 19km course I clocked 35 minutes which is simply a respectable result - the bike can be used for sportives and sprint triathlons in my view and if you were to upgrade both the wheels and the tyres you would have a very swift machine indeed. The only thing I have changed on the bike is to install a pair of Michelin Lithion 2 tyres which have worked nicely with the bike. So if you are looking for a very solid, comfortable and reliable commuting/training bike then go ahead and buy it you will not regret it. All of the positive reviews here are pretty much spot on.
      Frame, Handlebars, Gears, Comfort
    • Even better than I'd hoped

      Benjamin (United Kingdom)
      Used for 3 to 6 months
      I've had this bike for 6 months now and I'm really enjoying riding it. I did my research before buying and bought it for the frame mainly. I'm really pleased with how comfortable the ride is and the frame is very responsive - it took a while to gain confidence on the bike because of this.
      I've upgraded the wheels and tyres to Shimano RS11 and Continental GT meaning I can have the originals for my turbo trainer.
      The bottom bracket has started to wear but this is being replaced under warranty, no problems.
      I think in time I'll continue to upgrade some of the other parts, but as my first road bike, I'm very impressed. Sure, I could have spent a lot more money, but what would I get for that? Maybe a bike that is a few pounds lighter, but I can lose a few those few pounds and keep the money. A great bike, especially for a newbie.
      comfort, looks, ride
      bottom bracket starting to wear
    • Great bike at an amazing price!

      Samuel (United Kingdom)
      Used for 1 week or less
      I just bought this bike as my first road bike, I have previously been using an MTB, and the difference is massive. The Triban 500 SE is incredibly light, the gears change smoothly, the brakes are very responsive, and it is in general a fast and smooth ride. I would thoroughly recommend this to any looking for a road bike at a reasonable and suitable price.
      Gears, lightweight, brakes...basically everything
      Absolutely nothing
    • Absolutely love it

      Shaun (United Kingdom)
      Used for 1 week or less
      In the short time I've owned this I have to say I am in love. I love the way the bike looks and feels and the weight is surprisingly light. I only had a couple of small issues, though. Firstly, the gears were slightly out of alignment, which of course is an easy fix. Secondly, I have a 2 inch scratch running down my pedal arm. It doesn't bother me much, as over time they will get scratched anyway. I would reccomend this to anyone and Decathlon, you certainly have my custom!
      Weight, Looks, Feel
      Absolutely Nothing
    • Brilliance at a Budget

      Jamie (United Kingdom)
      Used for 2 to 8 weeks
      Having recently moved from a quiet rural location to a big city, I needed a reliable road bike to get around. Having looked at reviews and recommendations, I decided to buy the Triban 500 SE.

      I am extremely happy that I did as it's the best road bike I've ever owned (4 Previous bikes, none coming close to the Triban 500).

      It's light, easy to ride and ultimately has a very robust build quality. Upon arrival, the setting up was very easy. The only thing I did have to do was change the tension on the gearing cables, which is an easy enough job.

      I've done over 200 miles so far, and am looking forward to many more miles spent on this excellent value, nifty and reliable road bike.
      Build Quality, Ride Quality, Speed and Comfort.
      None so far.
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