Trek 7200 Hybrid Bike

4.13/5 (38 Reviews)
MSRP : $389.99


Product Description

Frame Material: aluminum
Frame Angles: 71.5 head, 73.5 seat
Sizes: 15", 17.5", 20", 22.5", womens 15", womens 17.5", womens 20"
Colors: Black Chrome/Silver, Blue/Dark Blue
Fork: RST CT-COM C4
Rear Shock: Not applicable
Brake Levers: aluminum linear-pull
Handlebar: aluminum, 2" rise
Stem: aluminum threadless
Headset: 1 1/8" threadless Aheadset
Front Der: Shimano C102
Crankset: Shimano FC-203, 28/38/48 teeth
Rear Der: Shimano Alivio
Pedals: resin
Tires: 700 x 35c Bontrager Invert Select


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Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Ed Gaddis

Date Reviewed: March 15, 2015

Strengths:    Comfortable, durable, shifts very well.

Weaknesses:    None that I perceive. Especially for the money.

Bottom Line:   
I bought this bike about 5 yrs ago. I was not looking to spend a lot on a bike but also wanted something with quality. Given I am not a bike expert and was looking for a hybrid take to ride around town and on mild trails. I am in my mid 50's so was not going to be doing any extensive, rough, trail riding. I have ridden many, many miles in this time and have been very impressed with how well this bike functions, easily shifting. I could not be more please. Numerous 30+ trips each month. I am surprised that one person described if bought would be a grave mistake. I do not see how that could be possible. Most of these reviews are great. I guess every model of anything has a rare lemon so to speak. This bike has been fantastic for me.


Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:4
Submitted by stan a Road Racer

Date Reviewed: October 11, 2013

Strengths:    Although the components are not super high end they
work great. The geometry is almost perfect. I've never
written a more comfortable bicycle. I love the 700 wheels.


Weaknesses:    The stem ,bars , and saddle our kind of hokey. In my opinion the down tube is a little too short .

Bottom Line:   
I have been riding bicycle since 95. I currently own a
specialized allez which does me little good for around
town riding, very long distance, and pulling my son in
the trailer. So I bought this bike on Craigslist for $40 not
expecting much at all other than a disposable bike but I
don't really care about. I was absolutely blown away
when I got home. I couldn't be more happy with this bike.
Is exactly what I've been looking for for one bike that
does a little bit of everything. In my opinion anyone that
poo poos this bike doesn't know much about bicycling.
I intend on converting it to threadless with drop bars.
A better saddle and a whole bunch of racks and bags.


Overall Rating:1
Value Rating:2
Submitted by Angry Rider a Commuter

Date Reviewed: August 1, 2013

Strengths:    None, the frame sucks

Weaknesses:    Everything

Bottom Line:   
To all who are reading this I have had this bike for many years and today I can no longer take it. I have somehow dealt with the bike's problems but I can take it no longer. First of all, thanks to the designer of this bike (who apparently has a mental disability) whenever there is even the least bit of water on the ground, for instance, if it is raining, has just rained, or when perhaps you ride over a small puddle, your entire backside gets covered in mud and soaked in water thanks to the lack of either front OR rear fenders. Secondly the tires have skidded and caused me to either have to abruptly stop or fall while riding multiple times. Thirdly the chain constantly slips when you pedal backwards to adjust your feet or change gears to quickly (which should not happen to a bike of around 400 dollars). In conclusion if you buy this bike you will be making a grave mistake.


Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Kathy C.

Date Reviewed: June 12, 2013

Strengths:    Strong and dependable, good compromise between Road and Mountain bike.

Weaknesses:    It is heavier than a road bike and I get smoked by all the road bikes I encounter (plus they are a lot skinnier than me!) but they can't go in the woods like I can!

Bottom Line:   
Strong and dependable, my bike is 10 years old, replacing a Schwinn Mirada Sport Mountain Bike. I ride for exercise on paved road and have taken my daughter off road on relatively groomed trails with no problems. I have ridden it over large gravel and I had to be very careful because the rocks grab the thinner tires but it handled well. Also handles off road hills well too- depending on your experience with off roading (and I am no trail hopper really but like to get messy every once in a while.) I have changed the seat, but that is more a personal choice. I tune it up every year and have had no issues with it. A nice multi-purpose bike for road or light trail riding.


Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Dave a Recreational Rider

Date Reviewed: February 12, 2013

Strengths:    Great on flat smooth roads. I winter on a barrier island - roads ideal. Got mine from my neighbor's trash three years ago. Rusted - replaced cables, brakes handlebars. Like it better than my newer 7100,

Weaknesses:    Factory seat terrible on long rides. Shifters need adjusted more than my 7100,

Bottom Line:   
Its great for me -ocasional rider.

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Similar Products Used:   Trek 7100

Bike Setup:   factory



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