Torker EM50 Road Bike

DESCRIPTION

For those who seek adventure and want a bike to match their imagination, the EM50 is a road bike with larger tires for all your urban assault needs.

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[Jul 27, 2020]
petes_za


OVERALL
RATING
3
Strength:

Basic steel frame with mounts for mounts for front and rear racks and fenders. Good urban commuter that won't break the bank.

Weakness:

Not very well equipped for long-distance touring or bikepacking. I took this bike on a cross-country tour. It made it, but not without some trouble. The components (Sora) are weak -- the front derailleur cable snapped inside the housing and rear derailleur needs to be tuned frequently. One of the eyelets on the rear hub somehow bent over time causing the rotor to warp and rub along the brake pad. The rear derailleur hanger is part of the frame. When I took a fall on a recent backpacking trip, the hanger bent and I had to find a bike shop to bend it back. On most newer bikes, the hanger is a separate and replaceable component that can swapped out with ease. Lastly, there's only one cage mount for water bottles.

Price Paid:
900
Purchased:
New  
Model Year:
2015
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