The Verve 3 Lowstep Equipped is an easy-riding hybrid bike designed for comfort on roads, paths and city streets. It features a light, road bike-style drivetrain, a road-smoothing Forklight 3.0 suspension fork and seatpost, and a dynamo hub that powers the lights. Plus it comes equipped with utility features like mudguards, lights and an MIK-compatible rear rack.
It's right for you if...
You want a feature-packed bike that will take you wherever you want to go, and keep you comfortable on every ride. You're looking for lots of useful tech like a Forklight 3.0 suspension fork and a dynamo hub that powers your lights.
The tech you get:
A lightweight aluminium frame with a lowstep design that makes it easier to hop on and off, a reliable drivetrain with 18 speeds and a wide range of gearing, a Shimano dynamo hub that powers the front and rear lights, a road-smoothing Forklight 3.0 suspension fork with integrated light, a suspension seatpost, powerful disc brakes, wide 40c tyres for extra stability, an adjustable stem, a padded saddle and ergonomic grips. Plus, it comes equipped with everything you need to ride, like mudguards, lights, a kickstand, a lock and a rear MIK-compatible rack.
The final word:
The Verve 3 Lowstep Equipped is fast and comfortable. It has a wide range of gearing, road-smoothing suspension, ride-ready accessories and design details that keep you comfortable on longer fitness rides and commutes.
Frame: Alpha Gold Aluminium, lowstep, rack and mudguard mounts, DuoTrap S-compatible, IS disc-brake mount, 135x5 mm QR
Fork: Forklight 3.0 with integrated 50LUX lighting, 40 mm travel
Hub front: Shimano 3.0 watt dynamo hub
Hub rear: Shimano TX505, CenterLock
Rim: Bontrager Connection, double-wall, 32-hole, 20 mm width, Presta valve
Tyre: Bontrager H2 Comp, reflective, wire bead, 30 tpi, 700x40c
Max tyre size: 700x45c with or without fenders
*Shifter Size: S, M, L
Shimano Acera M3000, 2 -speed
Size: S, M, L
Shimano Acera M3000, 9-speed
Front derailleur: Shimano Acera T3000, 34.9 mm clamp, top swing, dual pull
Rear derailleur: Shimano Alivio M3100, long cage
*Crank: Size: S, M
Shimano MT210, 46/30, chain guard, 170 mm length
Shimano MT210, 46/30, chain guard, 175 mm length
Cassette: Shimano HG200, 11-36, 9-speed
Chain: KMC E9S, 9-speed
Pedal: Track-style alloy
Saddle: Bontrager Boulevard
Seatpost: Alloy, adjustable suspension, 27.2 mm, 300 mm length
Grips: Bontrager Satellite Elite, alloy lock-on
*Stem: Size: S, M
Bontrager alloy quill, 31.8 mm clamp, adjustable rise, Blendr-compatible, 85 mm length
Bontrager alloy quill, 31.8 mm clamp, adjustable rise, Blendr-compatible, 105 mm length
Head set: 1-1/8" threaded, semi-integrated, semi-cartridge bearings
Brake: Shimano MT200 hydraulic disc
Brake rotor: Shimano RT10, CenterLock, 160 mm
Kickstand: Pletscher Comp Flex 18
Cargo rack: Alloy rear rack
Mudguard: SKS plastic
Weight: M - 17.60 kg / 38.81 lbs
Weight limit: This bike has a maximum total weight limit (combined weight of bicycle, rider and cargo) of 136 kg (300 lb).