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TRIBAN Triban RC 500 Disc Road Bike, Black - Sora

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Designed with comfort and reliability in mind, this versatile Triban RC500 Disc road bike is perfect for regular road cyclists and frequent commuters. Key features include an all-new alloy frame with modern geometry and carbon forks, Shimano Sora R3000 groupset and effective mechanical disc brakes.
  • ErgoFit saddle provides a comfy seat
  • Market-leading tyre clearance
  • Mounts for mudguards and pannier rack
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Product benefits

Cycling comfort Comfort road geometry, 28mm tyres, foam handlebar tape, new ErgoFit saddle
Versatility Inserts for pannier rack & mudguards, compatible with 36 mm tubeless ready tyres
Precision Shimano Sora R3000 groupset, bottom bracket, front + rear derailleur and levers
Brake control Mechanical disc brakes: effective and progressive, even in damp conditions
Lifetime warranty Triban guarantees the frame, stem, and handlebars for life

Technical Information

Choosing the right size bike

You should choose the size of your bike based on your height, as well as your build (arm span and leg length).
If you are between sizes, the smaller size will give you a more athletic position, while the larger size will give you a more comfortable position.
XS 154 165cm
S 165 173cm
M 173 180cm
L 180 188cm
XL 188 200cm
You can try the Triban 500/520, which has exactly the same geometry, in our stores.
Certain stores offer a bike fit service.

Frame

New Triban Evo frame in 6061 T6 aluminium, comfort-oriented geometry with adapted sloping
Weight: 1780g in size M
Strong, versatile frame: can be fitted with a mudguard and pannier rack
Compatible with tyres up to 36mm cross-section

Fork

New Triban Evo fork with carbon blades and aluminium 1⅛" Aheadset steerer tube. This fork combines comfort, low weight (680g), and precision.
The carbon has been machined to provide good lateral rigidity and good filtering of frontal vibrations.
Inserts on the blades for mounting a front pannier rack
Max weight to be carried on the fork: 9kg
Holes on the wheel axle to attach a mudguard
Compatible with tyres up to 36mm cross-section

Handlebar / stem / steering

Ergonomic aluminium Triban handlebars for a better grip and excellent comfort.
Handlebar width end to end:
XS / S: 400 mm.
M / L: 420 mm.
XL: 440 mm.
New Triban stem:
XS / S: 80 mm.
M: 100mm.
L: 110 mm.
XL: 120 mm.

Drivetrain

Shimano Sora R3000 shifters
Shimano Sora R3000 front derailleur
Shimano Sora R3000 9-speed rear derailleur with long screed
Total weight: 905 g

Crankset / cassette

Microshift CS-H092 9V 11/32 cassette
(11/13/15/17/19/21/24/28/32).
Shimano Sora R3000 compact crankset in 50/34.
Crank length varies according to size of bike:
XS, S, M: 170 mm.
L, XL: 175 mm.

Brakes

Promax DSK-300R disc brakes.
160mm disc brakes at front and rear
JAGWIRE anti-compression hosing to ensure braking precision and efficiency
Semi-metal pad, after-sales service ref. 8562868

Wheels

Triban Tubeless ready* wheels
6063T6 aluminium
ETRTO dimensions: 622 x 17 C
24mm high for greater lateral rigidity
Crossed steel spokes for improved rigidity (28 front and 28 rear)
Sealed bearings
Weight per pair (without cassette and QR): 2200 g
* To switch to Tubeless, you'll need a pair of Tubeless Ready tyres and a conversion kit including 2 tubeless valves + 2 rim strips + bottle of anti-puncture liquid.

Tyres

Triban Resist+ tyres
410g
Skinwall stiff bead
1 mm nylon anti-puncture protection
Durable carcass: 55 TPI.
Dimensions: 28c-622 / 700 x 28c for greater comfort
Max pressure: 8 bar / 116 psi.
These tyres are NOT Tubeless Ready

Saddle / Seat post

New Triban ErgoFit saddle. Hammock design for greater comfort. Aluminium Triban seat post. Easy saddle adjustment
Diameter: 27.2 mm.
Length: 350mm in M / L / XL, 300mm in S, 250mm in XS

Pedals

Platform pedals are included with the bike
The weight of the bike is given without the pedals.

Mudguard compatibility

This bike is compatible with the following mudguards in our range:
- B'TWIN FLASH ROAD BIKE SADDLE MUDGUARD (item 8327786)
- RACEBLADE PRO XL SKS ROAD BIKE MUDGUARD SET (item 8515529)
- BLUEMELS MATT 35 SKS ROAD BIKE MUDGUARD Set (item 8385659)
Enter the product code into the search bar on the DECATHLON website to learn more about those products.

Is the RC500 bike designed for bikepacking?

Yes, this bike was designed for bicycle touring on roads, including bikepacking. That means you can install light bags, for example on the saddle, on the frame, and on the handlebars. Thanks to its comfort, the RC500 is the perfect companion for long journeys in the saddle.
This bike is not however a bike for travelling. We do not recommend overloading it with larger travel bags on the pannier rack, for example.

See this bike in action!

Our Triban bikes have already gone on many adventures! Discover our Triban stories on https://triban.exposure.co/

Weight

10.6 kg in size M, without pedals

Weight

XS: 10.6 kg
S: 10.6 kg
M: 10.6 kg
L: 10.6 kg
XL: 10.6 kg
Weight without pedals

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Composition / advice

Composition
Frame
100.00% Aluminium
Stock advice Store your bike in a dry, cool place. If riding or storing your bike in a salty environment, be sure to wash your bike after each use.
Restricted use : Not suitable for competition (not UCI certified).
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Our commitments

Test Product When it came to testing this new RC500 bike, we certainly didn't hold back. In the lab, the bike passed all of the tests for the most demanding standards, as well as additional tests that helped guide our design choices (geometry, fork rigidity, etc.). But that wasn't all. We also put it through its paces on the road. We tackled some legendary routes (Paris-Roubaix, Tour des Flandres, the Ardéchoise, etc.) as well as our lunchtime rides and even gravel and long-distance rides with panniers.
Guarantee : Frame, handlebar, stem, lifetime guarantee, 2 years for the fork and peripheral components
 

FAQ

Q : How to assemble your bike?
Everything you need to know about making sure your bike is comfortable, secure and ready to ride.
Q : How do you adjust your brakes?
Having properly functioning brakes is vital when out on the road. Check out how to get them working to your liking.
Q : How to replace a brake lever on a bike?
Having properly functioning brakes is vital when out on the road. Here’s a video to show you how to make sure your new brake level is working nicely.
Q : How to replace a disc brake?
Having issues with your disc brake? Then this video is for you.
Q : How to adjust your bike handlebar?
A suitable handlebar height is essential to your cycling safety and comfort. Find out how to adjust it to your liking with our video.
Q : Do you offer a Cycle To Work scheme?
Find out everything you need to know about way of getting to work that’s good you and the environment.Check Here

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