Trek Crockett 7 Review

Trek Crockett 7 review

Trek’s two-tiered cyclocross lineup consists of the carbon Boone and aluminium Crockett. The slimmed-down range consists of two bikes of each model. 5 quick tips for getting into cyclocross racing Cyclocross: what it is and how to get into it Lustrous grey paintwork and fairly smooth welds give the Crockett 7’s main tubes a hint of carbon fibre construction, but this frame is all cleverly manipulated metal. Only the seat tube and seatstays have round tubes, the stays are kinked outwards to maximise tyre clearance. Hydroforming is responsible for the extensive shaping of the others, the top tube is subtly curved and flattened precisely where your shoulder will support it. The chainstays are intricately formed, slimming by differing amounts immediately behind their bottom bracket attachment to ensure huge tyre clearance. The driveside stay has the forged dropout spliced to it. The other side’s forging includes the extended dropout and adjustable ...

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