Dual Sport 3 is high performance, go-anywhere hybrid bike that transitions from pavement to rougher terrain with ease. It has a light frame and a low-maintenance 1x drivetrain with a wide range of gears. Its wide Bontrager Kovee wheels and lofty gravel tires soak up bumps and rough terrain for a comfortable, confident ride on pavement, rail trails, and light dirt paths.
It's right for you if...
You're looking for a light, fast, and capable hybrid bike with quality parts. You plan to use your bike to explore light trails, hit the pavement for fast fitness rides, run errands, and more.
The tech you get
A lightweight aluminum frame with sleek internal cable routing, a lightweight carbon fork, wide tubeless ready Bontrager Kovee 650b wheels and wide 50c tires for capability and comfort on varied terrain, and a simple 1x10 Shimano Deore drivetrain that ditches the front derailleur for easier operation. Don't worry, the wide-range 11-46 cassette still gives you all the gears you need to conquer hills and crush flats. Plus, powerful disc brakes and mounts for a rack and fenders.
The final word
Dual Sport 3 is fast and efficient on pavement and confident and capable on dirt and gravel trails. It has terrain-smoothing wheels and tires and a sturdy and simple 1x Shimano drivetrain.
Why you'll love it
- Stiff wheels and wide tires give you the terrain-smoothing comfort and confidence of a suspension fork without the added weight
- The 1x drivetrain gives you all the gears you need and none you don't
- Versatile gravel tires are fast on pavement and grippy on rougher terrain
- The cables are routed internally, which protects them from the elements and adds to the bike's sleek look
|A — Seat tube (cm)||37.5||42||46.5||52|
|B — Seat tube angle||73.8°||73.3°||72.8°||71.8°|
|C — Head tube length (cm)||14||16.5||19||21.5|
|D — Head angle||69.8°||70.3°||70.8°||71.8°|
|E — Effective top tube (cm)||54.5||56.5||58.5||61.5|
|F — Bottom bracket height (cm)||28.9||28.9||28.9||28.9|
|G — Bottom bracket drop (cm)||6||6||6||6|
|H — Chainstay length (cm)||44.7||44.7||44.7||44.7|
|I — Offset (cm)||3.9||3.9||3.9||3.9|
|J — Trail (cm)||8.7||8.3||8||7.4|
|K — Wheelbase (cm)||105.2||106.3||107.2||107.9|
|L — Standover (cm)||72.3||76.1||80||84.3|
|M — Frame reach (cm)||37.8||38.5||39.1||40.1|
|N — Frame stack (cm)||57.3||59.8||62.4||65.2|
|X-Small||4'10" - 5'1"||27" - 29"|
|Small||5'1" - 5'5"||28" - 31"|
|Medium||5'5" - 5'9"||30" - 33"|
|Large||5'9" - 6'1"||32" - 35"|
|X-Large||6'1" - 6'6"||34" - 37"|
Due to supply-chain issues, Specs are subject to change without notice.
|Frame||Alpha Gold Aluminum, internal cable routing, rack & fender mounts, post mount disc, kickstand mount. 135x5mm QR|
|Fork||Dual Sport carbon, internal brake routing, fender mounts, rack mounts, ThruSkew 5mm QR|
|Rims||Bontrager Kovee, double-wall, Tubeless Ready, 32-hole, 23mm width, presta valve|
Front: Formula DC-20, alloy, 6-bolt, 5x100mm QR
Rear: Formula DC-22, alloy, 6-bolt, Shimano 8/9/10 freehub, 135x5mm QR
Front: 139x5mm bolt-on
Rear: 152x5mm QR
|Tires||Bontrager GR0 Expert, wire bead, puncture protection, 60 tpi, 650x50c|
Size: S, M Prowheel alloy, 40T narrow-wide ring, 170mm length
Size: L, XL Prowheel alloy, 40T narrow-wide ring, 175mm length
|Shifters||Shimano Deore M4100, 10 speed|
|Rear Derailleur||Shimano Deore M5120, long cage|
|Cassette/Freewheel||Shimano Deore M4100, 11-46, 10 speed|
|Chain||KMC X10, 10 speed|
|Brakes||Shimano hydraulic disc, MT201 lever, UR300 caliper|
|Rotors||Shimano RT26, 6-bolt,160mm|
Size: S Bontrager Comp Lowriser, alloy, 31.8mm, 15mm rise, 600mm width
Size: M, L Bontrager Comp Lowriser, alloy, 31.8mm, 15mm rise, 660mm width
Size: XL Bontrager Comp Lowriser, alloy, 31.8mm, 15mm rise, 690mm width
|Tape/Grips||Bontrager XR Endurance Elite|
Size: S Bontrager Elite, 31.8mm, Blendr compatible, 7 degree, 70mm length
Size: M, L Bontrager Elite, 31.8mm, Blendr compatible, 7 degree, 80mm length
Size: XL Bontrager Elite, 31.8mm, Blendr compatible, 7 degree, 90mm length
|Seatpost||Bontrager alloy, 27.2mm, 12mm offset, 330mm length|
|Pedals||Wellgo nylon body, alloy cage|
* Subject to change without notice.