Co-op Cycles ADV 2.1

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Summary of Reviews

We have read all expert and user reviews on the Co-op Cycles ADV 2.1. In summary, this is what cyclists think.

11 reasons to buy

  • The Co-op Cycles ADV 2.1 can be ridden on or off-pavement with 700c Kenda Flintridge tires.
  • The bike's mechanical disc brakes are easy to maintain. They stop the bike in all types of weather.
  • A rear rack can be used on the bike.
  • Drop bars provide riders with multiple riding positions. This gives them control over a variety of terrain and comfort during long days in the saddle.
  • The Shimano drivetrain gives cyclists a great gear range for climbing and descending.
  • Bike bags can be secured to the bike. This increases its carrying capacity for touring, bikepacking and commuting.
  • Users were pleased that shifters are placed near the brake levers and not on the bar ends. Co-op Cycles uses bar-end shifters on other bikes in this category.
  • The aluminum frame has smooth welds. The bike's frame is durable.
  • Consumers that chose to have the bike shipped to them found it came well-packaged and undamaged from shipping.
  • Co-op Cycles designed the ADV 2.1 in five sizes, fitting riders from 5'0" to 6'3".
  • Weighing in at 23.5 lb, the bike is light.

3 reasons not to buy

  • Many users experienced issues shifting the bike. Much of the time this was due to poor adjustments made by the major retailer when the bike was bought in store.
  • The gearing on the ADV 2.1 is not ideal for sprints, according to one tester.
  • Some users expressed that the sizing recommended by Co-op Cycles is off. They need to size down to offer the best fit.

Bottom line

The Co-op Cycles ADV 2.1 is a bike designed for riding gravel and taking on multi-day adventures. It can cover a variety of terrain. It has Kenda Flintridge 700c tires that allow riders to climb and descend on and off-pavement. The drop bars give riders control even on light singletrack terrain. The bike is not geared for sprints. Shifting issues are common. Many users state the bike ran large in size compared to the size chart's recommendations.

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