Co-op Cycles DRT 1.1

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Summary of Reviews

We have read all expert and user reviews on the Co-op Cycles DRT 1.1. In summary, this is what cyclists think.

13 reasons to buy

  • The DRT 1.1 is an entry-level mountain bike. Experts agree it’s great for riders looking to test the trails for the first time.
  • The bike is extremely affordable.
  • Users agree the aluminum frame is durable on the bike.
  • The Shimano drivetrain shifts smoothly on the DRT 1.1.
  • The DRT 1.1 is easy to assemble.
  • The wide handlebars on the bike give riders stability over rough trails.
  • Users found the DRT 1.1's lavender hue extremely attractive.
  • Testers were pleased that the bike was compatible with a disc rack.
  • A kickstand is easy to attach to the DRT 1.1.
  • The bike is available in sizes XS to XL. This allows teen riders and most adults the ability to utilize it.
  • The Tektro hydraulic disc brakes on the DRT 1.1 are smooth-operating and reliable, according to testers.
  • Many testers agree that the WTB Volt Saddle is comfortable on the bike.
  • The SR Suntour suspension fork smooths out one’s ride over rough terrain on the DRT 1.1.

3 reasons not to buy

  • One user’s pedal broke with little use on the DRT 1.1.
  • A few users reported the bike arrived with scratches on the frame.
  • The Kenda Kadre tires do not provide adequate traction on the bike. Testers suggest swapping them for grippier tires.

Bottom line

Riders looking for an entry-level mountain bike will find the Co-op Cycles DRT 1.1 to be a viable option. Testers were pleased to find they could even add a kickstand or rack to the bike. The bike has a high-quality Shimano drivetrain and reliable Tektro hydraulic disc brakes. Users found this hardtail sufficient for beginner trails but if one is getting into technical or rough and rocky terrain they may want to consider a bike with full suspension. Users also suggest swapping the Kenda Kadre tires for ones with greater traction.

Expert Reviews

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User Ratings

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