Made for winding rural rides and swift cross-town missions, the Côte finds a smooth balance between touring comfort and efficient function. Its 35mm tires are strong enough to handle gravel roads but also roll well on urban routes. If you want to ride your bike everywhere – the office, a weekend tour, a remote lakeside campsite – but only want one bike, the Côte will happily get you there.
- Reynolds 520 steel frame feels stable and smooth.
- Shimano® R517 mechanical disc brakes perform in all weather conditions.
- Shimano Tiagra components privide crisp shifting.
- 10-speed drivetrain provide ample gear range for commuting, road riding, and touring.
- Threaded fittings to attach racks, fenders, and water bottles.
- Lots of clearance between the frame and wheel accommodate fenders.
- Alex AClass CXD5s tubeless-ready disc brake wheels are designed for the rigors of cyclocross, with heat-treated alloy rims, aluminum hubs and sealed bearings.
- Big 35C tires work well on unpaved roads and potholed city streets.
- Bikes are covered by MEC's Rocksolid Guarantee and Bike Service Agreement. You can bring your bike to any MEC Bike Shop for free adjustments and minor maintenance for a year after purchase.
- MEC bikes were designed in Canada. Everything from the frames to the graphics was developed at the MEC Head Office in Vancouver, BC.
|Frame||Reynolds 520 steel|
|Headset||FSA Orbit MX|
|Handlebars||FSA Omega Compact 31.8mm|
Mechanical disc brakes are more powerful than rim brakes, but less powerful than hydraulic brakes.
|Shimano R517 (mechanical disc)|
|Brake levers||Shimano Tiagra|
|Derailleur (front)||Shimano Tiagra|
|Derailleur (rear)||Shimano Tiagra|
|Crank + rings||Shimano Tiagra 50-34T|
|Bottom bracket||Shimano Tiagra|
The hub affects a bike’s rolling efficiency. Internally geared hubs require significantly less maintenance.
Cassettes with a smaller range allow you to go faster; a bigger range makes climbing hills easier.
|Shimano Tiagra 10-speed 11-32T|
|Chain||Shimano Tiagra CN-4601|
|Tires||Clement X'Plor USH 700 x 35|