Mountain Equipment Company

MEC National Bicycle - Unisex


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We took our classic long-haul bike and beefed up the braking so you can open it up on fast mountain roads. This steel frame touring bike is a nod to the past and looks perfectly in place cruising along Canada’s long, open highways. Avid disc brakes keep you in control in all road and weather conditions. Shimano® components keep your ride rolling on long past the Saskatchewan-Manitoba border. It’s right around then that you’ll be thankful for the Brooks saddle too.

  • Triple butted Reynolds 520 steel frame is solid and dependable
  • Avid BB7 disc brakes provide solid stopping power
  • Shimano Deore and XT components provide granny-gear options for climbing in the Rockies and power gears for opening it up through the prairies
  • Mavic rims with Continental Sport Contact tires
  • Large diameter (700) Continental Sport Contact tires roll efficiently. 32mm tires protect the Mavic rims and resist pinch flats
  • Brooks B17 for great comfort from one side of the province to the other
  • Rear disc mounts inside the rear triangle so it won’t interfere with racks or fenders

Tech specs

Weight12.21kg (X-Small)
12.38kg (Small)
12.55kg (Medium)
12.44kg (Large)
Ideal for
  • Cycle touring
FrameReynolds 520 steel
ForkChromoly steel
StemFSA OS-190
SeatpostMEC carbon
HeadsetFSA Orbit X
HandlebarsFSA Gossamer Ergo 31.8mm
Grips/tapeCork Gel
  • Avid BB7 (mechanical disc)
Brake leversTektro RL340
ShiftersShimano Tiagra
Derailleur (front)Shimano Deore
Derailleur (rear)Shimano XT
Crank + ringsShimano Deore 48-36-26T
Bottom bracketShimano Deore
PedalsSold separately
Hub (front)Shimano Deore
Shimano Deore
Shimano CS-HG40 9-speed 11-32T
ChainShimano HG53-9
SpokesDT Champion
RimsMavic XM319 Disc
  • Continental Sport Contact Reflex 700 x 32
SaddleBrooks B17
Made inTaiwan

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