Ghost Square Trekking 4.8 AL 28 Bicycle - Women's 5056-342
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Pick a destination: gym, brewpub, countryside, Utah. Whatever your travel itinerary includes, this versatile bike is ready. At the heart of this go-far steed is a light, tough aluminum frame that's comfortable for everyday city use or the rigours of touring. The front fork provides a bit of travel to absorb rough roads and detours. Mountain-goat up steep climbs and cruise bucolic flats with 27 speeds of Shimano goodness. A sturdy rear rack handles up to 25kg of cargo, while the powerful hydraulic brakes ensure your fully packed bike won't turn into a runaway train when descending steep passes. Full-wrap fenders and front and rear lights keep you dry and visible. What a machine!

  • Aluminum frame uses a blend of hydroformed and standard tubes to balance stiffness, comfort and cost.
  • Tapered head tube increases stiffness and offers direct, reactive steering.
  • Internal routing protects cables and makes cleaning your bike easier and faster.
  • Front fork with 50mm of travel.
  • 700C x 38 tires are stable, smooth and reliable.
  • Tektro hydraulic disc brakes provide exceptional stopping power in all-weather conditions.
  • 27-speed Shimano drivetrain.
  • Ghost stem, handlebars and seatpost are simple and durable.
  • Dynamo-powered lights stay charged and shine bright.
  • Sturdy full-wrap fenders.
  • Included bike rack supports up to 25kg of cargo.
  • 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.
  • Ghost Bikes are designed in Waldsassen, Germany. Every model reflects a deep passion for cycling and meticulous attention to detail.

Tech specs

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Ideal for
  • Cycle touring
  • Urban cycling
Frame Ghost Square Trekking aluminum
Fork SR Suntour SF16-NEX-HLO DS
Stem Ghost Stealth 6 31.8mm
Seatpost Ghost Comet
Headset Ghost
Handlebars Ghost Low Rizer 31.8mm
Grips/tape Ghost

Mechanical disc brakes are more powerful than rim brakes, but less powerful than hydraulic brakes.

Tektro HD-M285 (hydraulic disc)
Brake levers Tektro HD-M285
Shifters Shimano Acera SL
Derailleur (front) Shimano Acera
Derailleur (rear) Shimano Deore
Crank + rings Shimano FCM 371 48-36-26T
Bottom bracket Ghost
Pedals Ghost Flats
Hub (front) Shimano Dynamo
Hub (rear)

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 CS-HG200 9-speed 11-32T
Chain Shimano HG53-9
Spokes Stainless
Rims Alex TD19
Tires Kenda K-197 700 x 38
Saddle Ghost 3050
Made in Taiwan