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MEC Provincial Trail Bicycle - Unisex


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Designed around your next adventure, the Provincial Trail Bicycle is much more than a road bike with big tires. If you're keen to leave traffic behind and explore gravel roads, this bike is the tool for the job. Its geometry is designed around the 650b wheels and 42mm-wide tires to provide the comfort of bigger-volume tires without messing up the feel of the bike. From the height of the bottom bracket to the shaping of the 7000-series aluminum tubing, no detail was overlooked. Shimano's latest workhorse 105 groupset takes care of the shifting as well as the hydraulic disc brakes. And on bike sizes XS and S, the shifters are now sized for smaller hands. While the Provincial Trail Bike is outfitted with everything you need to go on your next gravel epic, turning this adventure bike into a Gran Fondo–capable one is quite easy. Get yourself a set of 700c road disc wheels with 28mm slick tires and you'll maintain the same bike geometry, but in a fast package that'll help you get your personal best.

  • Light, strong and reliable 7005-series frame is built around a 650x42mm wheelset for a stable and confidence-inspiring ride
  • Internal cable routing uses alloy cable-stops that allow you to customize your setup and add a dropper post should you wish to do so
  • Carbon fibre fork with aluminum steerer features internal cable routing to keep things looking clean
  • Front fork features fender mounts and internal cable routing for a clean and snag-free look
  • Frame is equipped with eyelets for fenders, a rear rack, and 3 bottle cages for those long adventures
  • 12x100mm thru-axle fork and 12x142mm frame makes it easy to switch between these adventure-ready wheels and road-specific ones
  • Frame and fork clearance of 60mm allows for tires that measures up to 50mm in width
  • PF30 bottom bracket shell provides more room for internal cable routing and makes for a future-proof ride
  • Shimano 105 R7000 gruppo yields fast shifts and solid braking in a lightweight package
  • Shimano 105 R7000 rear derailleur features Shimano's Shadow design to keep it protected from impacts
  • Hydraulic disc brakes provide outstanding power and modulation regardless of weather
  • Shimano XT 160mm and 140mm rotors in the front and rear respectively provide plenty of stopping power
  • Compact 50/34 crank and huge 11-34t cassette means a gear range ready for every kind of ride
  • 650b Alex Boondocks 3 wheels are tubeless ready and designed for the rigours of gravel grinds
  • Hubs are using sealed cartridge bearings for smoothness and durability
  • Donnelly X'Plor MSO tires are 42mm wide to perform on unpaved roads and potholed city streets
  • MEC carbon fibre post soaks up vibration for a comfortable ride
  • Fabric Scoop Shallow Sport saddle helps keep the ride comfortable on long days
  • 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 are designed in Canada. Everything from the frames to the graphics are developed at the MEC Head Office in Vancouver, BC

Tech specs

Weight10.12kg (Medium)
Ideal for
  • Bikepacking
  • Cycle touring
  • Cyclocross
  • Sport road cycling
FrameMEC Provincial Trail tapered 7005 aluminum
ForkCarbon with aluminum steerer
StemFSA ST-OS-96
SeatpostMEC carbon
HeadsetFSA NO. 42-ACB
HandlebarsFSA Vero Compact 31.8mm
Grips/tapeVelo Shockproof
  • Shimano 105 R7020 (hydraulic disc)
Brake leversShimano 105 R7020
ShiftersShimano 105 R7020
Derailleur (front)Shimano 105 R7000
Derailleur (rear)Shimano 105 R7000
Crank + ringsShimano 105 R7000 50-34T
Bottom bracketFSA PF30
PedalsSold separately
Shimano CS-HG700 11-speed 11-34T
ChainShimano HG601-11
  • Donnelly X'Plor MSO 650 x 42
WheelAlex Boondocks 3
SaddleFabric Scoop Shallow Sport
Made inTaiwan

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