520 is the classic steel touring bike, perfected. Every inch of 520 has been tuned to for maximum comfort, stability, and reliability, mile after mile after mile.
If you’re a committed touring cyclist looking for the utmost in comfort and durability to carry you to familiar destinations and unexplored vistas, 520 is your ride.
Generous load capacity
Low touring mounts front and rear stabilize heavy multi-day touring loads.
The smooth ride of ultra-durable butted chromoly steel makes 520 comfortable day after day.
Touring drivetrain combines mountain bike gearing with road bike smoothness.
Longer chainstays, a longer wheel base, and a lower center of gravity provide ultimate stability, even when the bike is fully loaded.
Source = Trex