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USA Today Reviews the Carbon Drive Trek District

  July 14, 2010

District green Gates Carbon DriveUSA Today reporter Sal Ruibal is one of the most respected voices in the cycling media, a member of the Mountain Bike Hall of Fame and an avid rider who has competed in 24-hour races and ridden many of the steepest climbs in the Tour de France. Ruibal has been riding a belt drive Trek District this summer and he just posted a video review at under the headline Hot New Bikes. Ruibal calls the District “a stylish singlespeed urban bike with a clean difference. Instead of a greasy metal chain, it uses a carbon fiber composite belt to transfer power from the pedal to the wheels. No oil to apply, no noisy clanking and no stained pant legs.” Watch the video by clicking here.

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