Toronto Bicycles are a new entrant to the Bicycle market in India. Toronto not only provides top notch high-quality Bicycles designed in Canada, but they also inspire people towards a sport which keeps them fit and reduces their carbon footprint. We got an opportunity to test ride the Toronto M30 29 and here is what we thought.
Weight: 15 kgs
The Toronto M30 29 is built on a full Alloy frame. This frame is well built to be agile and lightweight. The frame geometry on the Toronto is standard with a slanting top tube giving a comfortable riding posture. The frame has smoothly welded tube joints which results in optimizing strength at the key joints, while minimizing weight where larger tubing is not required. The Zoom suspension fork with mechanical lock-out helped ride through both rough and smooth roads with ease.
The Toronto M30 is a sporty looking MTB. The frame design and eye catchy tube profiles, along with smooth welds, translates to the Toronto M30 being a flashy Bicycle. The bicycle which I test rode came in a full Blue primary colour and Black as the secondary colour graphics and text. The matte finish paint job was premium in quality.
The 24-Speed drivetrain on the Toronto M30 is a combination of a 3-Speed Shimano Tourney as the front derailleur, and a 8-Speed Shimano Acera as the rear derailleur. Shifting was good across gears, with hardly any lags felt during the test ride. This gear combination is ideal and expected at this price point. The drive train is controlled by Shimano EF500 shifters, which were positioned well and easy to use.
The Toronto M30 29 comes with Mechanical Disc brakes. These brakes were solid in stopping power and felt balanced to use even when jamming them. The levers were also lengthy and had an easy spring action which made it possible to operate using just 2 or 3 fingers.
The 680mm handlebar with a slight raise was wide enough and perfect for riding through trails.
The Toronto M30 29 rolls on a pair of 29” x 2.1” Kenda tires that are fixed on to double walled Alloy rims. The treading and size of the tires were suited for rough roads and trails. The rolling resistance was fast and the tread pattern provided enough traction on wet roads as well. The stock saddle has an ergonomic shape and build to it but could have had more cushioning for better comfort.
This is a MTB with a comfortable Alloy frame which is easy to ride on flats and inclines. The sporty design with a matte finish paint job made the Bicycle look premium. The ride quality was enhanced by an impressive Shimano Tourney/Acera 24-Speed drivetrain, suspension fork with lock-out and Mechanical Disc brakes. Priced at Rs.35,999(as on 10th November 2021), the Toronto M30 29 is an ideal choice for anyone looking to by a MTB for urban rides and moderate trails.
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