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New offering from Decathlon could be one of the best value disc brake road bikes out there

The new Triban RC 500, priced £529, looks extraordinarily good value for money. Take a look at it before we send it out for review.

Check out our story: Decathlon rolls out new disc-braked Triban RC 500 and Triban RC 520 bikes 

The Triban bikes, sold exclusively through Decathlon stores, used to be called B'Twin Tribans, but Decathlon has now shelved the B'Twin name.

Triban's have gained a reputation over the past few years for offering exceptional value. Take a look at the £249 Triban 100 road bike that we reviewed recently for evidence of that. 

The Triban RC 500 promises a lot. We'll have a full review here on road.cc in the next few weeks. In the meantime, get more details at www.decathlon.co.uk

Mat has worked for loads of bike magazines over 20+ years, and been editor of 220 Triathlon and Cycling Plus. He's been road.cc technical editor for eight years, testing bikes, fettling the latest kit, and trying out the most up-to-the-minute clothing. We send him off around the world to get all the news from launches and shows too. He has won his category in Ironman UK 70.3 and finished on the podium in both marathons he has run. Mat is a Cambridge graduate who did a post-grad in magazine journalism, and he is a past winner of the Cycling Media Award for Specialist Online Writer.