Polygon Bend R5 gravel bike review

The Polygon Bend R5 gravel bike comes with small wheels and a small price tag but it adds up to big fun

Polygon Bend R5
(Image: © Colin Levitch)

Cyclingnews Verdict

Bang for your buck gravel bike best suited for big adventures over rough terrain

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    Comfort

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    Capability

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    Value

Cons

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    Weight

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    Only comes in three sizes

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Polygon is the consumer-facing brand of bicycle manufacturer Inserna Sena. In a similar fashion to Giant and Merida, the Indonesian brand manufactures bikes for various other brands and decided it wanted a piece of the pie itself. 

With that, its catalogue covers everything from enduro and DH bikes to carbon fibre race bikes, gravel bikes, and commuters too. 

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