Checkpoint ALR 4 is an aluminum gravel bike that offers an incredible amount of capability for the price. It's built for the rigors of gravel and dirt roads, but it's also right at home on morning commutes and centuries. This bike knows no boundaries, which makes it the ideal gateway to adventure on any road or path. It's right for you if... You want a single durable, ultra-versatile gravel bike that's ready for adventure. Gravel? Check. Pavement? Check. Multi-day bikepacking? Check. Foul-weather commuting? Check. Check. Check. The tech you get A stout aluminum frame with rack and fender mounts, a vibration-absorbing carbon fork, a 2x10 Shimano GRX drivetrain with lower gears for grinding up hills or through rough gravel, hydraulic disc brakes for all-condition stopping power, and wide 700x40c gravel tires for added stability and traction. The final word Bring it on, gravel! Checkpoint ALR 4 is a high-value gateway to a world of adventure. It's rugged, fast, comfortable, and has an amazing amount of tech for its price. Though it's made to stand up to the rigors of gravel roads, the frame geometry and accessory mounts make it a great choice for road rides and commutes, too. Why you'll love it - Checkpoint ALR 4 introduces you to the exciting new frontier of gravel riding at a value that can't be matched - This bike is exceedingly versatile and suited to a wide variety of ride styles, including gravel rides, bikepacking, and daily commutes - Mounts on the seat tube and both sides of the down tube make it easy to carry extra gear and water - Massive tire clearance means you can use tires up to 45c for extra traction and stability in any conditions - The Stranglehold Dropout makes it easy to fine-tune your geometry or run singlespeed
Checkpoint ALR 5 is the best value gravel bike in the lineup. It's a high-quality build that will hold up for long, rugged miles on pavement, dirt, and even the most treacherous gravel roads. But what sets this model apart is the performance parts and the wealth of features like adjustable Stranglehold dropouts, massive tire clearance, and extra mounts that make it easy to customize for your kind of adventure. It's right for you if... Unlike the pure roadie who measures watts and weighs out meals, you favor epic all-road adventures that probably end with a beer and a burrito. But that doesn't mean you'll compromise on performance. You expect to get a lot for your hard-earned dollar, including quality, versatility, durability, and a ridiculous amount of fun. The tech you get A stout aluminum frame with rack and fender mounts, a vibration-absorbing carbon fork, a 2x11 Shimano GRX drivetrain with lower gears for grinding up hills or through rough gravel, hydraulic disc brakes for all-condition stopping power, and wide 700x40c gravel tires for added stability and traction. The final word If the amount of adventure you can get per dollar spent is a priority for you, you won't do better than Checkpoint ALR 5. Quality parts, a durable alloy frame that keeps the price in check, and a wealth of features like extra tire clearance and customization options so you can confidently take on bigger, better adventures. Why you'll love it - With Checkpoint ALR 5, you're getting high-quality parts at an exceptional value, which means you'll have extra dough for adventure travel… and burritos - This bike is exceedingly versatile and suited to a wide variety of ride styles, including gravel rides, bikepacking, and daily commutes - Massive tire clearance means you can use tires up to 45c for extra traction and stability in any conditions - Mounts on the seat tube and both sides of the down tube make it easy to carry extra gear and water - The Stranglehold Dropout makes it easy to fine-tune your geometry or run singlespeed
Checkpoint SL 5 is a carbon gravel bike made for epic all-road adventures. It's built with a Shimano GRX drivetrain and hydraulic disc brakes, but the defining feature of this model is the lightweight OCLV Carbon frame with IsoSpeed, a decoupler at the top tube/seat tube junction that provides additional compliance over rough terrain so you can stay stronger longer. It's right for you if... Chamois or cut-off shorts, bikepacking trip or brutal day of gravel racing—you're going to ride far, go fast, and have a great time. You'd rather spend your money on a lightweight carbon frame than a top-of-the-line drivetrain, but you still expect your workhorse gravel bike to perform. You want a bike that's both fast and comfortable, and you want endless carry options for gravel races and everyday adventures. The tech you get A 500 Series OCLV Carbon frame with Rear IsoSpeed and rack and fender mounts, a 2x11 Shimano GRX drivetrain with lower gears for grinding up hills or through rough gravel, hydraulic disc brakes for all-condition stopping power, wide 700x40c gravel tires for added stability and traction, and a vibration-absorbing handlebar. The final word Light, fast, comfortable. Checkpoint SL 5 is a carbon gravel bike that nails this trifecta. A quality groupset, massive tire clearance, options for carrying gear, an OCLV Carbon frame with IsoSpeed, and a ride quality that can't be matched. Why you'll love it - The IsoSpeed decoupler cuts down on fatiguing bumps in gravel so you can wander more, reach new places, and stay stronger longer - This bike is exceedingly versatile and suited to a wide variety of ride styles, including gravel rides, bikepacking, and daily commutes - Extra mounts on the top tube, seat tube, and both sides of the down tube make it easy to carry extra gear and water - Massive tire clearance means you can use tires up to 45c for extra traction and stability in any conditions - The Stranglehold Dropout makes it easy to fine-tune your geometry or run singlespeed
Checkpoint SL 7 eTap pairs a light OCLV Carbon gravel frame with IsoSpeed and high-tech parts picked for performance and incredible ride quality on the toughest and roughest gravel adventures. A nimble-yet-stable progressive geometry, a smart and smooth SRAM wireless electronic drivetrain, carbon wheels, and internal storage give you the comfort and capability you need to tackle your next all-road excursion. It's right for you if... You want an adventure-hungry carbon gravel bike that can help you crush the toughest, longest rides. You also want the swift, precise, and cable-free shifting of an advanced wireless electronic drivetrain, and carbon wheels for extra comfort on rough terrain. The tech you get A 500 Series OCLV Carbon frame with damped Rear IsoSpeed and carbon armor, a progressive geometry that's stable at speed and efficient when you're grinding up a climb, internal storage, hidden cables that won't interfere with bags, integrated frame bag mounts, and rack and fender mounts. Plus, a carbon fork, 2x12 SRAM Force eTap AXS wireless electronic drivetrain with a wide-range cassette, and Bontrager Aeolus Pro 3V OCLV Carbon wheels with wide 700x40c gravel tires that provide extra traction and stability. You can even run a dropper post to get low on long descents. Fits up to 45c tires. The final word This bike is built to stand up to the most grueling gravel races and burliest all-road bikepacking adventures. It's light, fast, comfortable, and fitted with pro-level parts, like an advanced wireless electronic drivetrain and carbon wheels. Why you'll love it - The SRAM Force eTap AXS drivetrain is smart, smooth, and completely wireless - The damped, controlled rebound of the IsoSpeed decoupler soaks up fatiguing bumps without bouncing you around - All-new progressive geometry is quick and nimble yet keeps you stable and in control on fast, choppy descents - A sleek internal storage compartment gives you a versatile spot to stow tools and gear - Integrated frame bag mounts and rack and fender mounts make it easy to carry gear and water
Sirrus X is your ticket to riding more, and to places you never imagined possible. It's a comfortable, capable, "let's do stuff" kind of bike that will inspire you to ride more than you ever have before. With bigger, confidence-inspiring tires, a slightly more upright riding position, a super-intuitive one-by drivetrain, and plenty of mounts for racks and fenders—it's more than just a solid partner on pavement. Sirrus X is a dialed option when it's time to hit some gravel. We've also equipped every Sirrus X with next-level comfort from our scientifically tested and ergonomically engineered Shared Platform Body Geometry saddle, handgrips, and pedals. - Float over rough stuff with fast rolling Specialized Pathfinder 42c tires featuring proprietary Gripton rubber compound. - Lightweight A1 Alloy frame with clean internal cable routing, 3.5lbs (1.7kg) lighter than our Crosstrail Hydro model. - Maximum control through hyper intuitive shifting with 1x8 wide range gearing, and powerful hydraulic disc brakes. - X- Premium sport level tire
The Diverge Comp has been designed from the bottom-up to be a fully-fledged exploration machine. It's also as adept at crushing dirt climbs as it is cruising to the coffee shop or hopping into a local group ride. And while it might sound cliché and hyperbolic, the Diverge Comp truly is one bike that does it all. The Diverge frame will comfortably fit up to 700x42mm tires with plenty of room for mud, too. Weight was a large factor in the development, so Specialized took some design cues from the Roubaix with a FACT 9r carbon frame that's one of the lightest in the category. Specialized opted for a new Open Road Geometry. We know what you're thinking, "it's just another marketing term," but they truly did develop an entirely new geometry. Think of it as a road version of modern trail bike geometry. It provides playful handling and predictable steering for endless dirt skids and mid-corner drifts. The geo features a bottom bracket that's over a half-centimeter lower than the previous Diverge, a slacked-out head tube angle, short chainstays, and a short wheelbase. These changes make for a bike that's not only fun in the dirt, but also performs well on the road. Since there's only so much that wider tires with lower pressures can absorb, Specialized implemented a new version of their Future Shock into the Diverge design. It not only soaks up bumps with ease, but adds the benefit of extremely predictable handling. That's because the wheelbase isn't lengthening when you hit a bump, so the front end of the Diverge keeps the same effective head tube angle. In other words, when you dive hard into a turn, you won't be surprised by under steer or sloppy handling. Unlike the original Future Shock, the Diverge's version features a progressive spring that makes this technology more suitable for off-road applications, where stiffer suspension is often needed to soak-up larger bumps and obstacles. Specialized topped it off with three water bottle mounts and mounts for racks and fenders. So while it's one of the most smile-inducing bikes you'll ever shred fire roads on, it's equally adept at bike packing, commuting, or even a spin to your local brewery. The Diverge Comp is spec'd to keep you shifting crisply and braking smoothly mile after mile, with a Shimano 105 groupset, Shimano hydraulic disc brakes, and an tough Axis Elite wheelset.
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