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 6 is a carbon gravel bike without limits. It's designed to take you places you'd never reach on a standard road bike—like the mud-caked finish line of the world's greatest gravel races. A lightweight OCLV Carbon frame with gravel-smoothing IsoSpeed, a Shimano GRX drivetrain, and extra mounts for gear and accessories make this bike a true gravel powerhouse and a great choice for serious all-road adventurers. It's right for you if... - You have big dreams for the likes of Dirty Kanza, Land Run 100, and Trans Iowa, and know you'll need the most dialed gravel bike for these epic adventures. You also love the idea of one bike with such incredible versatility that it excels at gravel racing, adventure road riding, bikepacking, and whatever kind of ride you feel like tackling next. The tech you get - A 500 Series OCLV Carbon frame with Rear IsoSpeed, a Shimano GRX drivetrain with a wide-range cassette, powerful hydraulic disc brakes, Bontrager Paradigm Comp Disc wheels with 25mm inner width rims and wide 700x40c gravel tires that provide extra traction and stability, and a vibration-absorbing handlebar. The final word - A carbon gravel bike built for the longest days, roughest roads, and biggest adventures. It's light, fast, comfortable, and spec'd with parts that stand up to the most rugged terrain. 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 horizontal sliding dropout makes it easy to fine-tune your geometry or run singlespeed
Cutthroat Apex 1 combines the redesigned Cutthroat carbon frame and fork with the tried-and-true performance of SRAM’s Apex 1 drivetrain. With gear range and cargo capacity for everything from gravel rides to bikepacking expeditions, this is an ultra-endurance bike ready to take you farther than you ever thought you could go.
The Search XR C2 is an adventure-seeker that blurs the lines between mountain and road, pushing the limits of what you’d expect from a drop-bar bike. The high-modulus carbon frame and fork offer agile stability, efficient pedaling, and comfortable vertical compliance. With generous tire clearance (45mm/42mm with fenders); rack, fender, and bottle mounts; and a comfortably quick rider compartment, the Search XR C2 allows you to explore singletrack trails, tackle a gravel loop, or head out for an extended bikepacking excursion. With thru-axle Easton EA70 AX, tubeless compatible wheels, wide-range Shimano GRX 11-speed gravel group, and remote-operated 50mm X-Fusion dropper post, the Search XR C2 is ready to take on whatever adventure you’re up for. Its internally routed cables and sealed Das Boot seat collar keep critical mechanical systems away from the elements on those especially adventurous sojourns. - High-Modulus carbon frame - High-Modulus carbon fork - Easton EA70 AX wheelset, tubeless compatible - Shimano GRX 11-speed drivetrain - Shimano GRX BR-RX810 hydraulic disc brakes
We are at the dawn of a new era in riding bikes, one where fun is the journey, freedom is the destination, and adventure is no longer limited by equipment, but rather by one’s sense of adventure. With the riding position, pedaling performance, and handling panache of your most cherished road racing bike, along with the capability to utilize two different wheel sizes and clearance for massive tire sizes, our latest gravel bike is your ticket to wherever the road takes you, no matter what kind of road it is. Welcome to the new Breed of cycling. Buy it if: You’re looking for a do-it-all, drop-bar bike that is at home on any type of road, be it paved, gravel, or otherwise. You also want the newest gravel drivetrain tech from Shimano. Highlights: - Dual-wheel compatibility (650b and 700c) - Massive tire clearance for all road and trail surface types - Sleek storage solutions, and rack- and fender-ready - SRAM Force CX1 drivetrain - Praxis Works Zayante Carbon-S crankset - Devox GR2.1 SL rims w/Devox GR3 hubs
Gravel riding is here, and it's the new breed of cycling. Sure, riding drop bars on dirt isn't a new thing. Many folks will rightfully point out that it's been a way of life for many cyclists for as long as people have been pedaling atop two wheels. Shoot, even historians remind us that the Tour de France began on gravel roads. But these days, there are more eyeballs on the gravel riding scene, more legs in the game, and more minds opening up to the wonderful world of off-road adventure. And it's awesome. That's why we created the Breed. To chase the sunset across empty gravel roads. To discover a new perspective along our local trails. And to further expand the incredible freedom a bicycle can offer. So whether you're just discovering a new way of riding, or are a dyed-in-the-wool gravel grinding veteran, the Breed is for you. Breed 30 Our tried-and-true gravel race bike. Handles like your favorite road rig, but on any terrain you encounter. Decked out with a high-value collection of components including Shimano's gravel-specific GRX group.
Oftentimes, the journey matters more than the destination. Meet the Broam, our most capable road bike ever. It's an all-purpose drop-bar beast, one equally at home on pavement, dirt trails, and gravel roads. Dual wheel size compatibility? Check. Mounts for racks and fenders? Check. A comfortable ride quality for all-day pedaling? Check. It's everything you want in a road bike, and then some. Just make sure to bring along your sense of adventure. Buy It If: You're looking for the most capable drop-bar bike on the planet, one that doesn't shy away from fast group rides nor all-day excursions in the saddle, nor whether adventure takes you on the road or the gravel. Highlights: - Dual-wheel compatibility (650b and 700c) - Massive tire clearance for all road and trail surface types - Sleek storage solutions, and rack- and fender-ready - Shimano GRX600/GRX400 drivetrain - Devox Adventure 2.1 tubeless-ready wheelset - TRP HY/RD hydraulic flat mount disc
Explore further. Ride freer. A capable, versatile gravel road bike. Built for chasing horizons, exploring routes less travelled or accelerating your commute. Highlights - Light, durable SmartForm C2 Alloy Frame w/full carbon fork - Shimano GRX 800/600 11-speed shifting - Shimano GRX 400 hydraulic disc brakes Where it thrives - Gravel roads, out in the elements What it's built for - Traction, handling, comfort
More Give. More Go. An unprecedented gravel bike. Rear suspension and fast-rolling 700c wheels offer unmatched comfort, control and speed from tarmac to outback. Highlights - BallisTec carbon frameset with Kingpin suspension - Shimano GRX 800/600 11-speed shifting / GRX 400 hydraulic disc brakes - Integrated Cannondale App connectivity Where it thrives - Gravel roads, Up and down hills, Out in the elements What it's built for - Handling, Comfort, Traction
More Dirt, Less Hurt. A lightweight, capable, and versatile gravel e-bike, with the power to chase horizons, explore routes less traveled, or accelerate your daily routine. Where it thrives Gravel roads, Up and down hills, Out in the elements What it's built for Handling, Comfort, Traction Highlights - Durable SmartForm C2 Alloy frame / Full carbon fork - Shimano GRX 400/600 drivetrain with hydraulic disc brakes - Light, powerful ebikemotion rear-hub drive system / Range: up to 75km/47mi
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
Who says that you can't have your cake and eat it, too? Meet the Broam, our most capable road bike ever. It's an all-purpose, drop-bar beast that's equally at home on pavement, dirt trails, and gravel roads. Dual-wheel compatibility? Check. Mounts for racks and fenders? Check. A comfortable ride quality for all-day pedaling? Check. For as long as people have been riding bikes, there have been people riding bikes over long distances, traveling across the land, and experiencing the unique perspective that only pedaling can provide. That long-heralded mystique thrives in the Broam. It's everything you want in a road bike, and then some. Just make sure to bring along your sense of adventure. Broam 60 Same durable aluminum frame and carbon fork combination as its pricier siblings. Built with a high-value selection of components designed for countless miles of epic rides. - Shimano Claris components - BSA threaded bottom bracket - Tubeless-compatible rims
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