Checkpoint SL 5 is a carbon gravel bike made for epic all-road adventures. It's built with a full Shimano 105 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, powerful flat mount hydraulic disc brakes, a full 2x11 Shimano 105 groupset, and 700x35 Schwalbe TL-EX G-One Tubeless Ready gravel tires. Checkpoint SL 5 also has Control Freak internal cable routing, an alloy seatmast cap, Carbon Armor to protect your frame against debris, 12mm thru axles, and Stranglehold dropouts that make it easy to fine-tune your geometry or run singlespeed. 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 1 - The IsoSpeed decoupler cuts down on fatiguing bumps in gravel so you can wander more, reach new places, and stay stronger longer 2 - This bike is exceedingly versatile and suited to a wide variety of ride styles, including gravel rides, bikepacking, and daily commutes 3 - Extra mounts on the top tube, seat tube, and both sides of the down tube make it easy to carry extra gear and water 4 - Massive tire clearance means you can use tires up to 45c for extra traction and stability in any condition
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
Key features - Smooth, comfortable, confidence-inspiring geometry for long days in the saddle - Light, sleek, ride-tuned Alpha Aluminum frame - Carbon IsoSpeed fork is smooth over uneven surfaces - Top-level, women's specific spec and Shimano drivetrain
The Pinarello Grevil was born out of the ethos that all roads are rideable...and with speed. Grevil will fascinate you with its design, taking a whole new approach to pure Italian style. Every line, every curve, every shape is considered in the smallest of details. But it doesn't just look good—this bike is a true example of design at the service of functionality. Made to be ridden hard, Grevil is beautiful even if it's dirty. The harder you push, the more satisfaction it provides. Grevil uses Torayca T700 unidirectional carbon fiber for a light and lively ride feel. The frame utilizes asymmetric shaping at the rear stays in order to fit a larger tire, and an asymmetric fork design to account for braking forces. This makes the bike perfectly balanced and ensures your pedaling will efficiently transfer all your power to the ground. With a max tire size of 700 x 42c or 650b x 2.1-inch, the bike sports a high capability in all kinds of terrain. Disc brakes and 12mm thru axles result in excellent braking power and added stiffness at the hubs for better and more predictable handling, so you stay in control when the going gets rowdy. Internal routing keeps the cables protected, while the Think2 system allows for incredible integration of electronic drivetrain controls. Grevil is made to eat the dust, wherever you want to explore, it goes...fast.
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