The Checkpoint ALR 5 is the best value gravel bike in the line-up. It's a high-quality build that will that hold up for long, rugged miles on the road, dirt and even the most treacherous gravel tracks. ( Read more below)
The Checkpoint ALR 5 is the best value gravel bike in the line-up. It's a high-quality build that will that hold up for long, rugged miles on the road, dirt and even the most treacherous gravel tracks. But what sets this model apart is the performance parts and the wealth of features like adjustable Stranglehold dropouts, massive tyre clearance and extra mounts that make it easy to customise for your kind of adventure.
Unlike the pure roadie who measures watts and weighs out meals, you favour 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 dosh, including quality, versatility, durability and a ridiculous amount of fun.
A 300 Series Alpha Aluminium frame with massive tyre clearance and adjustable Stranglehold dropouts that make it easy to fine-tune your geometry or run singlespeed, a carbon fork, 12 mm thru axles, an 11-speed Shimano 105 drivetrain, a wide-range 11-34 cassette that's great for climbing, mudguard and rack mounts, flat-mount hydraulic disc brakes for all-weather stopping power and 700x35 Schwalbe G-One tyres for added stability and traction.
If the amount of adventure you can get per pound 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 tyre clearance and customisation options so you can confidently take on bigger, better adventures.
300 Series Alpha Aluminium, tapered head tube, BB86.5, flat mount disc brakes, Stranglehold dropouts, 12 mm thru axle, Control Freak, internal cable routing, 3S chain keeper
Checkpoint carbon disc, alloy tapered steerer, flat mount disc brakes, rack mounts, hidden mudguard mounts, 12 mm thru axle
Bontrager alloy sealed bearing, 12 mm alloy axle, CenterLock
Bontrager Tubeless Ready
Schwalbe G-One Allround, aramid bead, 700 c 35 c
Shimano RS505, 11 speed
Shimano 105, 50/34 (compact)
Shimano HG800, 11-34, 11-speed
Shimano HG600, 11-speed
Bontrager Montrose Comp
Bontrager Approved, 2-bolt head, 27.2 mm, 8 mm offset
Bontrager RL IsoZone VR-CF, 31.8 mm
Bontrager Elite, 31.8 mm, 7-degree, w/computer and light mounts
Integrated, cartridge bearing, sealed, 1-1/8˝ top, 1.5˝ bottom
Shimano RS505 flat mount hydraulic disc
56cm - 9.89 kg / 21.8 lbs
This bike has a maximum total weight limit (combined weight of bicycle, rider and cargo) of 125 kg (275 lb).
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