The Checkpoint ALR 5 Women's 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, a ridiculous amount of fun and details that can provide a better fit and feel for women, like a narrower handlebar and a Women-Specific Design saddle.
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, a Women-Specific Design saddle and 700x40 Bontrager GR1 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 the Checkpoint ALR 5 Women's. 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.
- With the Checkpoint ALR 5, you're getting high-quality parts at exceptional value, which means that you'll have extra dough for adventure travel... and burritos
- This bike is exceedingly versatile and suited to a wide variety of riding styles, including gravel rides, bikepacking and daily commutes
- Mounts on the seat tube and both sides of the downtube make it easy to carry extra gear and water
|Frame||Size 49, WOMEN, Aluminium, 300 Series Alpha Aluminium, tapered head tube, Control Freak internal routing, 3S chain keeper, rack and fender mounts, flat mount disc, horizontal sliding dropouts, 142x12Â mm thru-axle|
|Wheel Size||Front 28|
|Wheel Size||Rear 28|
|Fork||Checkpoint carbon, tapered alloy steerer, rack mounts, mudguard mounts, flat-mount disc, 12x100 mm thru axle|
|Gears||DERAILLEUR, Shimano, 1 Gears|
|Tyres||BONTRAGER, Bontrager GR1 Comp, 60 tpi, wire bead, 700x40 c|
|Wheels||UNKNOWN, Bontrager Tubeless Ready, 28-hole, 17 mm width, Presta valve Bontrager alloy, sealed bearing, CenterLock disc, 100x12 mm thru axle Bontrager alloy, sealed bearing, CenterLock disc, Shimano 11-speed freehub, 142x12 mm thru axle|
|Shifters||SHIMANO, Shimano 105 R7020, 11-speed // Shimano 105 R7020, 11-speed,|
|Front Brake||SH, Shimano 105 hydraulic disc Shimano RT70, CentreLock, 160 mm, Disc brake with hydraulic actuation|
|Rear Brake||SH, Shimano 105 hydraulic disc Shimano RT70, CentreLock, 160 mm, Disc brake with hydraulic actuation|
|Front Derailleur||SHIMANO, Shimano 105 R7000, 31 mm clamp|
|Rear Derailleur||SHIMANO, Shimano 105 R7000, long cage, 34T max cog|
|Crankset||SHIMANO, Shimano 105 R7000, 50/34 (compact), 165 mm length Shimano RS500, 86 mm, PressFit|
|Chain||SHIMANO, Shimano 105 HG601, 11-speed|
|Headset||FSA, FSA Integrated, sealed cartridge bearing, 1-1/8" top, 1.5" bottom|
|Handlebar||BONTRAGER, Bontrager Elite IsoZone VR-CF, alloy, 31.8 mm, 93 mm reach, 123 mm drop, 38 cm width|
|Stem||BONTRAGER, Bontrager Elite, 31.8 mm, Blendr-compatible, 7-degree, 80 mm length|
|Bartape / Grips||BONTRAGER|
|Seatpost||BONTRAGER, Bontrager Comp, 6061 alloy, 27.2 mm, 8 mm offset, 330 mm length|
|Saddle||BONTRAGER, Bontrager Ajna Comp Gel, hollow chromoly rails, 154 mm width|
|Colours||BRITISH RACING GREEN|
|Sizes||49, 52, 54, 56|
|Barcodes||601479819881, 601479819898, 601479819904, 601479819911, 601479922550, 601479922567, 601479922574, 601479922581|
|SKUs / Part Numbers||562864, 562865, 562866, 562867, 571501, 571502, 571503, 571504|
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