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2020

Checkpoint SL 5

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€3,099.00 - €3,149.00(MSRP) (MSRP) (MSRP) Model 24387

Checkpoint SL 5 is a carbon gravel bike made for epic all-road adventures. It's built with a full Shimano 105 drive train 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 for longer.

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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 drive train, but you still expect your workhorse gravel bike to perform. You want a bike that's both fast and comfortable, and you want endless carrying 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 group set and 700x40 Bontrager GR1 Team Issue Tubeless Ready gravel tyres. Checkpoint SL 5 also has Control Freak internal cable routing, a Bontrager Elite IsoZone handlebar with foam pads integrated into the tops and drops, 12 mm thru axles, mudguard and rack mounts, and Stranglehold dropouts.

The final word

Light, fast, comfortable. Checkpoint SL 5 is a carbon gravel bike that nails this trifecta. A quality group set, massive tyre clearance, options for carrying gear, an OCLV Carbon frame with IsoSpeed and a ride quality that can't be matched.

favorite_borderWhy 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 for longer
  2. This bike is exceedingly versatile and suited to a wide variety of riding 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 tyre clearance means you can use tyres up to 45 c for extra traction and stability in any conditions
  5. The Stranglehold Dropout makes it easy to fine-tune your geometry or run singlespeed


Features

Specifications

*spec applies to all sizes unless otherwise noted

Frameset
Frame 500 Series OCLV Carbon, IsoSpeed, tapered head tube, Control Freak internal routing, Ride Tuned Seatmast, 3S chain keeper, rack and mudguard mounts, flat-mount disc, Stranglehold dropouts, 142x12 mm thru axle
Fork Checkpoint carbon, tapered carbon steerer, rack mounts, mudguard mounts, flat-mount disc, 12x100 mm thru axle
Wheels
Front Hub Bontrager alloy, sealed bearing, CenterLock disc, 100x12 mm thru axle
Rear Hub Bontrager alloy, sealed bearing, CenterLock disc, 142x12 mm thru axle
Rim Bontrager Tubeless Ready, 28-hole, 17 mm width, Presta valve
Tire Bontrager GR1 Team Issue, Tubeless Ready, Inner Strength casing, aramid bead, 120 tpi, 700x40 c
Drivetrain
Shifter Shimano 105 R7020, 11-speed
Front Derailleur Shimano 105 R7000, braze-on
Rear Derailleur Shimano 105 R7000, Shadow design, medium cage
Crank Shimano 105 R7000, 50/34 (compact), 172.5 mm length
Cassette Shimano 105 HG700-11, 11-34, 11-speed
Chain Shimano 105 HG601, 11-speed
Components
Saddle Bontrager Montrose Comp, steel rails, 138 mm width
Seatpost Bontrager Ride Tuned seatmast cap, 10 mm offset, 128 mm length (short)
Handlebar Bontrager Elite IsoZone VR-CF, alloy, 31.8 mm, 93 mm reach, 123 mm drop, 42 cm width
Handlebar Tape Bontrager Supertack Perf tape
*Stem Size: 54
Bontrager Elite, 31.8 mm, Blendr-compatible, 7-degree, 90 mm length
Size: 56
Bontrager Elite, 31.8 mm clamp, Blendr-compatible, 7-degree, 100 mm length
Headset FSA Integrated, sealed cartridge bearing, 1-1/8" top, 1.5" bottom



  • Weight

    Weight
    56 - 9.66 kg / 21.3 lbs
    Weight limit
    This bike has a maximum total weight limit (combined weight of bicycle, rider and cargo) of 125 kg (275 lb).
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    Sizing & fit

    Proper bike fit is essential for best performance and comfort. Any size and geometry measurements shown on trekbikes.com are for general comparison purposes only. To find your perfect fit, visit an authorised Trek retailer, where an expert skilled at sizing will help you find the appropriate bike and size for your individual needs.

     

    Rider Height

    Inseam

    All measurements provided in cm unless otherwise stated.

    Frame size number A — Seat tube B — Seat tube angle C — Head tube length D — Head angle E — Effective top tube G — Bottom bracket drop H — Chainstay length I — Offset J — Trail K — Wheelbase L — Standover M — Frame reach N — Frame stack Saddle rail height minimum (w/short mast) Saddle rail height maximum (w/tall mast)
    49 cm 49 75.0° 9 71.4° 51.5 7.8 42.5 4.9 6.6 99.5 72.3 37.3 53.2 57.5 66.5
    52 cm 52 74.0° 10.7 71.6° 53.6 7.8 42.5 4.9 6.5 100.5 74.9 37.9 54.9 61 70
    54 cm 54 73.5° 12.6 71.8° 55.1 7.6 42.5 4.9 6.4 101.4 77.5 38.3 56.7 64 73
    56 cm 56 73.0° 14.5 72.2° 56.6 7.6 42.5 4.9 6.1 102 79.5 38.7 58.6 67 76
    58 cm 58 73.0° 17.1 72.3° 57.7 7.4 42.5 4.9 6.1 103.2 81.7 39.1 60.9 69 78
    61 cm 61 73.0° 20 72.6° 59.2 7.4 42.5 4.9 5.9 104.4 84.6 39.7 63.8 72 81

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