It's right for you if...
You believe there's nothing better than a day spent exploring. You want to build up a single durable, ultra-versatile gravel bike that's ready for any off-road adventure, bikepacking tours, and all-around utility.
The tech you get
A sturdy aluminum frame with a progressive geometry that's stable at speed and efficient when you're grinding up a climb, hidden cables that won't interfere with bags, rack and fender mounts and integrated frame bag mounts, a carbon fork, and a cartridge-bearing headset. Built for 12mm thru axles, flat-mount disc brakes, and a T47 bottom bracket.
The final word
Build your gravel bike exactly the way you want. Checkpoint ALR Frameset gives you a solid head start on your dream build with a lightweight frame, carbon fork, and gravel-specific details like extra mounts for endless customization options.
favorite_borderWhy you'll love it
- All-new progressive geometry is quick and nimble yet keeps you stable and in control on fast, choppy descents
- Massive tire clearance means you can use tires up to 45c for extra traction and stability in any conditions
- Integrated frame bag mounts and rack and fender mounts make it easy to carry gear and water
- Internal cable routing keeps things smooth, quiet, and clean
"An excellent gravel race bike"
"Trek's new Checkpoint SLR 9 eTap is an excellent gravel race bike, built with features and geometry that calm rough surfaces without the handling feeling vague or sluggish. After two months on it, I can say that the bike we named the 2021 VeloNews Bike of the Year has only gotten better."Read more
"More capable….easier to ride on fast on unpaved surfaces"
"As with other bikes with similarly long front ends, the revamped Checkpoint is easier and more confidence-inspiring to ride off-road on even moderately steep or loose terrain than before."Read more
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New progressive geometry
For quick, nimble handling that still keeps you stable and in control on rougher descents.
Lots of clearance means you can run meatier tires (700x45mm or 27.5x2.1") for tackling chunkier gravel and terrain.
Tons of mounts
Integrated frame bag and fender mounts make it easy to carry gear and water.
*spec applies to all sizes unless otherwise noted
|Frame||300 Series Alpha Aluminum, tapered head tube, Internal cable routing, 3S chain keeper, T47 BB, rack and fender mounts, integrated frame bag mounts, flat mount disc, 142x12mm thru axle|
|Fork||Checkpoint, carbon legs, tapered alloy steerer, rack mounts, fender mounts, flat mount disc, 12x100mm thru axle|
|Skewer front||Bontrager Switch thru axle, removable lever|
|Skewer rear||Bontrager Switch thru axle, removable lever|
|Max tire size||700x45c / 650x2.1" Bontrager tires|
|Max chainring size||1x: 44T SRAM or 50T Shimano, 2x: 50/34|
|Headset||FSA Integrated, sealed cartridge bearing, 1-1/8'' top, 1.5'' bottom|
|Rotor size||Max brake rotor sizes: 160mm front & rear|
|Weight||56 - 1.56 kg / 3.44 lbs|
|Weight limit||This bike has a maximum total weight limit (combined weight of bicycle, rider, and cargo) of 275 pounds (125 kg).|
Sizing & Tech
The charts below show our recommended sizes based on height, but there are some other factors, like arm and leg length, that determine a great fit. That’s why you’ll see some overlap in our recommendations. Not every rider who’s 5´8˝, for example, will fit on the same size bike. The best way to find your perfect fit is to consult the experts at your local retailer.
All measurements provided in cm unless otherwise noted.
|Frame size number||Wheel size||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||Stem length|