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Road Bikes

Road bikes are designed to be ridden primarily on pavement for recreation, fitness, and speed. These are the bikes you see everywhere from the Tour de France to the group road ride at your local bike shop. Road bike technology has developed at a rapid pace, and new bikes are lighter, stronger, more comfortable, and faster than ever before.

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KHS Flite 150
$699.00
The Flite 150 is a great entry into the sport of road cycling thanks to value-minded components and a lightweight alloy frame. It features alloy double-wall rims wrapped in 700 x 28c road tires, a Shimano 14-speed drivetrain with integrated shift/brake levers, and an alloy handlebar with compact dimensions for easy transitions from the hoods to the drops.
Giant Contend 3
$900.00
Smooth, fast, and fun. This versatile aluminum road bike has been revamped to give it a well-rounded performance ride quality. It’s the perfect choice to help you push the pace, ride more miles, and expand your road riding experience. Designed for aspiring riders aiming to ride a little faster and go a little farther, Contend offers a smooth, efficient ride quality and a quick, agile feel on the road. The innovative D-Fuse seatpost helps reduce road shocks and vibrations, and there’s enough frame and fork clearance to run wider tires (up to 32mm) to further smooth out the ride. Engineered and built in Giant’s industry-leading aluminum forging facility, it’s a true all-rounder for ambitious road riders. - Balanced road geometry: Frame is specifically engineered to produce a balanced, all-rounder feel that blends confident rider positioning with agile cornering and acceleration. - Smooth ride quality: Innovative D-Fuse seatpost design reduces road shocks and vibrations, and a Giant WheelSystem lets you run tubeless tires up to 32c for smoother ride quality and reduced risk of flats. - Total control: Seamless disc-brake integration including flat mounts and 12mm front and rear thru-axles produces more consistent braking power for better control, even in wet weather and rough roads.
Giant Contend 3
$900.00
SMOOTH, FAST AND FUN. THIS VERSATILE ALUMINUM ROAD BIKE HELPS YOU PUSH THE PACE, RIDE MORE MILES, AND EXPAND YOUR ROAD RIDING EXPERIENCE. Balanced road geometry Frame is specifically engineered to produce a balanced, all-rounder feel that blends confident rider positioning with agile cornering and acceleration. Smooth ride quality Innovative D-Fuse seatpost design reduces road shocks and vibrations, and a Giant WheelSystem lets you run tubeless tires up to 32c for a smoother ride quality and reduced risk of flats. Total control Seamless disc brake integration, including flat mounts and 12mm front and rear thru-axles, produces more consistent braking power for better control, even in wet weather and rough roads.
KHS Flite 280
$919.00
- Alloy disc frame & carbon fork - Shimano Claris 16-speed drivetrain - Tektro dual-piston cable disc brakes - Weinmann XP-24 aluminum rims - KK disc aluminum hubs - Kenda Kwest tires - FSA bottom bracket - FSA Vero handlebars & cranks
Specialized Allez E5
$1,000.00
All too often, corners are cut to meet price-points in the entry-level road bike market, but the Allez redefines what it means to be "entry level." Focusing on weight, refinement, and reliability like nothing else in its class, the Allez is the first to make these technologies accessible to everyone. Whether you're just getting into road cycling, commuting, or looking for a new bike, the Allez is just as performance-packed as it is versatile. For the build, this Allez features reliable Shimano Claris shifting, durable Axis Sport alloy wheels, our new super-comfy Body Geometry Bridge saddle, and well-protected RoadSport tires. - Entry-level road bikes often times feature either alloy or cheap carbon fiber forks that greatly detract from the overall ride quality. But with a full FACT carbon fiber fork, the Allez is better handling, smoother riding, and lower in weight—floating over rough chip-seal and carving through corners like a slalom skier. - For the geometry, we developed the Allez by utilizing our vast Retul fit database. This meant creating a geometry that's sure to cover a broad range of positions while still providing the performance-minded handling you'd expect from your first bike. - Not only does a lightweight bike feel better when you're climbing up a hill, but it's also essential when you're carrying your bike up to the 5th floor, and this was at the forefront of the frame design. With a redesigned E5 Alloy frame, the Allez features a class-leading weight. Aggressively thin-walled, yet tough, tubes have been implemented to save weight and this results in over a 450g (1-pound) reduction in the frame and fork alone when compared to some models of yesteryear. - This Allez also features integrated rack and fender mounts, allowing you to get weight of your backpack off you and onto a lightweight rack. This not only makes for a good road bike, but it also enables you to transform it into a fast commuter
Trek Domane AL 2
$1,099.99
Domane AL 2 is the perfect gateway to comfortable road biking. It's stable, light, easy to accessorize, and fun to ride—all of which makes it the ideal choice for anyone looking for a great first experience with a real road bike. It's right for you if... You're a value-minded rider testing the waters of road cycling, and want a drop-bar bike that's an upgrade in feel, speed, and efficiency over a flat-bar hybrid or mountain bike. Domane AL 2 is a great choice if you're new to the road and want a quality road bike you won't immediately outgrow. The tech you get The Shimano drivetrain has 16 speeds, with shifters that are integrated into the brake levers so your hands never have to leave the bars. The wide range of gears makes it easier to ride terrain that varies in elevation. The lightweight aluminum frame has mounts for fenders and a carbon fork—a feature that's not typically available in road bikes at this price point. The final word Domane AL 2 is an ideal, comfort-first introduction to road riding. It's made for a great fit that's fast but not as aggressive as what you might see in the Tour de France. Plus, it's backed by our lifetime warranty. Why you'll love it - It's a real road bike at a great value, and it gets you into the world of road cycling without a giant price tag - It's built in Trek's performance heritage and backed by a lifetime warranty - The stable Endurance Geometry delivers comfort and confidence - The unique IsoSpeed Carbon fork, which swoops forward toward the dropouts, absorbs vibrations from the road so your arms won't fatigue as quickly - DuoTrap S compatibility makes it easy to wirelessly track your rides, so you can set goals and watch yourself reach them
Salsa Journeyer Advent 650b
$1,149.00
Journeyer is Salsa's gateway to all-road adventures. The geometry provides comfort and confidence on any road surface. Versatile cargo carrying options extend riding range and allow for many different missions. It all comes together to create the perfect introduction to all-road riding. - 6061-T6 alloy frame - Flat mount brakes - Internal cable routing including stealth dropper post routing - Water, tool, and accessory mounts on frame and fork allow for longer rides - Compatible with 700c and 650b wheels and tires
Salsa Journeyer Advent 700c
$1,149.00
Journeyer is Salsa's gateway to all-road adventures. The geometry provides comfort and confidence on any road surface. Versatile cargo carrying options extend riding range and allow for many different missions. It all comes together to create the perfect introduction to all-road riding. - 6061-T6 alloy frame - Flat mount brakes - Internal cable routing including stealth dropper post routing - Water, tool, and accessory mounts on frame and fork allow for longer rides - Compatible with 700c and 650b wheels and tires
Salsa Marrakesh Frameset
$1,149.00
Marrakesh is Salsa's world-touring bike, designed for fully loaded, rugged exploration. It’s stable and predictable when heavily loaded, and durable enough to take on everything from the Turkish dust to mud from Thailand’s monsoon season. Starting with a Marrakesh frameset and hand-selecting the components with the help of your friendly local bike shop is probably the best way for you to create a bike that's perfect for you. After all, when you're going to spend this many hours on a bike, you need it to be just right.
Specialized Diverge Base E5
$1,300.00
Whether your goal is to escape on gravel back roads, far from cars and crowds, toe the start line at your first gravel race, or simply get the most versatile bike on the road or dirt, no bike is better than the Diverge. It's quite simply the fastest, most capable—and just maybe the most fun—alloy bike we've ever made, delivering a ride that's quick and lively, but stable and confidence-inspiring when the terrain gets rough. With all-new gravel geometry and category-leading tire clearance, the Diverge represents everything we've learned over more than 40 years of riding road, gravel, and dirt. The Diverge writes an entirely new chapter in the gravel bike category, so you can dream up entirely new rides. It's the ultimate getaway vehicle. With a premium E5 alloy frame and a full-carbon FACT fork, the Diverge Base E5 delivers a fast, confident, and comfortable ride on road, in the dirt, and over thick gravel. Shimano's Claris 2x8 group gives a wide range of gears for any terrain, while Axis Elite alloy wheels and Road Sport 35mm tires provide an efficient ride on pavement with added versatility for hard-pack dirt riding. - Nothing unlocks a bike's capability like tire clearance, so we gave the new Diverge a whopping 47mm of tire clearance with a 700c wheel and 2.1-inch with a 650b wheel. Thanks to a drive-side chainstay utilizing a machined alloy beam behind the chainrings, we've created clearance without using a fragile dropped chainstay design or increasing chainstay length. - Our Premium E5 Aluminum frame provides a stiff, light, and durable platform. When mated to our full carbon FACT fork, the Diverge Base E5 becomes a light, lively, and versatile bike that's ready to attack any surface. - We tossed gravel geometry "status quo" out the window. The new Diverge has the most progressive geometry we've ever created for a drop bar bike, giving riders a capable and stable bike in the dirt, that still feels responsive and nimble on the road. We've increased the frame's reach and introduced a slacker head tube and a longer offset fork. All this creates incredible confidence with a planted feeling in the dirt, while spec'ing shorter stems keeps the overall cockpit length the same and the steering lively. We've kept the bike's BB low to increase stability, but high enough to utilize with 650b wheels if that's your jam. - We've given the Diverge plenty of rack mounts, including fork and top tube mounts, to ensure you can take what you need, no matter how far you plan to go or how long you plan to stay out.
KHS TR101
$1,319.00
The KHS TR101 road bike is a fast-moving, nimble machine that can take you to see the world. The steel frame and fork, and Shimano Sora drivetrain, make it a reliable choice for distance riding. With the confident performance of Kenda Kwick Journey tires, it offers smooth control and handling to keep the good times rollin'.
Giant Contend AR 3
$1,400.00
Expand your idea of road riding and unlock new possibilities with this versatile all-rounder. With its balanced, smooth riding frame and components, powerful disc brakes and high-volume tubeless tires, Contend AR goes from fast pavement to bumpy backroads with confidence and control. Designed and developed for aspiring riders looking to elevate their road riding capabilities, Contend AR combines a smooth, responsive ride quality with an ability to handle adventurous new routes. Its disc-brake integration and generous tire clearance (up to 38mm) put you in control, even on rough roads. Its D-Fuse composite seatpost dampens road vibrations, giving you a smoother, more enjoyable ride experience and minimizing fatigue. This is a true all-rounder for those road riders who have a thirst for adventure. Balanced road geometry - Frame is specifically engineered to produce a balanced, all-rounder feel that blends confident rider positioning with agile cornering and acceleration. Smooth ride quality - Innovative D-Fuse seatpost design reduces road shocks and vibrations, and a Giant WheelSystem lets you run tubeless tires up to 38mm for a smoother ride quality and reduced risk of flats. Total control - Seamless disc brake integration including flat mounts and 12mm front and rear thru-axles produces more consistent braking power for better control, even in wet weather and rough roads. - Frame: ALUXX-Grade Aluminum, disc - Fork: Advanced-Grade Composite, full-composite OverDrive steerer, disc - Wheels: Giant S-R2 Disc wheelset - Shifters: Shimano Sora - Crankset: Shimano Sora, 34/50
Giant Contend AR 3
$1,400.00
SOME ROADS ARE SMOOTH, OTHERS ARE ROUGH. THIS SMOOTH-RIDING ALL-ROUNDER HANDLES IT ALL, TAKING YOU FROM THE MAIN ROUTE TO MORE ADVENTUROUS OPTIONS WITH CONFIDENCE AND CONTROL. KEY PERFORMANCE FACTORS Balanced road geometry Frame is specifically engineered to produce a balanced, all-rounder feel that blends confident rider positioning with agile cornering and acceleration. Smooth ride quality Innovative D-Fuse seatpost reduces road shocks and vibrations, and a Giant WheelSystem lets you run tubeless tires up to 38mm for a smoother ride quality and reduced risk of flats. Total control Seamless disc brake integration, including flat mounts and 12mm front and rear thru-axles, produces more consistent braking power for better control, even in wet weather and on rough roads.
Liv Avail AR 3
$1,400.00
Follow your adventure off the paved path. Built for Endurance - Lightweight and balanced, the modern endurance geometry is designed specifically for women, and delivers a smooth all-day ride experience. Power Transfer - Sporting OverDrive and PowerCore technologies, this efficient frameset offers superior stiffness without compromising compliance. Comfort - Liv’s 3F women’s-specific design, Advanced-Grade Composite fork and ALUXX tubing are ideal for venturing further and riding longer. Why We Love It - Comfortable and stable on paved and rough roads, the Avail AR opens up a whole new treasure chest of possibilities. Whether it’s navigating asphalt or venturing through an unpaved short cut, it is smooth on flats, spry on climbs and confident on descents. Avail AR features the latest women’s endurance geometry with a lightweight ALUXX frame and wide tires that ride steady on-road and off when you need it. Vibrations are diminished with an Advanced-Grade Composite fork and D-Fuse seatpost. Maintain control with precise OverDrive steerer and powerful disc brakes. This bike also accommodates a rack and fenders to keep you equipped on longer hauls. - Frame: ALUXX-Grade Aluminum - Fork: Advanced-Grade Composite, OverDrive, disc - Wheels: Giant S-R2 Disc wheelset - Shifters: Shimano Sora - Crankset: Shimano Sora, 34/50
Giant Revolt 2
$1,450.00
RIDE ROADS, GRAVEL OR DIRT WITH THIS ALL-NEW ALUMINUM ALL-ROUNDER. A COMPOSITE FORK GIVES IT A SMOOTH RIDE, AND A FLIP CHIP LETS YOU ADJUST WHEELBASE AND TIRE CLEARANCE. KEY PERFORMANCE FACTORS Confident handling Frame is designed with endurance positioning and shorter chainstays for precise handling, agility and control. A longer reach, shorter stem and lower bottom bracket drop improves stability on rugged terrain. Tuned compliance New frame features thinner, dropped seatstays to absorb road shocks and vibrations. D-Fuse handlebar and seatpost work as a system to add compliance without sacrificing stiffness while cornering, sprinting or climbing. Adaptable to the terrain A flip chip on the rear dropout adjusts the wheelbase short for quicker handling and acceleration, or long for improved stability at speed. The long setting allows for larger diameter tires up to 53mm. You can choose the included D-Fuse seatpost for maximum compliance, or switch to a 30.9mm round or dropper post.
Salsa Journeyer Sora 650b
$1,499.00
Journeyer is Salsa's gateway to all-road adventures. The geometry provides comfort and confidence on any road surface. Versatile cargo carrying options extend riding range and allow for many different missions. It all comes together to create the perfect introduction to all-road riding. - 6061-T6 alloy frame - Salsa Waxwing carbon fork with mid-blade rack mounts, fender mounts, Three-Pack mounts, and internal dynamo cable routing - Flat mount brakes - Internal cable routing including stealth dropper post routing - Water, tool, and accessory mounts on frame and fork allow for longer rides - Compatible with 700c and 650b wheels and tires
Salsa Journeyer Sora 700c
$1,499.00
Journeyer is Salsa's gateway to all-road adventures. The geometry provides comfort and confidence on any road surface. Versatile cargo carrying options extend riding range and allow for many different missions. It all comes together to create the perfect introduction to all-road riding. - 6061-T6 alloy frame - Salsa Waxwing carbon fork with mid-blade rack mounts, fender mounts, Three-Pack mounts, and internal dynamo cable routing - Flat mount brakes - Internal cable routing including stealth dropper post routing - Water, tool, and accessory mounts on frame and fork allow for longer rides - Compatible with 700c and 650b wheels and tires
Ritchey Road Logic Disc Frameset
$1,699.00
The new Ritchey Road Logic Disc delivers the same amazing ride experience that the bike is known for but adds the stopping power and control of disc brakes. Steeped with more than 40 years of frame-building heritage, innovation, exploration, and lots of riding, the classic lines of this beautiful steel frame and carbon fiber fork unite with modern building techniques and proven materials to deliver a contemporary bicycle that’s wonderfully comfortable for long days in the saddle, nimble and stiff enough to win the sprint for that sign, and adequately adaptable to endure roads that might lack proper pavement. The frame is built with a heat-treated and triple-butted proprietary Ritchey Logic tube set and features a straight headtube and aggressively short-butted sections optimized for TIG welding that save weight and improve ride quality. The tried and true specs on the frame remain unchanged but now sport a redesigned chainstay for flat-mount disc brake compatibility, thru-axles in the front and rear, and a new fork designed specifically for the Road Logic Disc. - Material: heat-treated, triple-butted Ritchey Logic steel tubing—TIG welded - Ultra-light forged and machined straight 1-1/8" headtube - WCS headset included (upper IS42/28.6 - 16mm stack height | lower IS42/30) - 142mm spacing (12mm alloy thru-axle included) - Replaceable stainless-steel derailleur hanger - 27.2mm seat tube with integrated seat collar (max torque setting: 6Nm) - Front derailleur clamp size: 28.6mm (max torque setting: 2.5Nm) - not included - Bottom bracket: 68mm - English threaded - Can accommodate 1X or 2X chainrings - Crankset min/max ring size - single: 36 to 50t / double: 46/30t to 53/39t - External cable routing - Bottle mounts: 2 - Ritchey WCS Carbon Disc Road Fork included
Specialized Allez E5 Elite
$1,700.00
All too often, corners are cut to meet price-points in the entry-level road bike market, but the Allez redefines what it means to be "entry level." Focusing on weight, refinement, and reliability like nothing else in its class, the Allez is the first to make these technologies accessible to everyone. Whether you're just getting into road cycling, commuting, or looking for a new bike, the Allez is just as performance-packed as it is versatile. For the build, this Allez features SRAM's Rival 22 shifting that delivers tremendous performance and value, durable DT R460 alloy wheels, our new super-comfy Body Geometry Bridge saddle, and well-protected RoadSport tires. - Entry-level road bikes often times feature either alloy or cheap carbon fiber forks that greatly detract from the overall ride quality. But with a full FACT carbon fiber fork, the Allez is better handling, smoother riding, and lower in weight—floating over rough chip-seal and carving through corners like a slalom skier. - For the geometry, we developed the Allez by utilizing our vast Retul fit database. This meant creating a geometry that's sure to cover a broad range of positions, while still providing the performance-minded handling you'd expect from your first bike. - Not only does a lightweight bike feel better when you're climbing up a hill, but it's also essential when you're carrying your bike up to the 5th floor, and this was at the forefront of the frame design. With a redesigned E5 Alloy frame, the Allez features a class-leading weight. Aggressively thin-walled, yet tough, tubes have been implemented to save weight and this results in over a 450g (1-pound) reduction in the frame and fork alone when compared to some models of yesteryear. - This Allez also features integrated rack and fender mounts, allowing you to get weight of your backpack off you and onto a lightweight rack. This not only makes for a good road bike, but it also enables you to transform it into a fast commuter.
Salsa Journeyer Apex 1x 700c
$1,849.00
Journeyer is Salsa's gateway to all-road adventures. The geometry provides comfort and confidence on any road surface. Versatile cargo carrying options extend riding range and allow for many different missions. It all comes together to create the perfect introduction to all-road riding. - 6061-T6 alloy frame - Salsa Waxwing carbon fork with mid-blade rack mounts, fender mounts, Three-Pack mounts, and internal dynamo cable routing - Flat mount brakes - Internal cable routing including stealth dropper post routing - Water, tool, and accessory mounts on frame and fork allow for longer rides - Compatible with 700c and 650b wheels and tires
Surly Ghost Grappler
$1,949.00
The Ghost Grappler is Surly's dedicated drop-bar trail bike. With mountain geo designed around a comfortable, confident drop-bar hand position, it's lively and responsive on single track, double track, and other degraded surfaces. Ready to haul essential gear for all-day dirt rides and quick bikepacking excursions, captured thru-axles front and rear provide ideal stiffness and handling. Built around 27.5" wheels and compatible with internally geared hub and single-speed setups, Surly's tried-and-true Gnot-Boost spacing allows riders to run 142mm or 148mm rear hubs. - 100% Surly Chromoly steel frame and fork, featuring Surly's proprietary 'Natch tubing, double-butted main triangle, 1-1/8" headtube, non-suspension corrected. - Horizontal-slotted dropout, Surly Gnot-Boost spacing. - Seat stay mounted bottle bosses on all sizes except XS, plus three-pack mounts at the top and bottom of the down tube and stealth dropper post routing. - E.D. coated frame for increased life expectancy. - 27.5 x 2.8" tire clearance (with or without fenders).
All-City Space Horse Tiagra Bike
$1,999.00
Our most popular and versatile model, the Space Horse has become a bit of a cult favorite through its classic styling and ability to handle just about any task or terrain. Ambitious road centuries, gravel grinding, loaded touring, looking great while commuting — the Space Horse is equipped for it all. - 612 Select Tubing – a proprietary blend of 4130 double-butted Chromoly tubes, every piece of tubing on every frame size has been carefully chosen to provide the best ride possible - Geometry — Mix between road and randonneuring with a relatively short rear end and a slightly lower bottom bracket than a standard road bike - 12mm front and rear thru-axles, flat-mount disc brakes - Front and rear rack mounts, fender mounts, and pump peg - Fork features ports for internal Dynamo cable routing - Tire Clearance — 43–61cm frames fit 650b x 47mm (650b x 42mm w/fenders); additionally, 49–61cm frames fit 700c x 45mm (700c x 42mm w/fenders) - Signature custom-cast dropout with replaceable derailleur hanger, signature lugged fork crown and custom fork ends, integrated seat collar, pantographed bottom bracket shell, reinforced bottle bosses for three bottle cages
Orbea Avant H40-D
$1,999.00
RIDING WITHIN REACH Grab your Avant and fill your bottles before rolling out on your afternoon ride. No other machine can better help you enjoy the exhilaration of road cycling. The speed, freedom, and the views offered by quiet roads are all included free with every Avant - and you love it. AVANT CARBON FORK The carbon layup and shaping of the Avant fork offers the best combination of elasticity, tire clearance, and torsional stiffness. The fork legs sport integrated fender mounts and ample tire clearance for even more versatility. HIGH POLISH The new Avant receives the same level of design attention as our carbon frames - The tubes are butted and hydroformed with smooth, polished welds to match the dramatic look of the monocoque frame. ICR PLUS Internal Cable Routing is carefully guided along the best path under the stem and through the head tube, with no rub or rattle, and is optimized for both traditional and electronic shifting systems. Proprietary headset spacers smooth airflow and offer easy adjustment.
Surly Midnight Special
$1,999.00 - $2,349.00
Midnight Special is a road plus bike designed to provide comfort and speed on those all-day rides that extend well beyond fresh pavement. Midnight Special shines on pot-holed, deteriorating pavement and the occasional long stretch of gravel. Its 650B road plus tires eat up road chatter and absorb all the bumps in the road like the champion it was designed to be. When it comes to road bikes, we just want to toss a few bananas into our pockets and see where the road takes us. We seek out varied surfaces on our rides and frequently go from pavement to gravel to worse pavement. Midnight Special allows us to accomplish all of that quite comfortably. - Higher volume tires allow better fine tuning of tire pressure on varying surfaces and create a wider contact patch for increased traction - Modern road standards like flat-mount disc brakes, 12mm front and rear thru-axles, and a 44mm head tube - Clearance for 650B x 60mm or 700c x 42mm tires without fenders (650B x 50mm or 700c x 38mm with fenders)
Trek Domane AL 5 Disc
$2,099.99
Domane AL 5 Disc is fast, smooth, and confident. Our best alloy Domane is built with a race-worthy Shimano 105 groupset, powerful hydraulic disc brakes, and a vibration-absorbing fork and handlebar to keep you feeling fresh on long, competitive rides. It's right for you if... You want a comfortable, high-performance alloy road bike built with higher-end components. You're planning to crank out lots of fun, fast miles on pavement and even light gravel rail trails. The tech you get A 2x11 Shimano 105 drivetrain has a wide range of gears for riding on any terrain. The lightweight aluminum frame has fender mounts and a stable Endurance Geometry for a confident, comfortable ride. Plus, tubeless ready rims and hydraulic disc brakes for stopping power in any conditions. A carbon fork and IsoZone handlebar absorb fatiguing road vibration. The final word Our best aluminum Domane boasts race-worthy parts and a comfortable ride quality that can't be matched on long rides and rough roads. Why you'll love it - This versatile bike is fully capable of taking on rough roads, challenging rides, races, and even light gravel riding - The unique IsoSpeed Carbon fork, which swoops forward toward the dropouts, absorbs vibrations from the road so your arms won't fatigue as quickly - Setting your wheels up tubeless reduces the overall weight of your bike and the chance you'll get a flat - Bigger tire clearance lets you run wider tires for more traction and stability on rail trails and other light gravel roads
Trek Checkpoint SL Frameset
$2,199.99
Checkpoint SL Frameset is a carbon gravel bike frame for epic all-road adventures. OCLV Carbon, a gravel-smoothing IsoSpeed decoupler, extra mounts for essential accessories, and massive tire clearance make it the ideal starting point for a lightweight, high-performance gravel bike build. It's right for you if... You're in it for the adventure and want a performance gravel bike so you can go farther and faster. You spend long days in the saddle, and want the gravel-smoothing ride of Trek's exclusive IsoSpeed decoupler on your dream gravel bike build. The tech you get A 500 Series OCLV Carbon frame with Rear IsoSpeed, adjustable Stranglehold dropouts, a Checkpoint carbon disc fork, fender and rack mounts, and Control Freak internal cable routing. It comes with a headset and is built for 12mm thru axles, flat-mount disc brakes, and BB90 bottom bracket. The final word Our highest-end gravel frameset is the ideal starting point for a performance gravel bike build. It's covered in extra mounts that make it easy to carry your gear the way you want, it has an IsoSpeed decoupler for compliance on rough terrain, and it includes Stranglehold Dropouts that make it easy to build as a singlespeed. Why you'll love it - The IsoSpeed decoupler cuts down on fatiguing bumps in gravel so you can wander more, reach new places, and stay stronger longer - This bike is exceedingly versatile and suited to a wide variety of ride styles, including gravel rides, bikepacking, and daily commutes - Extra mounts on the top tube, seat tube, and both sides of the down tube make it easy to carry extra gear and water - Massive tire clearance means you can use tires up to 45c for extra traction and stability in any conditions - Stranglehold Dropouts make it easy to fine-tune your geometry or build it up as a singlespeed
Surly Midnight Special
$2,299.00 - $2,349.00
Midnight Special is a road plus bike designed to provide comfort and speed on those all-day rides that extend well beyond fresh pavement. Midnight Special shines on pot-holed, deteriorating pavement and the occasional long stretch of gravel. Its 650B road plus tires eat up road chatter and absorb all the bumps in the road like the champion it was designed to be. When it comes to road bikes, we just want to toss a few bananas into our pockets and see where the road takes us. We seek out varied surfaces on our rides and frequently go from pavement to gravel to worse pavement. Midnight Special allows us to accomplish all of that quite comfortably. - Higher volume tires allow better fine tuning of tire pressure on varying surfaces and create a wider contact patch for increased traction - Modern road standards like flat-mount disc brakes, 12mm front and rear thru-axles, and a 44mm head tube - Clearance for 650B x 60mm or 700c x 42mm tires without fenders (650B x 50mm or 700c x 38mm with fenders)
Surly Midnight Special
$2,349.00
Midnight Special is a road plus bike designed to provide comfort and speed on those all-day rides that extend well beyond fresh pavement. Midnight Special shines on pot-holed, deteriorating pavement and the occasional long stretch of gravel. Its 650B road plus tires eat up road chatter and absorb all the bumps in the road like the champion it was designed to be. When it comes to road bikes, we just want to toss a few bananas into our pockets and see where the road takes us. We seek out varied surfaces on our rides and frequently go from pavement to gravel to worse pavement. Midnight Special allows us to accomplish all of that quite comfortably. - Higher volume tires allow better fine tuning of tire pressure on varying surfaces and create a wider contact patch for increased traction - Modern road standards like flat-mount disc brakes, 12mm front and rear thru-axles, and a 44mm head tube - Clearance for 650B x 60mm or 700c x 42mm tires without fenders (650B x 50mm or 700c x 38mm with fenders)
Giant Revolt Advanced 3
$2,400.00
Fast gravel, rough gravel, pavement or dirt. However you choose to roll, this bike does it all. A new composite frameset and adjustable wheelbase make it more capable than ever. With a lightweight Advanced-grade composite frame that's engineered for compliance, Revolt Advanced lets you push your limits on variable terrain. A composite fork eats up bumps, and the D-Fuse seatpost and handlebar absorb shocks and vibrations. A flip chip on the rear dropout adjusts wheelbase and tire clearance, and you can choose the included D-Fuse seatpost for maximum compliance or a 30.9mm round or dropper post. Details including a smart mount system for racks and accessories give you a head start on any gravel riding mission. KEY PERFORMANCE FACTORS Fast and light New Advanced composite frame and fork save more than 160 grams compared to previous model. Updated geometry includes a lower bottom bracket, longer reach and steeper headtube angle for improved acceleration and climbing. Tuned compliance New frame features thinner, dropped seatstays to absorb road shocks and vibrations. D-Fuse handlebar and seatpost work as a system to add compliance without sacrificing stiffness while cornering, sprinting or climbing. Adaptable to the terrain A flip chip on the rear dropout adjusts the wheelbase short for quicker handling, or long for improved stability at speed. The long setting allows for larger diameter tires up to 53mm. You can also choose the included D-Fuse seatpost for maximum compliance, or switch to a 30.9mm round or dropper post.
Giant TCR Advanced 2 Pro Compact
$2,450.00
Winning race bikes have just the right balance of light weight, stiffness, and smooth compliance on the road. The all-new TCR Advanced delivers on all three and adds updated aero performance to make it a versatile performer for competitive road riders. With a new composite frameset that shaves every gram possible without sacrificing its pedal-stomping stiffness, the TCR Advanced is built for all-rounder road performance. Reengineered with aero shaped frame tubing, it helps you climb faster, hammer the flats more efficiently, and corner on rails. The OverDrive steerer system and MegaDrive downtube are engineered for precise handling, and the Variant seatpost delivers an ideal blend of efficiency and compliance—so you stay fresh until the finish on those big days in the saddle. Class-leading efficiency - Lightweight composite materials and reengineered tubing shapes result in a livelier ride quality, explosive acceleration, and improved climbing efficiency with greater torsional frame stiffness than key competitor bikes. Advanced aerodynamics - This is where the TCR’s most quantifiable gains can be found compared to previous-generation models. Every tube shape was analyzed, engineered, and tested to create an overall structure with significantly lower drag at a wider range of yaw angles. The result is a TCR that’s faster than ever in sprints and solo situations. Total control - An all-new composite fork boasts impressive torsional stiffness for unrivaled steering precision. And a Giant wheelset with tubeless technology allows you to run lower tire pressures for increased grip and a reduced risk of punctures.
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