Trek Checkpoint ALR 5
Checkpoint ALR 5 is the best value gravel bike in the line-up. It's a high-quality build that will hold up for long, rugged miles on roads, dirt and even the most treacherous gravel. But what sets this model apart is the performance parts and the wealth of features like adjustable horizontal sliding dropouts, massive tyre clearance and extra mounts that make it easy to customise for your kind of adventure.
With Checkpoint ALR 5, you're getting high-quality parts at exceptional value, which means 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.
Massive tyre clearance means you can use tyres up to 45 c for extra traction and stability in any conditions.
Mounts on the seat tube and both sides of the down tube make it easy to carry extra gear and water.
The horizontal sliding dropout makes it easy to fine-tune your geometry or run singlespeed.
|Frame||300 Series Alpha Aluminium, tapered head tube, Control Freak internal routing, 3S chain keeper, rack and fender mounts, flat mount disc, horizontal sliding dropouts, 142x12 mm thru-axle|
|Fork||Checkpoint carbon, tapered alloy steerer, rack mounts, mudguard mounts, flat-mount disc, 12x100 mm thru axle|
|Hub front||Bontrager alloy, sealed bearing, CenterLock disc, 100x12 mm thru axle|
|Skewer front||100x12 mm thru-axle|
|Hub rear||Bontrager alloy, sealed bearing, CenterLock disc, Shimano 11-speed freehub, 142x12 mm thru axle|
|Skewer rear||142x12 mm thru-axle, 174 mm length|
|Rim||Bontrager Tubeless Ready, 28-hole, 17 mm width, Presta valve|
|Spokes||14 g stainless steel|
|Tyre||Bontrager GR1 Comp, wire bead, 60 tpi, 700x40 c|
|Max tyre size||45c Bontrager tyres (49 & 52cm: 40c due to toe overlap), with at least 4mm of clearance to frame|
|Shifter||Shimano GRX RX600, 11-speed|
|Front derailleur||Shimano GRX RX810, braze-on|
|Rear derailleur||Shimano GRX RX810, long cage, 34T max cog|
Shimano GRX RX600, 46/30, 165 mm length
Shimano GRX RX600, 46/30, 170 mm length
|Size: 54, 56
Shimano GRX RX600, 46/30, 172.5 mm length
|Size: 58, 61
Shimano GRX RX600, 46/30, 175 mm length
|Bottom bracket||Shimano RS500, 86 mm, PressFit|
|Cassette||Shimano 105 HG700-11, 11-34, 11-speed|
|Chain||Shimano 105 HG601, 11-speed|
|Saddle||Bontrager Montrose Comp, steel rails, 138 mm width|
|Seatpost||Bontrager Comp, 6061 alloy, 27.2 mm, 8 mm offset, 330 mm length|
Bontrager Elite IsoZone VR-CF, alloy, 31.8 mm, 93 mm reach, 123 mm drop, 38 cm width
Bontrager Elite IsoZone VR-CF, alloy, 31.8 mm, 93 mm reach, 123 mm drop, 40 cm width
|Size: 54, 56
Bontrager Elite IsoZone VR-CF, alloy, 31.8 mm, 93 mm reach, 123 mm drop, 42 cm width
|Size: 58, 61
Bontrager Elite IsoZone VR-CF, alloy, 31.8 mm, 93 mm reach, 123 mm drop, 44 cm width
|Handlebar tape||Bontrager Supertack Perf tape|
Bontrager Elite, 31.8 mm, Blendr-compatible, 7-degree, 80 mm length
|Size: 52, 54
Bontrager Elite, 31.8 mm, Blendr-compatible, 7-degree, 90 mm length
|Size: 56, 58
Bontrager Elite, 31.8 mm, Blendr-compatible, 7-degree, 100 mm length
Bontrager Elite, 31.8 mm, Blendr-compatible, 7-degree, 110 mm length
|Head set||FSA Integrated, sealed cartridge bearing, 1-1/8" top, 1.5" bottom|
|Brake||Shimano RX400 hydraulic disc|
|Brake rotor||Shimano SM-RT70, CenterLock, 160 mm|
|Weight||56 - 10.17 kg / 22.42 lbs|
|Weight limit||This bike has a maximum total weight limit (combined weight of bicycle, rider and cargo) of 125 kg (275 lb).|