The Checkpoint ALR 5 AXS is a high-value alloy gravel bike that's kitted out with electronic shifting and quality parts for long, rugged miles on anything from chunky gravel to smooth tarmac. A wealth of features like nimble yet stable progressive geometry, loads of mounts for epic bikepacking adventures, plus a SRAM Apex AXS 1x12-speed drivetrain makes customising for any adventure easy.
You favour epic gravel adventures that end with a big beverage and a burrito. But that doesn't mean you'll compromise on performance. You expect to get a lot for your hard-earned money, including quality, versatility, durability and a ridiculous amount of fun.
A stout 300 Series Alpha Aluminium 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 mudguard mounts and integrated frame bag mounts, a 1x12 SRAM Apex AXS electronic drivetrain for grinding up hills or through rough gravel, hydraulic disc brakes for all-condition stopping power, tubeless-ready rims and wide 700x40c gravel tyres for added stability and traction.
The Checkpoint ALR 5 AXS is the bike for you if you want to pair an electronic drivetrain with quality parts, a durable alloy frame and a wealth of features like extra tyre clearance and customisation options so you can confidently take on bigger, better adventures.
- Its progressive geometry is quick and nimble yet keeps you stable and in control on fast, choppy descents
- You get serious versatility that's suited for a wide variety of ride styles, from gravel and bikepacking to daily commutes
- The SRAM Apex 1x12-speed electronic drivetrain allows for unprecedented shifting speeds and ease of maintenance.
- Massive tyre clearance means you can use tyres up to 45 c for extra traction and stability in any conditions
- Integrated frame bag mounts and rack and mudguard mounts make it easy to carry gear and water
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 tyres (700x45 mm or 27.5x2.1") for tackling chunkier gravel and terrain.
Tons of mounts
Integrated frame bag and mudguard mounts make it easy to carry gear and water.
Don't forget your pedals
This bike doesn't come with pedals because you'll have a better time on your new bike if you choose your own. See the pedal guide to find the best pedals for your riding style.
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