Product code: 231048501

The aluminium gravel bike with uncompromising design at a fair price

  • lightweight

  • aerodynamic

  • comfort

  • versatility

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Road/Gravel Inside leg x 0,66 = Frame size in cm
MTB Size S: 155 – 172 cm body height
Size M: 173 – 182 cm body height
Size L: 183 – 192 cm body height
Size XL: >192 cm body height
Inside leg x 0,61 = Frame size in cm
Inside leg x 0,24 = Frame size in inches
Inside leg x 0,61 = Frame size in cm
Inside leg x 0,24 = Frame size in inches
Inside leg x 0,885 = Saddle height on all bikes

If you are exactly between two sizes, you'll have the choice: Choose the smaller frame if you prefer a "racing position" and the bigger frame if you prefer a more comfortable "touring position".

See our video step-by-step instructions on how to determine your frame size. We'll explain you how to easily measure shoulder width, inside leg length and arm length yourself.
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2,049.00 €

Price incl. VAT plus €250.00 (for delivery to United States of America)

  • Built in Bocholt, Germany
  • Best quality for the best price
  • 6-year Crash Replacement on ROSE frames and ROSE forks

The king of gravel for a great price! Want to just switch off and enjoy your free time in nature? The BACKROAD AL 1X11 will be your new favourite companion for off-roading on the weekends.

  • Weight
    ca. 9,4 kg*
  • Frame material

Reliable gravel groupset with a drivetrain designed for MTB

The Apex 1 groupset is SRAM's entry-level group for gravel enthusiasts. It is equipped with popular technological features from SRAM. This gravel bike is furnished with a 1-speed drive system consisting of an 11-42 cassette and a 42 chainring. So you’ll get 1x11 gears in larger steps – ideal for getting in the flow while off-roading or riding local trails.


Wide wheels and gravel tyres

This bike is equipped with robust, lightweight ROSE G TWENTYFIVE gravel wheels, as well as with high-quality Newman hubs and lightweight, stable Sapim spokes. With their wider inner rim width of 25 mm, they increase the contact area of the WTB gravel tyres and thus provide more grip on rough terrain. The tyre profile has sturdy shoulder lugs – for ideal off-road qualities.


Gravel handlebars for off-road rides

This gravel handlebar is specially designed for more demanding terrain or trail sections. It has a larger flare and the lower handlebar bends are anatomically-shaped, resulting in more control and comfort on rough surfaces. You’ll also be more comfortable when off-roading thanks to the longer brake lever, grip width adjustment and ergonomic shape of the SRAM Apex 1.

  • Description

    With the BACKROAD AL APEX 1X11 you can really push your limits! It is equipped with SRAM's entry-level shifting group and 1-speed drivetrain, as well as robust and off-road-ready ROSE G TWENTYFIVE gravel wheels encased in WTB gravel tyres. You’ll also be more comfortable with the gravel handlebar’s anatomically-shaped lower bends. In other words, this gravel bike is perfect for gravel enthusiasts who are looking for a challenge off-road and on trails.

    More versatility
    Doesn’t matter if you’re getting some single-trail action, commuting through the city, or on a bike-packing adventure. Kick it into high gear, go gravel, and experience freedom at its best: the aluminium gravel bike BACKROAD AL makes it all possible. Where will the next great adventure take you?

    More adventure
    No adventure is too big! Thanks to gravel-specific geometry and well-designed features such as the downtube protector and countless attachment points for bottle holders, Anything Cages, or bags, the BACKROAD AL is the perfect companion for outdoor adventures. Max propulsion down the trail with a tyre clearance of up to 47 mm with 650b wheels or 45 mm with 700c wheels – all great qualities for lots of off-roading fun.

    More design
    With the BACKROAD AL you’ll always look good on the bike. Whether you’re on the way to work or on a gravel track. Show off that ultimate two-wheel swag thanks to the beautiful frame design in carbon-look with smooth seams, clear lines, and a super-clean cockpit, which offers full integration of cables and hoses.

    * approx. 9.4 kg, may vary by up to +/- 5 % due to manufacturing tolerances, weight for roasted olive frame, size 57 cm, without pedals

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