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Checkpoint ALR 5 Driftless is a custom-painted, high-quality gravel bike that will hold up for long, rugged miles on pavement, dirt, and even the most treacherous gravel roads. A wealth of features like nimble-yet-stable progressive geometry, loads of mounts, plus a GRX drivetrain make it easy to customize for your kind of adventure.

It's right for you if...
You want a bike that’s made for adventure and doubles as a work of art. From the rugged frame and parts to a paint scheme inspired by the rolling hills and quiet roads of Wisconsin’s driftless area, this bike is the embodiment of off-road exploration.

The tech you get
A stout aluminum frame with an exclusive custom paint scheme, progressive geometry that's stable at speed and efficient when you're grinding up a climb, hidden cables that won't interfere with bags, plus rack and fender mounts and integrated frame bag mounts. A 1x11 Shimano GRX drivetrain with lower gears for grinding up hills or through rough gravel, and wide 700x40c gravel tires for added stability and traction. Fits tires up to 45c wide.

The final word
Checkpoint ALR 5 Driftless delivers quality parts, a durable alloy frame, a premium custom paint scheme, and a wealth of features like extra tire clearance and customization options so you can confidently take on bigger, better adventures.

Why you'll love it
- All-new progressive geometry is quick and nimble yet keeps you stable and in control on fast, choppy descents
- The gorgeous paint scheme and topo map pattern evoke the rugged, hilly escape of Wisconsin’s driftless region—an area untouched by terrain-flattening glaciers
- Comes kitted out with a custom Bontrager frame bag that features the same topo map design as your Checkpoint!
- This bike is exceedingly versatile and suited to a wide variety of ride styles, including gravel rides, bikepacking, and daily commutes
- Integrated frame bag mounts and rack and fender mounts make it easy to carry gear and water

Frame: 300 Series Alpha Aluminium, tapered head tube, Internal cable routing, 3S chain keeper, T47 BB, rack and mudguard mounts, integrated frame bag mounts, flat-mount disc, 142x12 mm thru-axle
Fork: Checkpoint, full carbon, tapered carbon steerer, rack mounts, fender mounts, flat mount disc, 12x100mm thru axle
Frame fit: Gravel

Hub front: Bontrager alloy, sealed bearing, CenterLock disc, 100x12 mm thru axle
Skewer front: Bontrager Switch thru axle, removable lever
Hub rear: Bontrager alloy, sealed bearing, CenterLock disc, Shimano 11-speed freehub, 142x12 mm thru axle
Skewer rear: Bontrager Switch thru axle, removable lever
Size: 49, 52, 54, 56, 58, 61 Bontrager Paradigm, Tubeless Ready, 24-hole, 21mm width, Presta valve
Size: 49, 52, 54, 56, 58, 61 Bontrager Paradigm SL, Tubeless Ready, 24-hole, 21 mm width, Presta valve
Spokes: 14 g stainless steel
Tire: Bontrager GR2 Team Issue, Tubeless Ready, Inner Strength casing, aramid bead, 120 tpi, 700x40c
Tire part: Bontrager TLR sealant, 180 ml/6 oz
Rim strip: Bontrager Aeolus XXX rim strip
Max tire size: 700x45c / 650x2.1" Bontrager tires

Size: 49, 52, 54, 56, 58, 61 Shimano GRX RX810, 11 speed
Size: 49, 52, 54, 56, 58, 61 Shimano GRX RX810 hydraulic disc
Rear derailleur: Shimano GRX RX812, long cage, 42T max cog
Size: 49 Shimano GRX RX600, 40T, 165mm length
Size: 52 Shimano GRX RX600, 40T ring, 170 mm length
Size: 54, 56 Shimano GRX RX600, 40T, 172.5mm length
Size: 58, 61 Shimano GRX RX600, 40T ring, 175 mm length
Bottom bracket: Praxis, T47 threaded, internal bearing
Cassette: Shimano SLX M7000, 11-42, 11 speed
Chain: Shimano HG601
Max chainring size: 1x: 44T SRAM or 50T Shimano, 2x: 50/34

Size: 49, 52 Bontrager P3 Verse Comp, steel rails, 155 mm width
Size: 54, 56, 58, 61 Bontrager P3 Verse Comp, steel rails, 145 mm width
Seatpost: Easton EA70 AX, 27.2mm, 0mm offset, 50mm travel
Size: 49 Bontrager Elite Gravel, 38 cm width
Size: 52 Bontrager Elite Gravel, 40 cm width
Size: 54, 56 Bontrager Elite Gravel, 42 cm width
Size: 58, 61 Bontrager Elite Gravel, 44 cm width
Handlebar tape: Bontrager Supertack Perf tape
Size: 49 Bontrager Elite, 31.8 mm, Blendr-compatible, 7-degree, 70 mm length
Size: 52, 54 Bontrager Elite, 31.8 mm, Blendr-compatible, 7-degree, 80 mm length
Size: 56, 58 Bontrager Elite, 31.8 mm, Blendr-compatible, 7-degree, 90 mm length
Size: 61 Bontrager Elite, 31.8 mm, Blendr-compatible, 7-degree, 100 mm length
Headset: FSA Integrated, sealed cartridge bearing, 1-1/8" top, 1.5" bottom
Brake: Shimano RX810 hydraulic disc, flat mount
Brake rotor: Shimano RT70, centerlock, 160mm
Rotor size: Max brake rotor sizes: 160mm front & rear

Size: 49 Adventure Boss frame bag, 80 cu in (1.31L)
Size: 52 Adventure Boss frame bag, 104 cu in (1.7L)
Size: 54 Adventure Boss frame bag, 153 cu in (2.5L)
Size: 56 Adventure Boss frame bag, 183 cu in (3L)
Size: 58 Adventure Boss frame bag, 305 cu in (5L)
Size: 61 Adventure Boss frame bag, 360 cu in (5.9L)

Weight: 56 - 9.60 kg / 21.17 lbs (excluding bag)
Weight limit: This bike has a maximum total weight limit (combined weight of bicycle, rider, and cargo) of 275 pounds (125 kg).


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