Checkpoint AL 4 is an ideal entry point to the world of gravel riding. It's built with a lightweight aluminum frame and a durable parts group that won't quit on you as your skills advance. Plus, this gravel bike has exceptional versatility. Extra mounts make it easy to add bags and racks for daily commutes and touring.
It's right for you if...
Your idea of the perfect ride includes chasing the sunlight through a car-free landscape on a long dirt road. You ride for the experience of it, but you also need your bike to have the versatility to take on city commutes and daily around-town rides.
The tech you get
A 200 Series Alpha Aluminum frame with massive tire clearance, a carbon disc fork, 12mm thru axles, a 2x10 Shimano Tiagra drivetrain, fender and rack mounts, Tektro mechanical disc brakes for all-weather stopping power, Tubeless Ready wheels, and 700x32 Bontrager R1 Hard-Case Lite tires.
The final word
If you're looking for adventure off the beaten path without breaking the bank, Checkpoint AL 4 is a great choice. This value-minded ride is built for epic gravel rides, but it's equally at home on city streets, your daily commute, and more!
Why you'll love it
- This bike is exceedingly versatile and suited to a wide variety of ride styles, including gravel rides, bikepacking, and daily commutes
- Massive tire clearance means you can use tires up to 35c for extra traction and stability in any condition
- Mounts on the seat tube and both sides of the down tube make it easy to carry extra gear and water
- Internal routing protects your cables, even when the gravel gets muddy
|Frame||Alpha 200 series aluminum, tapered head-tube, BB86.5, flat-mount disc brakes, internal cable routing, w/rack mounts and hidden fender mounts|
|Fork||Checkpoint carbon disc, tapered steerer, flat mount disc brakes, rack mounts, hidden fender mounts|
|Headset||Integrated, cartridge bearing, sealed, 1-1/8" top, 1.5" bottom|
Front: 12mm thru axle
Rear: 12mm thru-axle
|Wheels/Rims||Bontrager Affinity, Tubeless Ready, 24h|
|Hubs||Formula alloy disc, 24h|
|Tires||Bontrager R1 Hard-Case Lite, 700x32c|
|Bottom Bracket||Sealed cartridge|
|Front Derailleur||Shimano Tiagra|
|Rear Derailleur||Shimano Tiagra|
|Cassette/Rear Cogs||Shimano Tiagra, 11-32, 10 speed|
|Shifters||Shimano Tiagra, 10 speed|
|Handlebars||Bontrager Comp VR-C, 31.8mm|
|Stem||Bontrager Elite, 31.8mm, 7 degree, w/computer & light mounts|
|Brakes||Shimano RS405 flat mount hydraulic disc|
|Saddle||Bontrager Arvada Comp, steel rails|
|Seat Post||Bontrager Approved, alloy, 27.2mm|
* Subject to change without notice.