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COVID-19 Important collection and delivery information
Due to a combination of new working practices and demand our lead times for both collection and delivery have been extended.
Where delivery times are stated as a month this is based on the latest information from the manufacturer. These dates should be treated as a guide and may be subject to change. Due to an increase in global demand for bicycles and the disruption in supply during the COVID-19 pandemic supply chains have become very strained. Lead times are based on factory and shipping schedules both of which can be disrupted by delays in component supply and shipping/port capacity.
Should you place a future order with us for a bicycle we will monitor the bike’s ETA and keep you informed of any changes.
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Size Options & Purchase
Please note that we are unable to ship this Trek Checkpoint ALR 5 Black outside of the UK. This is at the request of Trek Bicycles.
This Trek Checkpoint ALR 5 Black 2021 is available with our legendary Podium Point free accessory scheme.
Trek's Checkpoint is a gravel road bike designed with high-quality parts that will that hold up for long, rugged miles on pavement, dirt, and even the most treacherous gravel roads.
ALR models feature 300 Series Alpha Aluminium which is ruggedly reliable but superlight too. The ALR frame also features key pieces of tech such as; tapered head tube, press fit bottom bracket, flat-mount disc brakes, Stranglehold dropouts, 12 mm thru-axles, Control Freak cable duides, internal cable routing and a 3S chain keeper.
Checkpoint combines the speed and stability of a road bike with the rugged offroad capability of a cyclocross bike. It also comes ready to roll with a wealth of adventure-ready features, like adjustable Stranglehold dropouts, massive tyre clearance, and extra mounts that make it super versatile and easy to customise.
Geometry is comfortable for the long haul and rough roads, but aggressive enough to provide the speed and ride-feel most gravel riders are looking for. Compared to Trek's Boone cyclocross race bike, Checkpoint features a nearly identical reach, slightly taller stack, and lower bottom bracket height. Chainstay length and wheelbase are the same. The lower bottom bracket provides the additional stability at speed, while maintaining a tight wheelbase, long reach, and relatively low stack height keeps Checkpoint fast and manoeuvrable.
Stranglehold dropouts allow the rider to adjust the bike's geometry and gearing based on the requirements of the day's ride. For example, the longest setting makes the bike more stable for longer rides and bikepacking. The dropouts also allow for quick & easy conversion to singlespeed.
The stock 40mm tyres hit the sweet-spot for a lot of riders, but running other widths quickly changes Checkpoint's identity. The rider hitting crushed limestone trails to link pavement will love firm and fast-rolling 28mm slicks, while the dedicated dirt road explorer can go up to 45mm to tackle the ruttiest, rockiest routes.
Checkpoint is covered in mounts. Mounts on the seattube and downtube allow riders to fit three bottles in the main triangle, or position two bottles low while leaving room for a frame bag. There's also room for one more bottle under the down tube. Lowrider fork mounts will take a rack & bags. Rear rack mounts give more room for cargo, and hidden fender mounts keep the ride clean in even the worst weather.
The Trek Checkpoint is the bike to fulfil your imagination.
Note: This bike features Bontrager's Tubeless Ready rim system which enables a straightforward conversion to a full tubeless set up. To complete the conversion to tubeless you will need to fit additional parts. This include specific rims strips (W543622), valves (W429879) and, appropriate tubeless tyres and sealant.
IMPORTANT: This bicycle is supplied without pedals. Pedals for this bicycle can be selected for no cost using Podium Points™.
300 Series Alpha Aluminum, tapered head tube, Control Freak internal routing, 3S chain keeper, rack and fender mounts, flat mount disc, Stranglehold dropouts, 142x12mm thru axle
Checkpoint carbon, tapered alloy steerer, rack mounts, fender mounts, flat mount disc, 12x100mm thru axle
Shimano GRX RX600, 11 speed
Shimano GRX RX810, long cage, 34T max cog
Shimano GRX RX810, braze-on
Shimano RS500, 92mm, PressFit
Shimano GRX RX600, 46/30
Shimano 105 HG700-11, 11-34, 11 speed
Shimano 105 HG601, 11 speed
Shimano GRX hydraulic disc, flat mount
Rims: Bontrager Tubeless Ready, 28-hole, 17mm width, presta valve , Hub F: Bontrager alloy, sealed bearing, centerlock disc, 100x12mm thru axle , Hub R: Bontrager alloy, sealed bearing, centerlock disc, Shimano 11-speed freehub, 142x12mm thru axle
Bontrager GR1 Comp, wire bead, 60 tpi, 700x40c
Bontrager Elite IsoZone VR-CF, alloy, 31.8mm, 93mm reach, 123mm drop
Bontrager Elite, 31.8mm, Blendr compatible, 7 degree
Bontrager Supertack Perf tape
Bontrager Approved, alloy, 27.2mm, 8mm offset
Bontrager Montrose Comp, steel rails, 138mm width
FSA Integrated, sealed cartridge bearing, 1-1/8" top, 1.5" bottom
We are an authorised Trek dealer and supply this Trek Checkpoint ALR 5 Black with a LIFETIME manufacturer's warranty. Read Warranty Terms
Sizing information is provided as a general guide only. This is based on the average rider riding the bicycle in the style for which it is intended. This takes no account of a rider's personal proportions, physique, flexibility and biomechanics. If your height places you on, or near, a bicycle size step then we recommend you consider both sizes. All bicycles offer a range of handlebar and saddle adjustment which will enable you to fine tune your riding position once the correct size has been established. If you are unsure on sizing, we strongly recommend you visit our store so we can assist you. Pedal On offers advice and information on sizing in good faith, the final decision and responsibility on which size to purchase is yours.
The following finance options are available to apply for online immediately. If you are collecting your bicycle in store you can arrange your finance prior to visiting the store by selecting the required finance method as well as Click & Collect.