It may have taken Trek a while to join the gravel party, but the Checkpoint proves the time they took was well-spent. This is a bike that aims to be a true dual-purpose rig with as much emphasis on being a capable road/touring bike as it is a gravel bike. The latest update features 45mm tires across the line-up of 10 models for 2022.

 

Press release:

Trek introduced an expansive all-new Checkpoint lineup today, ensuring there’s an awesome adventure gravel bike for everyone from dedicated racers to weekend warriors.
Thoughtfully built for better off-road excursions, all-new Checkpoint is now available in three model levels: SLR, SL, and ALR. Though every model level’s features are tailored to a different type of rider, each Checkpoint is built with room for 45c tires and an all-new progressive geometry that’s quick and nimble yet keeps riders stable and in control on fast, choppy descents.

 

Checkpoint SLR—Made to race
Checkpoint SLR is Trek’s lightest, fastest gravel bike ever. It features an 700 Series OCLV Carbon frame with Émonda-inspired aero tube shapes, internal tool storage, terrain-smoothing Top Tube IsoSpeed, and the perfect number of gear mounts for riders who primarily plan to race.
Checkpoint SL—Made to roam
Checkpoint SL is built for serious adventure. It has a 500 Series OCLV Carbon frame, internal tool storage, terrain-smoothing Seat Tube IsoSpeed, and features loads of mounts for hauling bikepacking gear and supplies. It’s also compatible with a dropper post for riders who love bombing singletrack.
Checkpoint ALR—Made to do it all
Checkpoint ALR is the utility-focused bike in the lineup. It has a sturdy 300 Series Alpha Aluminum frame with tons of mounts for fenders, bags, bottles, and front and rear racks. It’s more than capable of adventure riding, daily commutes, and even a race or two.
Available Checkpoint models
Checkpoint SLR 9 eTap
Checkpoint SLR 7 eTap
Checkpoint SLR 7
Checkpoint SLR 6 eTap
Checkpoint SL 7 eTap
Checkpoint SL 6 eTap
Checkpoint SL 5
Checkpoint SL frameset
Checkpoint ALR 5
Checkpoint ALR frameset
Trek’s new Checkpoint bikes are available immediately online at trekbikes.com

 

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