Feature Bike - Checkpoint SL6

The Checkpoint SL 6 eTap is a carbon gravel bike designed to take you to places you’d never reach on a standard road bike.

A lightweight OCLV Carbon frame with gravel-smoothing IsoSpeed, a smart and smooth SRAM Rival AXS wireless electronic drivetrain, nimble-yet-stable progressive geometry and internal storage and loads of mounts make this bike a true gravel powerhouse and a great choice for serious all-road adventurers.

If you have big dreams of taking your gravel rides to the next level then the Checkpoint SL6 has got you covered, With the power of SRAM 1×12 Rival etap AXS, you’ll never miss a beat! This epic drivetrain will allow you to do epic things. Steeper more technical terrain will be left in the dust while you pedal your way to victory!

The Checkpoint SL6 doesn’t just come with some fancy bolt on components however! With a 500 Series OCLV Carbon frame equipped with rear damping provided by IsoSpeed, a Carbon fork and carbon armour, this frame is tough on the elements but not tough on you.

Not all is visible however, with several hidden gems, such as internal frame storage for that spare inner tube, inflation kit, tools and most importantly SNACKS! With the added benefit of internally routed cables. This allows you to get the most out of your bike packing and adventure setups with virtually no interference between your bike and the bags you want to carry!

New to the gravel scene and want to get a bit rowdy on some of your local mountain bike trails? Take advantage of the confidence inspiring geometry, Paradigm Comp 25 wheels and flared bars to give you confidence and control on the descents all the while smashing those uphills! If you love the thrill of the downhill your love even more the fact that the Checkpoint SL6 is dropper post compatible! That’s right it can take a dropper post, for all the times you need to get over the back end and get that stress free feeling of no more ride stopping adjustment before or after the climb.

With up to 45c tyre capability grip is going to the least of your worries. With larger profile tyres comes more grip and more confidence whether you’re descending a gravel trail or climbing through some winter sludge, the grip is always welcome! We almost forgot! If staying dry is at the top of your priorities then you’ll be glad to hear that the Checkpoint SL6 has full mudguard compatibility, to keep you and the bike dry and mud free all year round!

Why You'll Love Checkpoint!


Frame 500 Series OCLV Carbon, IsoSpeed, internal cable routing, downtube storage door, 3S chain keeper, T47 BB, rack and fender mounts, integrated frame bag mounts, flat mount disc, dropper post compatible, 142x12mm thru axleBB Standard: T47, threadedTire Clearance: 45cColors: Crimson/Carbon Red Smoke
Fork Trek Checkpoint, full carbon, tapered carbon steerer, rack mounts, fender mounts, flat mount disc, 12x100mm thru axle
Bottom Bracket SRAM DUB, T47 threaded, internal bearing
Stem Size: 49, Bontrager Pro, 31.8mm, Blendr compatible, 7 degree, 70mm length; Size: 52, 54, Bontrager Pro, 31.8mm, Blendr compatible, 7 degree, 80mm length; Size: 56, 58, Bontrager Pro, 31.8mm, Blendr compatible, 7 degree, 90mm length; Size: 61, Bontrager Pro, 31.8mm, Blendr compatible, 7 degree, 100mm length
Handlebar Size: 49, Bontrager Elite Gravel, 38cm width; Size: 52, Bontrager Elite Gravel, 40cm width; Size: 54, 56, Bontrager Elite Gravel, 42cm width; Size: 58, 61, Bontrager Elite Gravel, 44cm width
Saddle Size: 49, 52, Bontrager P3 Verse Comp, steel rails, 155mm width; Size: 54, 56, 58, 61, Bontrager P3 Verse Comp, steel rails, 145mm width
Seatpost Bontrager carbon, 27.2mm, 8mm offset, 330mm length
Rear Derailleur SRAM Rival XPLR eTap AXS, 44T max cog
Crank Size: 49, SRAM Rival, 40T, DUB Wide, 165mm length; Size: 52, SRAM Rival, 40T, DUB Wide, 170mm length; Size: 54, 56, SRAM Rival, 40T, DUB Wide, 172.5mm length; Size: 58, 61, SRAM Rival, 40T, DUB Wide, 175mm length
Shifters SRAM Rival eTap AXS, 12 speed
Cassette SRAM XG-1251, 10-44, 12 speed
Chain SRAM Rival, 12 speed
Rims Bontrager Paradigm Comp 25, Tubeless Ready, 25mm rim width, 100x12mm thru axle
Front Hub Bontrager Paradigm Comp 25, Tubeless Ready, 25mm rim width, 100x12mm thru axle
Rear Hub Bontrager Paradigm Comp 25, Tubeless Ready, 25mm rim width, SRAM XD-R freehub, 142×12 thru axle
Tires Bontrager GR1 Team Issue, Tubeless Ready, Inner Strength casing, aramid bead, 120 tpi, 700x40c
Disk Rotors SRAM Paceline, rounded, centerlock, 160mm

The Checkpoint SL6 is a carbon gravel bike built for the longest days, roughest roads, and biggest adventures. It’s light, fast, comfortable, and spec’d with high-end parts that perform even in the most rugged terrain, like an advanced wireless electronic drivetrain for lightning-fast shifts (even under load) and less maintenance. If you think that this Is the bike for you, why not get in touch today?