Rose goes after gravel with fresh Backroad models

Rose goes after gravel with fresh Backroad models

Direct sales brand Rose Bikes has introduced a new gravel bike to its range. The carbon-frame Backroad is designed for off-road jollies and versatility, with two versions available: the all-road/gravel focussed Backroad and the cyclocross configured Backroad Cross. Rose X-Lite 6 Ultegra Di2 disc first ride review Best gravel and all-road bikes of 2018 Rose Backroad highlights: Frame weight of 1,040g Available in gravel and 'cross builds Clearances for up to 42mm tyres Online customisation available Carbon frame and capable geometry The headline feature is perhaps the light 1,040g carbon frame, which is a competitive weight in the world of multi-purpose gravel bikes. Rose claims that this maintains the racing genes of its bikes and offers a light and agile ride. The geometry is, as you would expect, falling in line with many other gravel bikes. That means a head angle of between 71–72 degrees, depending on the size, and ...

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