Rose BACKROAD AL Apex 1x11

Rose BACKROAD AL Apex 1x11

Product information

Color

Available color
Spec Score
Price Value

Sumarize

Highlights

  • Good Weight in this Class
  • Top reviews from the bike magazines
  • Developed in Germany

Show Bike on rosebikes.com

Description

SRP1699 €
CategoryGravel
Weight9.3 kg
Wheels27.5 Aluminum
Frame MaterialAluminum
GroupsetSram
BrakesSram

Reviews

Gran Fondo Magazine

Rose promises an attractive gravel bike at a fair price point with their olive-green BACKROAD AL equipped with Shimano's GRX RX600 1X11 groupset.

Pros
  1. Good value for money
  2. intuitive handling
  3. High safety factor in many situations
  4. High-quality finish with attention to detail
Cons
  1. Limited comfort
  2. Front too high for sporty riders

Bikerumor

Zach Overholt

After updating their carbon gravel bike earlier in the year, Rose is back with a new Backroad – the Backroad AL. Naturally, the AL stands for aluminum as this bike relies on a new metal frame to help get prices even lower, though the AL is still packed with...

road.cc

Stu Kerton

Stiff, responsive gravel machine that works well on the road too

off.road.cc

Buy if... You want a competitively priced allroad bike

Pros
  1. Versatile
  2. Fast and light
  3. Great value for money
Cons
  1. Tyres aren't tubeless
  2. Bottom bracket is high
  3. Firm ride

BikeRadar

Robin Wilmott

The Backroad is light, well-detailed, great value and covers ground fast, but is a firmer ride than most

Pros
  1. Spec your own, great looks, value and speed
Cons
  1. Overly firm ride on rough surfaces, high bottom bracket

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Specifications

Frame

Frame
BACKROAD AL roasted olive 49cm-27.5
Frame Sizes
S, M, L, XL, XXL
Frame Colors
fog greyroasted olive

Suspension

Fork
ROSE-Cross Backroad, Carbon, 28" matt black/roasted olive
Rear Shock

Cockpit

Stem
Ritchey WCS Toyon, blatte 80mm
Handlebars
Ritchey WCS Butano, blatte 40cm
Tape/Grips
Gel Comfort black
Saddle
Selle Italia X3 Flow black/black

Drivetrain

Rear Derailleur
SRAM Apex 1 Long Cage max. 42 t.
Shift Levers
Cassette
SRAM PG-1130 11-speed 11-42
Chain
SRAM PC1130 11-speed incl. Power Lock
Crankset
SRAM S350, GXP, PF BB86, 42 teeth, black 175mm
Chainrings

Brakes

Front Brake
SRAM APEX 160mm/160mm
Shift Levers

Wheels

Front Rim
DT Swiss P1850 Spline Disc, black 27,5"
Rear Rim
Front Tyre
DT Swiss P1850 Spline Disc, black 27,5"

Geometry Rose BACKROAD AL Apex 1x11

Size46cm49cm51cm53cm55cm57cm59cm61cm64cm
Seat Tube Length (mm)420450475490500510530555605
Seat Tube Angle7574.574.257473.7573.573.573.2573
Head Tube Length (mm)110118128142158190205228
Head Tube Angle69.569.57070.570.57171.2571.572
Top Tube Length (mm)495506519531543560570586606
Chainstay Length (mm)430430430430430430430430430
Wheelbase (mm)99910061012101810291037104910601072
Stack (mm)535543547.5567.5582.5600.5606621642.5
Reach (mm)351.5355.5364.5368.5373.5382390.5399409.5
BB Offset (mm)727270707070656565
Fork Rake Offset (mm)474747474747474747

Customer questions & answers

FAQ Rose BACKROAD AL Apex 1x11

Where to buy a Rose BACKROAD AL Apex 1x11

The BACKROAD AL Apex 1x11 may be purchased directly from Rose

How heavy is the Bike?

The BACKROAD AL Apex 1x11 weights 9,30 kg. Thats roughly 20,5 pounds

What material is the frame of the Rose BACKROAD AL Apex 1x11?

The Rose BACKROAD AL Apex 1x11 ist crafted with Aluminum

What is the recommended price given by the manufacturer Rose?

The SRP Price is our information at 1699 EUR

Where das the Brand Rose is originated?

Rose is a Company from Germany