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alpenchallenge AC01 mountainroad

You want one bike that can do it all – a Swiss Army knife on two wheels. You crave the speed of road bikes, but prefer a mountain bike’s heads-up position and convenient controls, and need compatibility with accessories that make every day riding easier. If you want climbing efficiency and high-speed capability combined with in-town versatility, our alpenchallenge was designed for you.

Specifications

  • Frame Frame: iSC
  • Tubing Tubing: triple butted aluminium
  • Size Size: S / M / L / XL
  • Fork Fork: alpenchallenge disc concept, carbon
  • Rear Shock Rear Shock:  
  • Gears Gears: 30
  • Chainwheel Chainwheel: Shimano R563, 50-39-30
  • Cassette Cassette: Shimano Tiagra, 12-30
  • Chain Chain:  
  • Front Derailleur Front Derailleur: Shimano 105
  • Rear Derailleur Rear Derailleur: Shimano 105
  • Shifter Shifter: Shimano Tiagra, Rapidfire Plus
  • Brakes Brakes: Shimano M575, 160mm rotors
  • Handlebar Handlebar: Scor MKII Urban
  • Stem Stem: Scor MKII Urban
  • Seatpost Seatpost: Scor MKII Urban
  • Seat Seat: SCOR Urban
  • Hubs Hubs: Shimano M435
  • Rims Rims: Alex XD Lite, reflective decals
  • Tyres Tyres: Schwalbe Marathon Racer, 700x35
  • Colour Colour: Black
  • Weight Weight: 10.50 kg

Geometry

size S M L XL
rider height cm <172 170 - 178 176 - 186 > 186
stack mm 548 567 587 605
reach mm 402 401 416 418
seat tube st mm 460 510 560 610
top tube tt‘ mm 570 580 600 615
head tube ht mm 150 170 190 210
seat angle sa ° 73 72.5 72.5 72
head angle ha ° 71 71 71 71
rear center rc mm 436 436 436 436
bb drop mm 50 50 50 50

Concept

Versatility
Geometry and component specification are carefully selected so that the alpenchallenge can be ridden almost anywhere. The position is comfortable enough for long rides and the gearing chosen to help conquer the steepest climbs. The frame accepts a wide range of accessories, as well as being compatible with all three wheel sizes common on modern bicycles.

Reliability
Not having to constantly adjust and maintain your bike helps you enjoy more time riding, and spend less of it in the workshop or stopped by the side of the road. Our frame uses proven technical solutions, and we build it with dependable yet light parts such as fast-rolling tires and wheels with Shimano drive trains and brakes.
Frame
-iSC frame design
-Triple-butted, hydroformed aluminum tubing
-International Standard disc brake mount
-Mounting points for fenders, luggage carrier and rear mount kickstand
-Shift cables and brake hoses routed inside a channel underneath the down tube
-Built with 700c wheels and tires, but also compatible with 26" and 650b sizes

Forks
ACDC (alpenchallenge disc concept) carbon fork
*Full carbon construction: steerer, crown, blades and dropouts
*International Standard disc brake mount
*Mounting points for fenders
*Built with 700c wheels and tires, but also compatible with 26" and 650b sizes

ACDC (alpenchallenge disc concept) aluminum fork
*Full aluminum construction: steerer, crown, blades and dropouts
*Post Mount 160mm disc brake mount
*Mounting points for fenders and luggage carrier
*Built with 700c wheels and tires, but also compatible with 26" and 650b sizes

technology

iSC

integrated skeleton concept

BMC has defined its brand name through technical advances.

The skeleton concept iSC (integrated Skeleton Concept) has been around since the first legendary promachine. Since then, the concept has spent over a decade being refined and redefined. The idea is saving weight by supporting the top tube at the seat tube and increasing the stiffness where it is needed. In the front triangle of the frame. With the help of the latest in FEM (Finite Elements Method) computer technology, we can tailor each tube junction perfectly to the distribution of forces. Cleverly selected skeletal reinforcement elements at the nodal points and the spread of the top tube distribute the impacting forces perfectly and result in BMC's typical crosslock. distribute the impacting forces perfectly.

triple butted

Triple butted tube set

Triple-butted tube set made of a 6000 alloy. Triple-butted means that the tube has three different wall thicknesses.

Catalog 2014

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