You're ready to log big miles, and you prefer the feel of a flat handlebar to the drop bars that come stock on most road bikes. You prioritize comfort and performance equally, and want the simplicity a 1x drivetrain provides.
A lightweight 400 Series OCLV Carbon frame and fork, a Shimano Deore 1x drivetrain with a wide-range cassette, Shimano hydraulic disc brakes for all-weather stopping power, a lightweight tubeless ready wheelset, wide, fast-rolling Bontrager GR1 Expert gravel tires, and a vibration-absorbing handlebar and ergonomic grips.
Fast, capable, comfortable. This bike has a road -smoothing carbon frame and quality parts that will hold up over serious miles, including the simpler-shifting 1x drivetrain.