Adventure! We all love it, we all seek it, but having the right tool for the job means that adventure can mean different things to different people.

The AO is the Swiss Army knife of the Gravel genre. AO means “Earth” in Maori and New Zealand’s rugged landscape became the brief in developing one of the most versatile Gravel frames in the market.

The AO has been specially designed to excel in all the variable conditions. With 42mm tyre clearance with 700C wheels and the ability to accept 650B wheels at 47mm tyre clearance, the AO can be fitted with 5 water bottles, dropper post, panniers, and mudguards making it an adventurer’s perfect multi-tool.

Whether you are racing fast gravel events or long distance brevets the AO’s ability to adjust its rear centre by up to 15mm will let you adjust its agility levels to suit your every need and desire, including running road tires for that one bike does it all quiver killer.

Features

Versatility - Designed for Gravel Racing and Adventure Riding
Adjustable Rear Centre - Adjustable Steering Agility
Pannier and Mudguard Mounts - Tackle All Conditions and Travel Requirements
Bento Box Mount on Top Tube - Extra Storage Space
5-Bottle Cage Mounts - For Carrying Extra Bottles and other Accessories
31.6mm Seatpost Size - Industry Standard for Optional Dropper Post

Specifications

Carbon Toray T700, T800 & 3K Directional Carbon.
Weight 1180 Size M +/- 3%
Fork 479g Uncut +/- 3%
Tyre Clearance Up to 42mm (700C) and 47mm (650B)
Seatpost 249g +/- 3%
Stem 80mm, 90mm, 100mm, 110mm and 120mm (+/-7°)
Headset Chapter2 Tapered 1-1/8” – 1.5”
BB BSA Threaded English
Electronic Shifting Shimano Di2, SRAM eTAP & Campagnolo EPS compatible
Battery Type Di2 SM-BTR-2 and EPS V3 Battery compatible
Brake Type Disc Only
Disc Thru-Axle Spec Flat Mount
FR 12x100mm, RR 12x142mm
E-Thru M12x1.5mm
Safety Standard EN ISO 4210:2014
Torque Specs Saddle Rail: 6-8Nm
Seatclamp: 5-6Nm
Stem (Steerer): 6Nm
Stem (Handlebar): 6Nm
Rear Derailleur Hanger: 2Nm
BB Cable Guide Cover: 1Nm
Water Bottle Cage Bolts: 3Nm
Thru-Axle: 10Nm


Size Guide

SIZE XX-Small X-Small Small Medium Large X-Large
Stack

467

495

520

545

570

595

Reach

356

365

374

382

392

401

ATop Tube

490

515

529

548

564

581

BHead Tube

70

98

118

137

163

188

CSeat Tube Angle

74°

73°

73°

73°

73°

73°

DHead Tube Angle

70°

70.5°

72.2°

73.1°

73.5°

73.5°

ESeat Tube

425

427

447

472

497

521

FBB Drop

73

73

73

73

73

73

GRear Centre

408

408

408

408

408

408

HWheelbase

957

970

973

971

984

1000

IFront Centre

560

574

576

574

587

603

JFork Offset

53

53

53

43

43

43

KSeatpost Setback

10

10

10

10

10

10

Stem

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Standover

707

708

730

755

780

805

Rider Height (cm)

<165

160-170

165-175

170-180

175-185

>180

Max tyre Size

32

32

32

32

32

32

Rear Caliper Mount

25

25

25

25

25

25

(Note: All dimensions are in mm unless otherwise noted)

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