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Alpenchallenge AC01

THREE

Alpenchallenge AC01 THREE

Pick faster

Life is a race. Go fast, have fun, and turn heads while getting ahead of the pack. With maximum style and ultimate design for speed, the Alpenchallenge 01 is the bike of choice for riders that wait for nobody. Hidden quick-mount fender eyelets (Curana), awesome internal cable routing and post-mount disc-brakes keep the form-to-function ratio at a maximum.
Technology Focus – Alpenchallenge AC01 THREE

The BMC City Kit fenders from Curana are visually and functionally integrated into the new alpenchallenge AC01. They provide full-coverage protection, and offer an innovative quickconnect technology which allows the installation or removal of the fenders in less than a minute.

Technology Focus – Alpenchallenge AC01 THREE

The Gates belt drive system looks amazing and is incredibly low maintanence.

Technology Focus – Alpenchallenge AC01 THREE

The AC01 carbon fork brings a comfortable ride, clean aesthetics and brilliant steering.

Technology Focus – Alpenchallenge AC01 THREE

The AC01 IGH models use an eccentric bottom bracket to accommodate the Gates belt drive.

Technical Details

  • FrameAlpenchallenge 01
  • TubingAl-13 Premium Triple-butted, Hydroformed Aluminum
  • SizeS / M / L / XL
  • ForkAlpenchallenge 01, Al-13 aluminum
  • Rear Shock-
  • Gears1x8
  • ChainwheelGates CenterTrack CDN-CT, 55
  • CassetteGates CDN-CT SureFit, 24
  • ChainGates CDN-CT, 115
  • Front Derailleur-
  • Rear Derailleur-
  • ShifterShimano Alfine 8, Rapidfire Plus
  • BrakesShimano MT500/MT500 / RT54 rotors (160/160)*
  • HandlebarBMC LSB 02
  • StemBMC LSM 02
  • SeatpostBMC LSP 02
  • SeatSelle Royal Asphalt
  • HubsShimano M4050 (F) / Alfine 8 (R)
  • RimsDT SWISS R522D
  • TyresContinental Sport Contact II, 28mm
  • ColourSuper Red
  • Infos*M size spec - rotor size adjusted for some sizes
Geometry – Alpenchallenge AC01 THREE
Size S M L XL
Stack mm 533 571 590 628
Reach mm 390 406 415 431
Seat tube st mm 440 485 515 560
Top tube tt‘ mm 547 575 590 617
Head tube ht mm 100 140 160 200
Seat angle sa ° 73.5 73.5 73.5 73.5
Head angle ha ° 72 72 72 72
Rear center rc mm 412 412 412 412
Front center fc mm 591 620 635 663
Wheelbase wb mm 992 1022 1037 1075
BB drop mm 71 +/-5 71 +/-5 71 +/-5 71 +/-5
Fork length fl mm 400 400 400 400
Fork rake fr mm 45 45 45 45
Trail mm 63 63 63 63
Crank length mm 170 170 175 175
Stem length mm 90 100 110 120
Stem angle ° ±12 ±12 ±12 ±12
Bar width mm 600 600 600 600
Post length mm 350 350 350 350
Post offset mm 15 15 15 15
Stand over height mm 724 767 787 828

Fast

Style and design borrowed from our aero family, compliance adopted from our endurance models and the geometry and responsiveness of a road racing bike – the Alpenchallenge is one seriously fast bike.

Agile

Thanks to super short chainstays and a unique fork design, this urban utility moves through town with a spirited ride. Whether racing traffic or just racing yourself, the Alpenchallenge gets you out of the grind and into a zero-emissions lifestyle.

Adaptable

The Alpenchallenge presents the benefits of a super-fast, agile, confidence-inspiring ride without sacrificing room for comfy
wide tires or fenders. The fast installation and removal of Curana fenders on the Alpenchallenge 01 is naturally necessary when living a high-speed lifestyle.

Array – Alpenchallenge AC01 THREE

Frameset

  • Frame: Alpenchallenge 01, Al-13 Premium Aluminum Frame
  • Fork: Alpenchallenge 01 Fork
  • Frame Technology: Angle Compliance Technology
  • Sizes: 4 sizes: S / M / L / XL

Integration

  • Frame: Internal cable management, Hidden Curana fender mounts (Eccentric bottom bracket and
    convenient belt-drive access on IGH version)

Technical details

  • Frame: Standard QR 130mm (Bolted rear-axle on IGH version
  • Fork: Standard QR 100mm, Tapered steerer 1-1/8“ to 1-1/2“
  • Seatpost: 31.6mm
  • Bottom Bracket: BSA Threaded
  • Tires: 32mm maximum width**
  • Misc.: Pletscher kickstand compatible


**Tire dimensions based on measured tire width

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