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Alchemy, recognized for its unique use of premium supplies like carbon fiber and titanium, simply took issues up a notch.
Final week, Alchemy Bikes introduced new additions to its mountain, street, and gravel traces. The Argos Au, Atlas Au, and Lycos Au are all 15-20% lighter than Alchemy’s normal fashions — and that’s for the whole construct, not simply the body.
Alchemy reached this purpose utilizing new titanium tube units, stiffer carbon, and light-weight paint finishes. And all of the bikes include a lifetime guarantee.
The Argos Au — Gentle Sufficient for Any Off-Highway Odyssey
The Argos is Alchemy’s signature titanium hardtail mountain bike. The Argos Au brings the identical aggressive geometry and climb-friendly hardtail character however does it in a lighter bundle because of up to date, proprietary titanium tubing.
Inside cable routing, a dropper seat publish, and a lift rear thru-axle mix to offer the bike a rugged, succesful vibe. A bolstered downtube/headtube junction doesn’t harm, both. An entire construct weighs round 24 kilos.
You possibly can go for uncooked titanium or a customized paint job (an extra $500). The Argos Au is obtainable in two builds: the Shimano XTR construct runs $8,499, whereas the Sram XX1 AXS choice prices $8,999.
The Lycos Au — Run With the Pack
The Lycos Au maintains the gravel-eating functionality of the Lycos however packs it right into a 28-ounce body (whole construct weight — 15 kilos, 4 ounces). The trick is Alchemy’s customized high-modulus carbon fiber development. Gentle and responsive, by no means a nasty factor.
Additionally useful — the paint job solely provides about 5 g.
The Lycos Au makes use of Enduro, Maxhit, XD15, Torqtite, and Directline elements. Bikepacking? Rack and fender mounts pair with 50c tire clearance for gnarly street functionality.
The lower-end SRAM Purple XPLR construct prices $10,999, as does the SRAM Purple/XX1 construct (go for the latter’s 52-tooth cog for those who plan on climbing with a bunch of substances). And $11,499 will get you the Sram Purple XPLR Premium construct.
The Atlas Au — Depart the World Behind
Roadies, take notice. The Atlas Au’s body weighs 30 ounces. Just like the Lycos Au, Alchemy builds the Atlas Au from high-modulus carbon.
The entire construct weighs 15 kilos, 10 ounces, and Alchemy expects you’ll use it for racing.
The Atlas Au has two tire clearance choices: 28mm and 38mm. When paired with 4 spec choices (starting from the $10,999 Sram Purple AXS construct to the $11,499 Shimano Dura Ace Premium construct), the Atlas Au has a loadout able to matching quite a lot of wants.
Alchemy bikes can be found direct-to-consumer and include free, totally assembled supply. Test them out right here.