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Standert Kettensäge Cuts By way of the BS with Race-Prepared Alloy Gravel Bike

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Berlin bikemaker Standert adapts hard-won efficiency alloy highway race bike classes for off-road with their all-new aluminum Kettensäge gravel race bike. Constructed from premium 7000-series Dedacciai Aegis alloy in Italy, the brand new Standert Kettensäge is an “all-in”, no-compromise race bike for whenever you actually need to go quick over gravel roads, trails & tarmac.

Standert Kettensäge aluminum gravel race bike

Fashionable race bikes don’t all need to be made solely out of carbon. Standert has seen racing efficiency success on the highway with their made-in-Italy scandium alloy Kreissäge RS highway race bike – named the round noticed in German for the way it can lower by means of the peloton.

Standert Kettensage aluminum gravel race bike, made-in-italy, photo by Conny Mirbach,BAAW bike against a wall
c. Standert, all pictures by Constantin Mirbach

Now they’re again with a Kettensäge – or chainsaw – for reducing by means of rougher packs of all-terrain gravel racers. The identical trouble-free steel bike advantages are there with the identified alloy stiffness and stunning consolation that Dedacciai’s top-tier trendy aluminum tubing can now ship. Plus, it’s a completely up-to-date gravel race bike, with all the trendy built-in options and mounts you want, plus race-ready gravel tire clearance.

Tech particulars

The Kettensäge goes neatly and absolutely built-in with a straight 1.5″ headtube routing all of the cables by means of the headset into the body’s inside routing. However after all, nobody desires to need to cope with re-cabling a motorcycle when your ‘ridden-hard’ and ‘put-away-wet’ gravel bike’s headset begins to stay.

Standert Kettensage aluminum gravel race bike, made-in-italy, photo by Conny Mirbach, SLT headset

So, contained in the CNC-machined alloy Standert built-in headset cups are CeramicSpeed SLT bearings that include a lifetime guarantee because of their ‘everlasting’ self-lubricating & corrosion-resistant oil-encapsulated stable plastic polymer provider for the stainless-steel balls inside.

Standert Kettensage aluminum gravel race bike, made-in-italy, photo by Conny Mirbach, riding tire detail

Standert is aware of that almost all fast-gravel racing nowadays occurs on 40mm tires – and people are what come on full Kettensäge bike builds.

However typically tough situations name for larger rubber, so this gravel bike nonetheless has loads of room for as much as 700x45c tires, too. When you want greater than that, their recently-updated stainless-steel Erdgeschoss journey gravel bike may be a greater match for you.

Standert Kettensage aluminum gravel race bike, angled frame

This alloy gravel race bike will get a wider MTB-width 73mm threaded T47 backside bracket optimized for contemporary 1x gravel bike drivetrains (however is suitable with mechanical or digital 2x setups, too), plus flat mount disc brakes, 12mm thru-axles with gentle SRAM Maxles, and future-proof UDH mounting for that rear mech.

Standert Kettensage aluminum gravel race bike, angled frame rear

Meant to be a racer, it doesn’t go for full bikepacking mounts, however sticks with 2 commonplace bottle cage bosses in the principle triangle plus direct bolt-on toptube bag mounts. The fork does have full protection fender mounts, however the body doesn’t.

The aluminum Standert Kettensäge gravel race bike is welded by hand from light-weight customized double-butted Dedacciai Aegis aluminum tubing, and handpainted in northern Italy – with claimed alloy body (54cm) weight of 1590g, carbon fork at 400g, and full bikes round 9.4kg.

Measurement-specific Gravel Race Geometry

Standert Kettensage aluminum gravel race bike, geometry

The Kettensäge will get very comparable fast gravel geometry angles to their extra adventurous Erdgeschoss, however this race-ready bike does get barely longer Attain and decrease Slack for a extra aggressive place on the bike. It nonetheless is available in Standert’s broad signature Venture Compact seven inventory measurement vary from 48-60cm, to suit gravel racers tall and small.

2023 Standert Kettensäge – Pricing, Choices & Availability

Standert Kettensage aluminum gravel race bike, made-in-italy frameset
2023 Standert Kettensage frameset, in Give ’em Hell Caramel

The all-new aluminum body & carbon fork is available in three finishes – Group version darkish inexperienced with pink graphics, Give ’em Hell Caramel tan & Yolo Barolo purple with orange logos.

For 2000€ you possibly can choose any shade of the made-in-Italy Kettensäge aluminum gravel race bike frameset, with the underside bracket compatibility of your selection (or improve to a CeramicSpeed ceramic BB for fairly a bit extra).

Standert Kettensage aluminum gravel race bike, made-in-italy, SRAM AXS build
2023 Standert Kettensage SRAM Rival XPLR AXS, in Give ’em Hell Caramel

Full Standert Kettensäge aluminum gravel race bikes begin at 4700€ with a Shimano GRX 2×11 construct with alloy wheels, or step as much as SRAM Rival/Drive XPLR AXS wi-fi 1x from 5000€. There’s additionally loads of extra attainable upgrades together with a pair DT Swiss carbon wheelsets, even some 3D-printed Fizik saddles.

Standert Kettensage aluminum gravel race bike, photo by Conny Mirbach, pair of riders

The brand new gravel race bikes can be found now to ship anyplace in most shade & measurement mixtures, with supply instances of 3-9 weeks relying on how a lot you need to customise your setup.



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