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The Ribble Challenger Collection - Best in Class Performance

June 6, 2023
  • June 2023 marks the 100th anniversary of bike week - an annual global celebration of two-wheeled transportation. Bike week aims to coax people from all walks of life to ditch motorised transport and embrace the many benefits offered by the humble bicycle. Our challenger class of bikes are big on performance, providing everyone from the weekend warrior to the everyday hero with best-in-class bikes that deliver pound-for-pound the best performance vs price ratio around. Break free from the daily routine and discover the bikes that will result in a happier, healthier, and more productive you.

  • Road

  • From our do-it-all CGR in alloy or steel to the all-carbon R872, we have the perfect road bikes to reimagine your ride. Optimised for longer rides and all-day comfort, these road bikes ensure there's no better way to explore your passion for the freedom of the open road.

  • R872 Disc - Sport

    Whether you're making your first foray into road cycling or upgrading to your first carbon bike, this lightweight bike is good enough to take on bikes that cost twice as much. In fact, this is precisely what T3 magazine stated when awarding it five stars and their platinum award. We've surrounded the stiff yet supple carbon frame with a Shimano Tiagra groupset that places the onus on reliable and accurate gear shifting, added mechancial disc brakes for powerful controlled braking no matter the conditons and a wheelset that delivers performance reliably all year round. Available in Anthracite or Teal colourways.

  • R872 - Sport

    Fans of traditional rim brakes can rejoice at an R872 that just about shades its disc brake sibling on the weighing scales but is identical in all other respects. The frameset's carbon constructon takes the sting out of rough roads while a slightly more upright 'sportive' geometry offers a comfortable riding position for longer rides. Shimano Tiagra boasts plenty of the design elements of the Japanese brands top-tier series drivetrains for serious entry-level performance that doesn't break the bank. LEVEL 1 wheels matched with Continental's Ultra Sport tyres are a smooth rolling and robust choice for everyday road rides.

  • R872 Disc - Enthusiast

    Light and fast. Comfortable and composed. The R872 can be described as all of these and more. It's the perfect balance between high-end race bike and all-day tarmac explorer. We've matched the lightweight carbon frame with Shimano's tried and trusted 'workhorse' groupset - 105 R7000. As the gateway into 11-speed shfiting, 105 offers the same slick shifting experience as top-tier lines and hydraulic disc brakes for total braking confidence with every ride. High-quality Mavic Aksium wheels paired with fast, grippy, and puncture-resistant Continental Ultra Sport tyres completes a bike that promises fun-filled days of open road exploration. Available in Anthracite or Teal colourways.

  • Endurance 725 Disc - Base

    Steel is real is a phrase you will often hear echoed in cycling circles. It delivers that timelessly compliant ride quality and long-lasting durability that sets it apart from all other frame materials. The Endurance 725 blurs the line between the modern and classical, with a handcrafted Reynolds 725 steel frame that perfectly blends cutting-edge performance with traditional styling. With Shimano Tiagra giving grassroot cyclists a groupset that is easy to use, accurate and reliable and Mavic Aksium wheels wrapped in fast, grippy and puncture resistant Continental Ultra Sport tyres, this is a bike to enjoy the big miles in comfort and style. Available in Black/White or British Racing Green/Yellow Colourways.

  • Electric

  • Keeping up with the group, smashing that ride that takes outside your comfort zone, or simply riding faster, further and for longer. All these are now possible with the power-assisted performance of our electric bikes. Make every ride feel like you have a never-ending tailwind to help you conquer steep climbs, enjoy a sweat-free ride to work or run errands to the local stores while injecting adventure into your everyday ride routine.

  • CGR AL e - Enthusiast

    The CGR AL e packs a punch. Its powerful motor, innovative design, battery range, and connectivity enables you to link riding mountain switchbacks with descending fun trails or taking the more adventurous route home - just for the sheer enjoyment of the ride. It enables you to ride wherever you like, whenever you like – faster and further than you previously thought possible. We've equipped this Enthusiast model with a high-quality component set that includes the precision gear shifts of Shimano 105, hydraulic disc brakes for peerless all-condition braking control and robust Mavic All-road wheels fitted with multi-purpose Schwalbe G-One Allround tyres. Built-in rack and mudguard mounts only serve to increase this versatile all-rounders all-season, terrain-taming capabilities. Available in Red or Grey colourways.

  • Hybrid AL e

    The Hybrid AL e is a superb all-rounder. Combining an MTB's best features with a road bike's speed and efficiency, it offers outstanding versatility. Three levels of natural feeling assistance amplify your pedalling efforts to power your daily adventures as you run errands around town, commute to work or take a countryside tour. Reassuringly stable and easy to handle, with wide range gearing to make mincemeat of any hills, disc brakes for toal barking confidence and high-quality components, the Hybrid AL e is comfortable, versatile, and above all, fun to ride. It comes fully loaded with all the everyday essentials to keep you safe and comfortable; including a pannier rack for luggage, mudguards to fend off the dirt and lights to enhance your visibility to other road users. Available in Copper or Petrol Blue colourways

  • All-Road

  • Off-road or on-road. Dirt or gravel. Why choose when you can ride it all with an all-road bike that makes every terrain your playground. Lightweight, durable and offering a tyre clearance to tame any surface, our CGR range of bikes are designed to maximise performance on paved roads and beyond.

  • CGR 725 - Sport

    The CGR 725 perfectly blends the ride-anywhere versatility of an all-road bike with the wonderfully compliant ride quality of steel, for a bike you can ride comfortably over any terrain. At the heart of this build is a high-quality Reynolds steel frame that melds modern design features with that classical styling that is the hallmark of steel. The Sport Edition is powered by the smooth and reliable gear shifts of Shimano's Tiagra groupset, and rolls smoothly on Mavic Aksium wheels shod with the exceptionally puncture resistant Schwalbe Marathon city/trekking tyres. With built-in mounts for lugage carrying and wet weather protection, the CGR 725 is a bike you can enjoy riding year round and in mixed conditions.

  • CGR AL - Sport

    Looking for one bike to do it all? Look no further, for the CGR AL's built-in versatility lends itself beautifully to the inner city commute, gravel epic or fast-paced group ride. Roll fast or roll smooth, the choice is yours. With ample clearance for big volume off-road tyres or road slicks paired with 650b or 700c wheels, you can fine-tune your wheelset to conquer any riding surface with ease. Integrated mudguard and racks mounts make this the quintessential four season bike for adventurous commutes or light backpacking expeditions into the unknown. We've specced the Sport edition with the smooth and accurate gear shifts of Shimano Tiagra, rugged and reliable Mavic Aksium wheels fitetd with the everyday puncture protection of Schwalbe Marathon city-trekking tyres. Available in Dark Blue or Orange colourways.

  • Gravel

  • Lightweight, frames, stable off-road geometry and mammoth tyre clearance, what more do you need to ride conquer the roughest, toughest gravel trails? Ribble gravel bikes hit the sweet spot between speed, simplicty and performance for the most fun you will ever have on two wheels.

  • Gravel AL - Sport

    Where the road end and off-road adventures gein is where the Gravel AL explodes into life. To enhance its off-road credentials yet further we've specced it out with the trail-taming gearing and gravel-specific ergonomics of Shimano's GRX RX400 2x10 speed gear system, robust and durable Mavic Allroad 650b wheels fitted with big volume Halo GXC 47mm gravel tyres plus a gravel-inspired finishing kit that enhances stability on fast, flowy singletrack and techy descents. This alloy gravel machine ensures that every off-road adventure feels like a full-gas gravel epic.

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