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Ribble CX AL

The CX AL is a highly versatile all-road bike, it's ideal for those entering the world of cyclocross for the first time but can also be finely tuned to function as a gravel or road bike. With confident handling, lightning-fast acceleration and outstanding traction this is a thoroughbred racing machine.

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Shimano Tiagra
  • Shimano Tiagra 2x10 speed
  • Shimano 34-50T x 11-32T gearing
  • Tektro mechanical disc brakeset
  • Mavic Aksium Disc wheelset
  • Challenge Baby Limus Comp tyres
  • Prologo Kappa RS saddle
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Sram Apex 1x
  • SRAM Apex 1x11 speed.
  • SRAM 42T x 11-42T gearing.
  • SRAM Apex hydraulic disc brakeset.
  • Mavic Aksium Disc wheelset.
  • Challenge Baby Primus Comp tyres.
  • Level 1 6061 Alloy finishing kit.
  • Prologo Kappa RS saddle.
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Sram Rival 1x
  • SRAM Rival 1x11-speed.
  • SRAM Rival 42T x 11-42T gearing.
  • SRAM Rival hydraulic disc brakeset.
  • Mavic Allroad Disc wheelset.
  • Challenge Baby Primus Comp tyres.
  • Level 1 alloy finishing kit.
  • Prolgo Kappa RS saddle.
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Shimano 105
  • Shimano 105 2x11 speed
  • Shimano 34-50T x 11-32T
  • Shimano 105 hydraulic disc brakes
  • Mavic Aksium disc wheelset
  • Challenge Baby Limus Comp tyres
  • Level 1 6061 Alloy finishing kit
  • Prologo Kappa RS saddle
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The CX AL was developed to be a thoroughbred racing machine, a machine loaded with performance features and an uncompromising approach to race day. With its light weight, agility, impressive traction and acceleration the CX AL is built to excel over any terrain.


Light and comfortable enough to make shouldering the bike a simple task when you encounter an obstacle too difficult to ride over. Agile handling to enable faster cornering and with impressive traction to power up the climbs. With a lightweight Aluminium frame and full carbon forks, ample tyre clearance for mud shedding, powerful disc brakes offering total braking control and bolt thru-axles for better steering control the CX AL is an all-terrain bike for all seasons.

Custom Colour

We create the bike, you decide the design. Be bold and bright or stealthy as you like. With millions of combinations, you can make a bike unique to you.

Just select customise after choosing your size.

Your Bike. Your Way
CX AL Frameset

The CX AL frameset is constructed from lightweight 6061 T6 heat-treated aluminium. The frame features cyclocross specific tubing, an open front triangle and a flat underside to the top tube which to enables the shouldering of the bike when its time to hop off to clear an obstruction. Light in weight to offer the perfect balance for climbing and accelerating, with enough stiffness to enable precision handling.

Frameset includes

  • Frame and Fork
  • Headset
  • Steerer Tube Bung
  • Seat Clamp
  • Thru-axles
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CX AL Frameset

To assist you in selecting the correct size simply find you height below. The graphic below illustrates our recommendations so you can be confident that the size you order will be correct.

5' 2" - 5' 5"
158cm - 165cm
5' 5" - 5' 7"
165cm - 170cm
5' 7" - 5' 10"
170cm - 178cm
5' 9" - 6' 0"
175cm - 183cm
5' 11" - 6' 2"
180cm - 188cm
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Sizing &
Ribble CX AL
Size XS S M L XL
Rider Height 5'2 - 5'5
158 - 165cm
5'4 - 5'7
165 - 170cm
5'7 - 5'10
170 - 178cm
5'9 - 6'0
175 - 183cm
5'11 - 6'2
180 - 188cm
Wheel Size 700C 700C 700C 700C 700C
A - Seat Angle 75.0° 74.5° 74.0° 73.5° 73.3°
B - Top Tube (mm) 520 535 545 565 580
C - Head Angle 71.0° 71.5° 72.0° 72.0° 72.3°
D - Offset(mm) 53 45 45 45 45
E - Head Tube(mm) 110 125 140 160 180
F - BB Drop(mm) 68 68 68 68 68
RC - Chain Stays(mm) 425 425 425 425 425
FC - Front Centre(mm) 588 589 595 605 612
Stack (mm) 530 547 563 582 602
Reach (mm) 378 380 384 387 391
WB - Wheelbase(mm) 1004 1005 1011 1020 1028
G - Seat Tube C-Top (mm) 490 520 540 565 585
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Cycle To Work

The Ribble CX AL is available to order on cycle to work schemes.

We accept all major cycle to work scheme vouchers.

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Frequently Asked
How much does the CX AL weigh?

The 6061 Heat Treated Aluminium frame weighs Approx1.68kgs and the full monocoque carbon forks 470g. Approximate build weights are Tiagra 10kg and Rival 1x or Shimano 105 9.5kg.

What is the warranty on the frame?

The frame carries a 3 year warranty. All other parts have the standard manufacturer's warranty.

Are the cables internally routed?

Yes the cables run internally for a neater appearance and better protection from the elements.

What is the tyre clearance?

The CX AL has clearance for 38mm tyres without mudguards or 33mm with mudgaurds fitted.

How many bottle cage mounts are there?

There are 2 bottle cage mounts, on the seat tube and down tube.

What is the maximum rider weight?

We recommend a combined maximum rider and bike weight of 120kgs (264lbs).

Does it take mudguards?

Yes, the frame has discreet mudguard mounts for fitting full length mudguards.

What type of bottom bracket does the frame require?

The frame takes a traditional 68mm threaded bb.

What size seatpost does the CX AL require?

The seatpost is a 27.2mm diameter and the seat collar 31.8mm.

Can I fit a rack?

No, there are no mounting points for a apannier rack.

Are the axles quick release or thru axle?

The CX AL has thru axles of 12x100 front and 12x142 rear.

Is the bike supplied with pedals?

Due to the many different systems people use we do not supply pedals with bikes but you can find a great array of pedals here.

Ray H
The bike came well packaged. I fitted the handlebar and seatpost and seat, fitted pedals and rode outside my house to set up seat height. Next day I tested it out off road on some local trails. Let some air out of the tyres to 40psi and the bike was very responsive and very comfortable. It felt faster than the actual average speed I achieved and the gear changing and braking was spot on. Over the moon with this bike and looking forward to a longer ride out and tackling some CX races when they begin again in September
I ordered my Ribble CX after shopping around for weeks. I have never bought a bike without trying it out or even seeing it in person beforehand. Initial I was disappointed to find out after placing the order there was at least a 21 working day time scale. The dread of not knowing what I had bought and having to wait for it to come was killing me. From placing the order to receiving the bike was 15 working days. Communicate from Ribble during this time was good.
As for the bike, this is a new addition to my collection. With not knowing much about Cyclocross I chose an entry level bike. I come from a triathlon background. The bike has an aggressive positioning but rides perfectly. The bike is very comfortable but direct and responsive. I have no complains about the bike. It seems too nice to get it dirty!
At delivery of the bike I notice a few very minor visual imperfections. I contacted Ribble immediately and they sorted it all out with ease.
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