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Bianchi Arcadex Carbon Gravel Bike Goes On Larger Adventures, Shops Gear Inside


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Bianchi’s journey gravel Arcadex will get a serious redesign, inheriting quick beauty from their mild gravel race bike. However it’s not only a useless facelift, the brand new Bianchi Arcadex will get a much-needed fats tire clearance improve, plus modern full inside cables and new in-frame storage. Now it’s a correct adventure-ready bikepacking bike, and offers you loads of choices to customise a motorcycle construct excellent to your type of using gravel…

2024 Bianchi Arcadex carbon journey gravel bike

After their boxy authentic carbon journey gravel that was created to share a platform with an ebike sibling, now Bianchi provides the Arcadex its personal devoted carbon body. The result’s a a lot better-looking bike. And I doubt anybody may argue with that.

(Images by Paolo Penni Martelli/Bianchi)

However it isn’t only a prettier bike, with appears impressed by Bianchi’s quick gravel Impulso. The brand new Arcadex is a way more succesful and versatile gravel bike, designed for journey biking and bikepacking. And it will get a bunch of useful upgrades to get on the market.

What’s new?

2024 Bianchi Arcadex carbon adventure gravel bike, top

Bianchi says the obvious is the brand new inside body storage. That’s a small glovebox opening within the downtube, underneath the bottle cage, with a small bag tucked away inside.

2024 Bianchi Arcadex carbon adventure gravel bike, internal frame storage detail

You aren’t going to pack a lot in there. However for bikepackers it could be a simple place to stash your mini-tool, CO2 inflator & tire levers (however not sufficient room particularly for a tube within the bag) with out getting blended in with the total expedition gear in your packs. And that core restore equipment will at all times be with the bike, even if you take the packs off.

2024 Bianchi Arcadex carbon adventure gravel bike, riding

Now, the actually necessary replace is greater tire clearance – the place the earlier bike was obviously missing. The brand new bike although options clearance for as much as 700 x 50mm tires. (Or Bianchi says 45mm tires with clip-on fenders.) All bikes come spec’d with fast-rolling 45mm Pirelli Cinturato Gravel M tires. However you may go nonetheless full knobby when you plan a tough journey monitor.

New endurance gravel geometry

2024 Bianchi Arcadex carbon adventure gravel bike, riding

The core steep-ish angles of the bike haven’t modified – in 5 sizes (XS-XL).

2024 Bianchi Arcadex carbon adventure gravel bike, geometry

However Bianchi rewrote the Stack & Attain figures utterly throughout all sizes, to supply a greater and wider vary of efficiency matches. Attain is now at the least 1cm longer throughout all sizes. However Stack is now 21mm decrease on the smallest XS, about the identical by the L, and as much as 15mm greater on the largest bike.

General, 5mm longer chainstays and 1-2cm longer wheelbase figures, imply extra secure endurance geometry for day-after-day of using, with out erasing reactive dealing with.

Tech particulars

2024 Bianchi Arcadex carbon adventure gravel bike

The total carbon Bianchi Arcadex body and fork now characteristic full inside cable routing, with mechanical shift & hydraulic strains operating via an Acros headset. The Professional spec bikes conceal cables absolutely contained in the 2-piece bar & stem, whereas Comp builds are semi-internal via a canopy bolted underneath the stem.

The 1x-only body incorporates a new UDH for drivetrain/transmission compatibility. It will get a BB86 PressFit backside bracket, spherical 27.2mm seatpost with a wedge clamp, and flat mount disc brakes with 12mm thru-axles.

2024 Bianchi Arcadex carbon adventure gravel bike, mini-tool DR thr-axle lever

The detachable thru-axle lever features a multi-wrench with 4, 5 & 6mm hexes. It’s tiny, however if you snap on the outer lever, it ought to be good to tighten most bolts with out over-torqueing.

2024 Bianchi Arcadex carbon adventure gravel bike, frame detail

The brand new journey bikepacking bike will get two commonplace units of cage mounts inside the primary triangle, a 3rd cage mount underneath the downtube, and direct toptube bag mounts. Plus, 3-pack mounts on every leg when you go for the carbon fork.

New bikepacking baggage, too

2024 Bianchi Arcadex carbon adventure gravel bike, bikepacking bags

All the brand new Arcadex gravel bikes may be configured at your Bianchi seller with new matching made-in-Italy Bianchi bikepacking baggage.

2024 Bianchi Arcadex carbon adventure gravel bike, bikepacking bags

Choose from 4 baggage. Orma 01 1L bolt-on high tube bag; Orma 03 waterproof 3L partial body bag; Orma 07 waterproof 7L saddlepack; and Orma 09 waterproof 9L dual-rolltop handlebar pack.

2024 Bianchi Arcadex – Pricing, choices & availability

Bianchi provides the brand new Arcadex in two variations – Professional & Comp – every with two drivetrain choices.

The Bianchi Arcadex Professional comes spec’d with 25mm inside Velomann Terbium 30 hooked carbon wheels in Celeste or darkish forest inexperienced. And also you get to select from both an digital SRAM Apex+GX Eagle AXS Mullet construct from 5100€. Or go for a large mechanical Shimano GRX 12sp (820/822) from 4200€.

Bianchi additionally supply extra reasonably priced builds with the Arcadex Comp fitted with 22mm inside alloy Fulcrum Speedy Pink wheels, in Celeste or metallic sand gold. Right here, drive prepare choices are the mechanical Apex Eagle or a decrease spec however nonetheless broad GRX 12sp (610/822), every from 3000€.

2024 Bianchi Arcadex carbon adventure gravel bike, riding

All bikes come commonplace with a full carbon bikepacking fork with 3-pack something cage mounts. However every may be upgraded to a 30mm journey RockShox Rudy Xplr gravel suspension fork. Drop by your native Bianchi seller bikeshop now, to configure an Arcadex journey gravel bike simply the way you need it.

Bianchi.com

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