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Riding is what we do, it is what we love. We wanted bikes built for big days out in the hills, riding trail centres, adventure travel, cycle touring, off road adventures and long multi-day expeditions. We wanted a bike that would get us to the mountain, a bike to get us up the mountain and a bike to get us back down the mountain.
Sonder Bikes by Alpkit

Sonder Transmitter

Designed for big days in the mountains or throwing around your local trail centre, the all mountain bike defined. Transmitter is kind of like a friendly hooligan: aggressive and fast but fun and forgiving. It's happy to help carry your load for further afield adventures. 6061 aluminium frame with 650b+ boost wheelsets.

Transmitter frame only is £300 with complete bikes from £999.

Contact us to arrange a demo at our Nottingham factory store or test ride over a weekend for £39 a day plus £30 delivery and return shipping

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Sonder Broken Road

Bespoke titanium hardtail mountain bike suited for long rides, remote places and multi-day bikepacking. It's a capable trail hardtail and comes into its own chewing up off-road miles with finesse, a real mile-muncher.

Fit with either 29", 650b+ or semi-fat wheelsets making it our ultimate bikepacking bike.

Broken Road frame is £999 and complete bikes start from £1899. Design your own custom mountain bike to your own geometry with a Sonder Broken Road bespoke titanium frame for £999. Individual geometry to your sizing and your rack/mudguard/bottle cage mounts combination to give ultimate versatility. Contact us direct for custom builds.

Arrange a demo at our Nottingham factory store or test ride over a weekend for £39 a day plus £30 delivery and return shipping

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Sonder Camino Ti

Titanium drop-barred adventure travel bike. Destined for adventure it is quick, light and not afraid to leave the asphalt. Compatible with 650b x 48 mm or 700c x 44 mm tyres, it is a bike for crossing continents.

Camino frame and fork are £999 and complete bikes start from £1,799.

Design your own with a Sonder Camino bespoke titanium frame and carbon fork for £1,149. Individual geometry to your sizing with a combination of rack/mudguard/bottle cage mounts to suit your riding and give ultimate versatility. Contact us direct for bespoke titanium frames.

Arrange a demo at our Nottingham factory store or test ride over a weekend for £39 a day plus £30 delivery and return shipping

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Sonder Vir Fortis

Designed for exploring and Iditarod capable, Vir Fortis isn't your regular faceless hero, its slackened off geometry gives a characterful ride. It just floats over soft surfaces with big wheels and even bigger 4.8" tyres for free rolling all conditions.

Hand laid T700 carbon fat bike for rides (and riders) that don't conform to the norm. Guaranteed for 5 years the frame weighs in at 1380g and fork at 650g.

If you want to style your own Vir Fortis pick it up in its raw beauty as a frame and fork for just £849, or let our Sonder guru Neil build you up one of his SRAM GX1 builds for £1849.

Arrange a demo at our Nottingham factory store or test ride over a weekend for £39 a day plus £30 delivery and return shipping.

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Sonder Camino Al

Aluminium drop-barred adventure travel bike. Compatible with 650b x 48 mm or 700c x 44 mm tyres, it is a bike that is spritely on the road with enough spunk to explore off-road trails. Camino Al frame and fork are £300 and complete bikes start from £749.

Arrange a demo at our Nottingham factory store or test ride over a weekend for £39 a day plus £30 delivery and return shipping.

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Sonder Cahoot Ti Tandem

Cahoot, to share equally; become partners

Share the joys of riding together no matter the road you travel.

Cycling is not a solo sport and the rhythm of tandem riding brings out a broad grin wherever you go. Tackle steep singletrack, flow down downhills and ride fully loaded on tarmac. A capable bespoke hand made tandem mountain bike designed for your size, geometry and specification. Made from aeronautical grade titanium and with a 10 year guarantee.

Its quick, comfortable and can take 29er or 650b+ wheelsets.

Custom built bespoke Cahoot frames are from £2,499 and complete bikes with Yari fork and GX1 groupset from £3,999 and takes about 3 months from initial conversations, through design, drawing and build.

Arrange a demo of Cahoot from our Nottingham factory store and test ride over a weekend for £39 a day.

Call us on 01773 417007 or email support@alpkit.com for more info

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Built by us not by robots

We build all Sonders, dial the tuning, test ride and check to make sure it is spot-on before carefully packing your Sonder in a unique shipment box and send to you.

All Sonder bikes are hand-built by Cytech qualified staff right here in the 'Old Factory' so please allow 10 working days for delivery. When you receive your Sonder simply roll-out from the box, fix the handlebars, adjust the saddle height, attach some pedals, double check the brakes and ride.

Try Before You Buy

Arrange a demo at our Nottingham factory store or take a bike away for the day for £39 or a weekend at £59. We also offer a delivery and collection service for £30 (can only be used in conjunction with a weekend demo). Give us a call and book an appointment then come down with a helmet and try before you buy. Rental costs are fully refunded if you then buy a new Sonder from us.

Sonder bespoke frames and bikes

All Sonder bikes are fully customisable and we offer tailor-made bespoke titanium frames. We stock SRAM groupsets and components, Rockshox forks and can source almost any part for you. Give us a call and we will help spec and build a Sonder. With the same experienced mechanic helping throughout your build you know who to call if there's anything you want to know.

Alpine Bond

All Sonder bikes are covered by Alpkit's Alpine Bond, 123 Day Returns Policy, Accident Damage Replacement.

Sonder frames have a 5 year warranty and titanium frames have a 10 year warranty.

Direct sales, direct service

We designed the frames, built the protos and have been test riding them for over a year. They've been on the Tuscany Trail, Welsh Ride Thing, Coed-y-Brenin, Studley Pike and at home in the Peaks.

The geometry is tuned and performance is dialled. Buying a Sonder means you are working with the designers, testers and staff. Our bikes are specced to how they should be ridden. With no middleman, the price-tag is pure riding enjoyment.

Bikepacking bags

Add custom-made Alpkit Bikepacking bags to complete the multi-day expedition system. View the range.

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