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Sonder Broken Road Titanium hardtail mountain bike for long rides, remote places and multi-day bike packing.

Sonder Broken Road Ti frame only

Titanium multi-day expedition mountain bike frame. A titanium mountain bike frame specifically for big mountains and multi-day expeditions


Sonder Broken Road SRAM NX1

Multi-day titanium expedition mountain bike with SRAM NX1. With a SRAM 1 x groupset and 2.8" wheels and Rockshox Reba forks, this is designed for big mountain days and fully loaded adventures


Sonder Broken Road SRAM GX1

Multi-day titanium expedition mountain bike with SRAM GX1. With a SRAM 1x groupset and 2.8" wheels and Rockshox Reba forks, this is designed for big mountain days and fully loaded adventures


Sonder Broken Road frame and Rumpus wheelset

Build up your own ultimate adventure bike with this titanium frame and 650b+ wheelset


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 from £1249. 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

For adventures Broken Road will be an indispensable companion. Simple, elegant lines, mixed with technical details and features. Broken Road mixes adaptable wheel standards, adaptable drivetrain standards, and yet stays bang up to date, with modern features and contemporary geometry.

From it’s multi-use tyre size – from big 27.5+ tyres to 29in rubber to 700c wheels, Broken Road eats up long distance trails with style and comfort whilst being a capable trail centre hardtail. Hand welded from the finest 3AL / 2.5 V titanium tubing, custom formed and designed by us to be your tool of choice for eating up the miles over whatever surface you choose.

Broken Road is designed to work across any terrain, but if you want to mix things up, a short travel suspension fork or alternative front end package – even a fat bike front wheel, will add it’s own style and features.

Our adjustable dropouts allow fitting of various sizes of wheels (we recommend 650b+ and 29in or larger section 700c). The bigger, fatter wheels go over obstacles better, hold momentum and give enhanced control. There is flexibility in the choice of drivetrain as well, either singlespeed, conventional derailleur or internal hub gears.

Broken Road is the off-road adventurer. The one who, without engines and cacophony, can explore the world in a remarkably unique way. The ability to travel further, faster and with less gives the bikepacker a profound advantage. When you catch nature off guard, what will you see?

650b+ (semi fat) ready

Designed for optimum use with 650b/650b+ wheels which help you to tackle any journey that you thrust upon it. The bigger, fatter wheels go over obstacles better, hold momentum and give enhanced control due to the angling.

Slack geometry

The long wheelbase wonderfully balances precision and handling giving you the flexibility to adjust riding position easily. The unique geometries give an enticingly slackened head angle for what we think is the perfect set up for eating up the miles over any surface and balances of comfortable uphill grinding and exciting downhill speed to leave you whooping.

Adaptable standards

Broken Road mixes adaptable wheel and drivetrain standards so you can ride it how you want. The adjustable dropouts allow 650b+, 29 in or large section 700c wheels and either singlesped, derailleur or internal hub gears.

Straight headtube

Who would choose to be a head tube? You might as well step into the ring with Mike Tyson. It is a critical junction point where forces are distributed around the frame and steering precision is won or lost. Broken Road uses a straight head tube with external bearings for precision steering over broken ground.

Titanium frame

Titanium is lightweight, strong and durable making it an ideal construction material for bike frames. No other material is as durable, lasts as long, or looks as good. Our frames are handmade and come with a 10 year frame warranty.

Rear rack mount lugs

Rack mounts can be fitted on the rear allowing you to load up your Broken Road with panniers.

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Frame spec

Titanium is lightweight, strong and durable make it an ideal construction material for bike frames. No other material is as durable, lasts as long, or looks as good. Our frames are handmade and come with a 10 year frame warranty

  • 3Al/ 2.5V Aeronautical Grade Hand Welded Titanium Frame
  • 142mm through axle as standard
  • Rear rack mount lugs
  • Headset: ZS44/EC44
  • Seat post: 27.2 mm
  • Seat tube OD: 31.8 mm
  • 73 mm BB shell
  • Weight: S: 1866 g, M: 1884 g, L: 1947 g, XL: 2006 g

Reach dimension is static with 470 mm fork. Suitable for 470-480 mm fork, or 80-100 mm 29er suspension, or 100-120 mm 650B. Frame is designed to run a short stem – between 35 mm and 50 mm. Also works great with a 26 in fatbike front wheel try it!

Sizing

It is important to get the right size bike, if the bike fits you well it will be faster, more comfortable and easier to handle. Generally we recommend:

Small
Riders between 5ft to 5ft 7in
Medium
Riders between 5ft 5in to 5ft 10in
Large
Riders between 5ft 7in to 6ft 2in
X-Large
Riders between 5ft 9in to 6ft 4in
Size Small Medium Large X-Large
ST - Seat tube 360 406 457 508
TT - Top tube 600 615 628 646
HT - Head tube 120 125 135 155
HA - Head angle 68 68 68 68
SA - Seat angle 73 73 73 73
CS - Chainstay 450 450 450 450
BB - BB drop 58 58 58 58
FO - Fork offset 50 50 50 50
WB - Wheelbase 1142 1154 1168 1190
SO - Stand over 746 770 799 833
RE - Reach 419 430 440 455
SK - Stack 595 599 609 627

Build Options

Sonder offers SRAM and Shimano groupsets. We minimise the chopping and changing that makes so many other bikes a smorgasbord of bike parts. We spec our bikes with pure NX1, GX1, 105 or Force ... and take pride in offering SRAM and Shimano just as they designed and tested their componentry to work.

Broken Road comes as frame only, a pure SRAM NX1 build and a pure SRAM GX1 build.

Check out the specs on the individual product pages. They are built to order and are fully customizable – if you want a different stem length, saddle, wheelset, bar or gear ratio then let us know. If you’ve a dream build in mind then please get in touch and we’ll do our best to source the parts you want.

They are built to order so are fully customizable – if you want a different fork, stem length, saddle, wheelset, bar or gear ratio then let us know. If you’ve a dream build in mind then please get in touch and we’ll do our best to source the parts you want.

All our bikes are built in-house, checked and signed off by Cytech trained mechanics before being despatched to you in a custom-made bike box.

Alpine Bond Warranty

Our titanium frames are handmade and come with a 10 year frame warranty. Our hand welded 6061-T6 alloy triple butted frames come with a 5 year manufacturing defect warranty. All our bikes are built, checked and signed off by Cytech trained mechanics before being despatched to you in a custom-made bike box.

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