Sonder Broken Road Titanium hardtail mountain bike for long rides, remote places and wilderness bike packing.
Custom titanium hardtail mountain bike suited for wilderness rides and remote places. A companion for a lifetime of adventure yet its slack geometry makes it a capable trail hardtail in its own right. Broken Road comes into its own chewing up off-road miles with finesse, a real mile-muncher. Race the Great Divide, ride across New Zealand or summit high passes in Nepal
Sonder Broken Road SX Eagle Recon
Multi-day titanium expedition mountain bike with SRAM SX. With a SRAM 1 x groupset, Rockshox Recon forks, and Love Mud Rumpus 650b+ boost wheels; this is designed for big mountain days and fully loaded adventures
Sonder Broken Road GX Eagle Reba
Multi-day expedition, titanium mountain bike with SRAMs new GX Eagle drivetrain, RockShox Reba forks, and Love Mud Rumpus 650b+ boost wheels; designed for big mountains and fully-loaded for adventures.
Sonder Broken Road SX Eagle Reba
Multi-day titanium expedition mountain bike with SRAM SX. With a SRAM 1 x groupset, Rockshox Reba forks, and Love Mud Rumpus 650b+ boost wheels; this is designed for big mountain days and fully loaded adventures
Sonder Broken Road NX Eagle Reba
Multi-day titanium expedition mountain bike with SRAM NX Eagle. With a SRAM 1 x groupset, Rockshox Reba forks, and Love Mud Rumpus 650b+ boost wheels; this is designed for big mountain days and fully loaded adventures
For adventures into the remote, Broken Road is your friend. Simple, elegant lines, mixed with technical details and features. Broken Road mixes adaptable wheel and drivetrain standards with modern features and contemporary geometry.
With its 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.
Adjustable sliding dropouts let you lengthen or shorten the Broken Road to suit your adventure - whether it’s eating up big miles or tackling technical trails. It also allows lets you fit various sizes of wheels (we recommend 650b+, 29in or larger section 700c). The bigger, fatter wheels go over obstacles better, hold momentum and give enhanced control. The dropouts let you be picky with your drivetrain as well, fitting singlespeed, conventional derailleur, or internal hub gears.
Broken Road is the off-road adventurer.
Elegant titanium tubing
Climb aboard and experience the famed resilience of titanium. No other material is as durable, lasts as long, or looks as good, and Broken Road’s aeronautical grade titanium tubing isolates the rider from shock, gives an efficient ride, and maximizes storage potential. Thanks to the low standover height and rider clearance, you won’t have to make any compromises when riding over rough terrain either.
Designed for optimum use with 650b+ (semi-fat) wheels which help you to tackle any adventure. The plus-sized wheels cruise over obstacles, hold momentum, and give enhanced control thanks to a larger contact patch.
Trail bike geometry
The long wheelbase combines precision and control, giving you the flexibility to adjust riding position easily. The frame is designed with a relaxed head angle, creating the perfect set up for eating up the miles over any surface, and striking the balance between comfortable uphill grinding and hair-raising downhill whooping.
Adjustable sliding dropouts
Adjustable sliding dropouts let you lengthen your Broken Road for eating up the miles or shorten it for the technical, steep trails, and allow for either 650b+ or 29” wheels, and either singlespeed, derailleur, or internal hub gears.
Rear rack mount lugs
Rack mounts allow you to load up with panniers.
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
|Weight (kg): S: 1.96; M: 1.98; L: 2.0 ; XL: 2.2|
|3Al/ 2.5V Aeronautical Grade Hand Welded Titanium Frame|
|148 mm boost thru axle standard|
|Rear rack mount lugs|
|Seatpost: 31.6 mm|
|Seat tube OD: 34.9 mm|
|73 mm BB shell|
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” fat bike front wheel
It is important to get the right size bike, if the bike fits it will be faster, more comfortable, and easier to handle. You can also take into consideration the standover height to ensure you pick a bike that will be a good fit. If you measure your inside leg and ensure there is a minimum of an inch from the top tube to your crotch this will give you enough seat post adjustment to find your optimum saddle height.
Generally we recommend:
- Riders between 5ft 2in and 5ft 7in
- Riders between 5ft 6in and 5ft 10in
- Riders between 5ft 9in and 6ft 2in
- Riders of 6ft 2in +
|ST - Seat tube||395||445||470||508|
|ETT - Effective Top tube||592||616||644||668|
|TT - Top tube||600||615||628||646|
|HT - Head tube||120||135||145||160|
|HA - Head angle||68||68||68||68|
|SA - Seat angle||73||73||73||73|
|CS - Chainstay||440 - 460 (adjustable)||440 - 460 (adjustable)||440 - 460 (adjustable)||440 - 460 (adjustable)|
|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||410||430||455||475|
|SK - Stack||595||599||609||627|
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.
Swapouts and Upgrades
You can interchange Love Mud components on this build at no additional cost. So if you want a different length of stem, a particular saddle or bar then let us know in the notes section in the checkout and we'll get in touch. We also hold big stocks of SRAM, Rockshox, WTB and regular build with Shimano, Hope, Cane Creek. We'll build your Sonder with any part that suits your needs. Give us a call, with the same experienced mechanic helping throughout your build you know who to call if there's anything you want to know.
- Sonder bespoke frames and bikes
- Try Before You Buy - Sonder Demo and Bike Hire
- What wheel sizes can Broken Road take?
- Common Bike Upgrades: price list
- What pressure should I run my Trailblazers at?
- Bike Frame and Build Weights
- When will you get your bike?
- What are builds and groupsets?
- I’m between bike sizes - which size should I choose?
- Which wheelset for which Sonder Bike?
- Are Sonder available outside the UK?
- Cycle to Work Schemes
- How much does international shipping for Sonder Bikes and Love Mud Wheels cost?
Alpine Bond Warranty
We offer a 10 year guarantee on both our handmade titanium and Reynolds steel frames. Our hand welded 6061-T6 alloy triple butted frames and carbon 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.
BikeRadar Check Out Sonder
Bike Radar come by the Sonder stand at the London Bike Show
Bike Rumour review Sonder
US BikeRumour write up our first Sonder bikes
Pink Bike Checks Out Sonder
PinkBike visit us at the London Bike Show
Single track Review Sonder
Singletrack came by Sonder at the London Bike Show
Sonder - a new bike brand from British outdoors experts Alpkit
Matt Orton previews the Sonder range at the Alpkit Big Shakeout festival and picks up on the strong underlying emphasis of equipment for adventure.
Explore other content related to Sonder Bikes on our site.
Sonder Storybook 2019 Comp Now Open
Release your inner Dervla Murphy
Body, Bike, Mind and Me: Part 2
Exploring mindfulness on the Highland Trail 550
Body, Bike, Mind and Me
Exploring mindfulness on the Highland Trail 550
Reccying The Dales Divide
The first one round the Dales Divide
Lisbon to Malaga: A Bikepacking Adventure
Bikepacking from Lisbon to Malaga
A custom Titanium Fat Bike care of Sonder Bikes
Dirty Reiver 2019
Our staff rides for the 2019 Reiver 200
A Hill In Holland
Everesting.. In the Netherlands of all places
Rich Seipp talks Everesting
New Sonder Transmitter: Q&A with Neil Sutton
We catch Sonder Bike Guru Neil to quiz him about the new Transmitter
Alpkit Keswick Official Opening
Yippee! It's officially official... We're open!
The Inaugural Tour of the Sonder Santiago
Grace and Rich take Sonder Satiagos on a Welsh tour