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Sonder Camino Al Drop-barred adventure bike with a relaxed riding position for responsive, spirited all day comfort

Sonder Camino Al frame and fork

Calibrated for long-distance comfort, an aluminium frame and carbon fork bundle to build your round-the-world traveller.

Sonder Camino Al SRAM Apex1 Flat Bar

A flat barred aluminium Camino for greater control off-road and great all-round versatility partnered up with a SRAM Apex1 groupset.

Sonder Camino Al SRAM Apex1 Mechanical

Mechanical brakes for expedition ready reliabilty matched with the precision of the SRAM Apex1 groupset. Relaxed aluminium Camino frameset and carbon fork for multi-day riding.

Sonder Camino Al Shimano 105 5800

Built with pure Shimano 105 5800 22 speed (2x11) groupset with mechanical disc brakes for expedition ready reliability. Relaxed aluminium Camino frameset and carbon fork for multi-day riding

Sonder Camino Al SRAM Apex1 Hydraulic

Aluminium Camino with flared drop bar for greater comfort over distance with the precision of the SRAM Apex1 groupset for clean shifting and hydraulics for precise braking.

Sonder Camino Al SRAM Rival1 Hydraulic

Partnered with SRAM Rival1 groupset, aluminium Camino and carbon blade fork and class-leading components for round-the-world travel.

Aluminium frame, carbon fork drop bar adventure bike. With a relaxed riding position for long day riding, the alloy advantages of rust resistance, low maintenance and ability to deal with bumps and scrapes make Camino Al spritely on the road with enough spunk to explore off-road trails and cross continents. Mud guard mounts, rack and bottle cage mounts add options for long distance self-supported rides. Compatible with multiple wheel sizes up to 700c x 44mm or 650b x 48 mm tyres. Camino Al frame and fork are £300 and complete bikes start from £749.

Arrange a demo at one of our stores or test ride over a weekend for £39 a day plus £30 delivery and return shipping.

The aluminium Camino is a fast, stable and light tourer on and off the road.

Camino is designed for exploring the world on two wheels without diminishing the thrill of the ride.

Sharing the DNA of a cyclocross, gravel and adventure race bike, the geometry has been relaxed for long day comfort. The wheelbase has been lengthened and the head tube raised. Flared or standard drop bars offer multiple riding positions and less strain on your back.

Camino gives you the confidence to leave the mountain bike at home and ride (let’s make that re-ride) your local trails in a whole new light. Just because you have dropped bars doesn’t mean you have to feel you are riding on eggshells. Want to dart off onto your favourite single track shortcut just for fun? Do it! Camino gives you the adaptability to push the technical envelope of your travel or commute.

Durable and stiff thanks to the aluminium frame Camino is a workhorse that dances on its toes. It will take a few knocks along the way while staying nippy on the climbs and through the corners; if you have the legs to keep up with it 20 days into your ride of course!

Long distance comfort is built into the geometry of the frame; the raised headset, the long wheel base, but most of all the beefed up 40 mm tyres.

Camino is most responsive when loaded up in the modern lightweight bikepacking style of travel, however it is more than happy for a set of panniers to be thrown over it. Fully kitted out with frame bosses it is rack mount and fender ready. Camino excels both loaded and unloaded, absorbing every surface you ride - you decide how you want to pack for your adventure.

As your partnership with Camino grows it may well change the way you approach your riding. Give it time, it will be barely noticeable, but one day you will catch a glimpse of your dusty x-country 29er at the back of the garage, no longer the Mr Defacto it once was.

Whether rediscovering your backyard, getting lost on welsh fire roads or taking 2 months out to tour Europe - the dusty way; Camino gives you the exhilarating mix of speed and versatility.

Cable routing

All cabling is routed externally making it easier to maintain when you haven’t got access to workshop facilities. Cables are fully housed to keep the grime out and your machinery running smoothly in all conditions.

Superior stopping power

Chainstay mounted hydraulic disk brakes ensure that you will be able to stop when that elk appears out of nowhere.

Tyre compatibility

Big tyre clearance for tyres and wheels up to 650b x 48 mm or 700c x 44 mm

Carbon fork

Lightweight, strong and responsive with a alloy steerer and pannier rack and mudguard mounts.

Rack mounts

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

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Frame spec

Aluminium is lightweight, strong and durable make it an ideal construction material for bike frames.

  • 6061 Aluminium
  • Carbon fork with alloy steerer
  • Seatpost diameter: 27.2 mm
  • Seat tube OD 31.8 mm
  • Headset X44: ZS44/EC44
  • Disk brake only
  • Mud guard and pannier rack mounts
  • Weight: S: TBC g, M: TBC g, L: TBC g, XL: TBC g


If coming from a road bike add 60 mm to your usual size, or size these on top tube length. Run with a 10-20mm shorter stem to give a better all-day position. 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:

Riders between 5ft to 5ft 7in
Riders between 5ft 6in to 5ft 10in
Riders between 5ft 9in to 6ft 1in
Riders 6ft 1in and over

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 toptube to your crotch this will give you enough seatpost adjustment to find your optimum saddle height.

Size Small Medium Large X-Large
ST - Seat tube 470 490 520 540
TT - Top tube 525 550 570 590
HT - Head tube 130 150 170 190
HA - Head angle 71 71 71 71
SA - Seat angle 74.5 74 74 73
CS - Chainstay 435 435 435 435
BB - BB drop 73 73 73 73
FO - Fork offset 50 50 50 50
WB - Wheelbase 1020 1040 1062 1070
SO - Stand over 743 761 785 808
RE - Reach 367 382 397 399
SK - Stack 568 587 605 624

Build Options

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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