The freedom and accessibility of riding on gravel is fully expressed in our RTL 9 aluminum bike. with affordable, high performing materials, elegant engineering, and a fully featured frameset, there’s nothing stopping you from achieving your gravel goals. the RTL 9 is welded with hydroformed 6061 aluminum tubing and features a new, forged chain stay yoke to improve tire clearance and stiffness. up front, the fork is our famous rdo carbon fibre, which keeps it light and stiff while improving compliance over rough surfaces. some folks say that freedom isn’t free, but it doesn’t have to cost a fortune. save your scratch for the road less traveled and put your pedals to this metal for the ride of your life.