- - Pinarello Targets the "Gravel Bike" Segment with GAN GR and GRS

Pinarello Targets the “Gravel Bike” Segment with GAN GR and GRS


Pinarello has announced, the launch of its new GAN GR and GAN GRS bikes, marking the Italian brand’s first-ever foray into the gravel bike segment.

As one would expect, clearance for bigger tires, disc brakes, 12mm thru-axles, eyelets for mudguards and racks, internal cable routing, along with a more relaxed geometry, punctuate the new models.

for example – size medium… 

  • 55cm top tube
  • 15cm head tube
  • 72-degree head angle
  • 124cm wheelbase
  • 42,5cm chainstays
  • 6.7cm bottom bracket drop
  • 5cm rake
  • 38.1cm reach
  • 56.5cm stack
  • 39cm fork axle to crown measurement 

However, unlike its sibling, the Pinarello Dogma K8-S, the new GAN range does away with the company’s funky rear elastomer suspension system.

Additionally, in order to keep costs down, Pinarello decided to use a lower grade of carbon fiber, namely T600 versus T900 used in the GAN RS road bike.   

Interesting though, Pinarello decided to once again stick with a conventional threaded bottom bracket on the new gravel grinders as well, which continues to be a major departure from the ever-increasing PressFit bottom bracket set-ups that pervade the industry.


Both models are offered in six sizes, along with various component groups, including Shimano 105 and Ultegra, SRAM Rival and Force – along with wheel offerings from Fulcrum.

Also, the cockpit bits and pieces are from Pinarello’s MOST line. 


There’s no word on exact pricing and availability as of yet however. 




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