2022 Fezzari Shafer AL

An aluminum frame gravel bike with upper mid-range components and hydraulic disc brakes. Compare the full range

2022 Fezzari Shafer AL
MSRP$1,899
Spec Level
SuspensionRigid
FrameAluminum
ForkCarbon
Wheels700c Aluminum
Drivetrain1 × 11
GroupsetApex
BrakesHydraulic Disc
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Gearing

1 × 11 — 11 speed

Shafer AL

31 mph

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The Shafer AL is easier to ride up hills than similar bikes.

The Shafer AL won‘t keep up with similar bikes while riding downhill or sprinting.


Estimated Spec Level

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Fezzari Shafer AL

Jeremy BensonSep 2022

If you're looking to get into gravel biking without breaking the bank, the Fezzari Shafer AL is a solid option to consider. The entry-level model in their...

Pros
  • Affordable

  • Reasonably lightweight

  • Fairly versatile

Cons
  • Somewhat harsh ride

  • Stock tires aren't great in loose conditions

  • Tubeless conversion required re-taping on both wheels

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Bikerumor
Review: Fezzari Shafer is an adventure-ready gravel bike that's ready to race

Tyler BenedictSep 2021

We test the Fezzari Shafer gravel bike by logging 600+ miles racing BWR and riding it across North Carolina. Here's why we want to keep it.

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Cycling Tips
Fezzari Shafer review: Modern geo and great performance at a killer price - CyclingTips

James HuangSep 2021

Fezzari’s revamped Shafer gravel bike has traded its old me-too personality for modern progressive handling, more capabilities, and value that should put mainstream brands on notice.

Pros
  • Thoroughly progressive geometry and handling, good stiffness and ride quality, clean and elegant aesthetics, ample mounting options, superb value.

Cons
  • Minimal brand cachet, overly subdued color choices.

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Gallery: Unreleased Fezzari Shafer with MRP gravel suspension fork

Ben DelaneyMay 2021

At the Roll Massif Wild Horse Gravel this weekend, Sparky Moir Sears took third place on a gravel bike chock-full of interesting parts. For starters, the frame itself in an unreleased Shafer from the consumer-direct brand Fezzari. The mountain-bike-inspired bike features a slack, 68.9-degree head tube, a longer top tube, and a shorter stem. Up … Continued

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Geometry

Sizing
XS

5'1" – 5'6"

SM

5'4" – 5'9"

MD

5'7" – 6'0"

LG

5'10" – 6'3"

XL

6'0" – 6'5"

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Specs
Build
Frame

Fezzari Shafer Gravel Frameset - compact design, double-butted, heat-treated, light-weight aluminum, *Note: Smaller frames do not support second set of bottle cage bosses 10x135 QR rear 12x100 front thru axles. Frame Defense Tech derailleur hanger. Max tire clearance 40c.

BB StandardBSA, 68mm, Threaded

Fork

Fezzari Gravel Carbon Disc Fork, 12mm thru-axle, Carbon fiber design with Road-Damping Technology, Full carbon construction, carbon tapered steerer tube, 40c tire clearance, 1 1/8-1.5 taper, internal routing

Rear Shock

N/A

Bottom Bracket

SRAM GXP English BSA

Headset

FSA Orbit 1.5 ZS NO.57E

Stem

Fezzari 3D forged 31.8mm alloy, 7 degree, 4-bolt bar clamp (customized sizing through 23-Point Custom Setup)

Handlebar

Fezzari GR Alloy. 31.8 diameter, 70mm reach, 120mm drop, 18 degree flare

Saddle

Selle Italia Model X Superflow

Seatpost

Fezzari Racing Design XrT Carbon, Dual bolt adjust, 27.2mm

Pedals

Available Separately

Groupset
Rear Derailleur

SRAM Apex 1x11

Front Derailleur

N/A

Crank

SRAM Apex 1, GXP, 1x11, Alloy

Shifters

SRAM Apex 1x11 Hydraulic

Cassette

SRAM PG1130, 11-42T

Chain

SRAM PC-1110 11-spd

Brakes

SRAM Apex, hydraulic disc, SRAM Centerline 160mm Rotors

Brake Levers

SRAM Apex Hydraulic Disc

Wheels
Rims

Alex GD24, Tubeless Ready

Spokes

15G Stainless Steel, J-Pull

Front Hub

Bear Pawls Road Disc

Rear Hub

Bear Pawls Road Disc

Tires

Maxxis Receptor 40c EXO Tubeless Ready

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