2022 Lauf True Grit - Ultimate

A carbon frame gravel bike with ultra high-end components and hydraulic disc brakes, priced at the high end of the True Grit model range. Compare the full range

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2022 Lauf True Grit - Ultimate
MSRP$6,490
Weight17.9 lbs
SuspensionHardtail
Travel30mm front
FrameCarbon
ForkLauf Grit SL
Wheels700c Carbon
Tires40c
Tire Clearance45c
Drivetrain1 × 12 Electronic
GroupsetRED XPLR eTAP, RED eTAP
Power MeterIntegrated
BrakesHydraulic Disc
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Gearing

1 × 12 — 12 speed

True Grit - Ultimate

36 mph

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36 mph

The True Grit - Ultimate is easier to ride up hills than similar bikes.

The True Grit - Ultimate is geared about the same as similar bikes for riding downhill.


Estimated Spec Level

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September 2020

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The Lauf True Grit Gives You Next-Level Control on Gravel and Singletrack

The Grit SL suspension fork smoothes out small bumps and takes the edge off unexpected hits.

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July 2020

Bikerumor
Lauf True Grit gravel bikes get size specific carbon leaf spring suspension forks

Yesterday, the big news was that Lauf Bikes were going consumer direct with their new DTY program. And while the resulting drop in pricing gained a lot of attention, it was the brief mention of changes to the fork on the True Grit that really piqued our interest. When it was first introduced, their Grit […]

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February 2019

Gran Fondo
Lauf True Grit Review

Reykjavik, Iceland. The perfect place of birth for one of the most polarizing gravel bikes on the market: the Lauf True Grit.

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Geometry

Sizing
XS

5'1" – 5'6"

SM

5'4" – 5'9"

MD

5'7" – 6'1"

LG

5'10" – 6'4"

XL

6'2" – 6'7"


Specs
Build
Frame

Lauf IRM* carbon frame, 12x142mm thru-axle

BB StandardBSA, 68mm, threaded

Tire Clearance45c

Fork

Lauf Grit SL Carbon, 15x100mm thru-axle, size tuned stiffness

Bottom Bracket

SRAM DUB BSA Road 68mm

Headset

FSA Orbit, IS 42/52 (45°lower)

Stem

FSA V-Drive, 6°

Handlebar

Lauf Smoothie (XS/S: 40 M: 42 L/XL: 44)

Saddle

Fizik Aliante R5

Seatpost

FSA SL-K 27.2mm, Carbon

Groupset
Rear Derailleur

SRAM Red AXS XPLR, wireless shifting

Front Derailleur

Lauf Bottle Opener

Crank

SRAM Red 1 DUB 42t

Power Meter

Dual-side SRAM AXS power meter spider

Shifters

SRAM Red AXS, wireless shifting

Cassette

SRAM 1271, 12 speed, 10-44t

Chain

SRAM Red flat-top

Brakes

SRAM Red Flat mount Hydraulic (160mm rotor front/left and rear/right)

Wheels
Rims

e*thirteen XCX Race Carbon (6 bolt, xDR freehub, tubeless ready)

Tires

Maxxis Rambler 40c (120tpi)

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