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Santiago Apex1 Flat Bar

Reynolds steel touring bike

€1.399,00

Santiago knows its heritage; cold-worked, air hardened steel (100% recycled) is...

Santiago Apex1 Flat Bar

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Santiago Apex1 Flat Bar

Reynolds steel touring bike

€1.399

Flat-barred single ring setup for low maintenance riding, geared up for going far with the comfort of a flat bar

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Buy Now. Deliveries from 6 September.

Buy Now

Santiago Apex1 Flat Bar

Reynolds steel touring bike

€1.399

Flat-barred single ring setup for low maintenance riding, geared up for going far with the comfort of a flat bar

Buy Now. Deliveries from 6 September.

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  • Customise

    Every Sonder bike is built to order so tell us exactly how you want it. Make any changes you want from the standard build and when you’re done, just hit “Add to bag” at the bottom of the page.

    Accessories

  • Fork

    • Santiago Fork Blue

    • Santiago Fork
    • Santiago Fork Grey

    • Santiago Fork
  • Handlebar

    • Sonder Aspect Riser 780mm

    • Sonder Aspect Riser [OEM]

      In general riser bars tend to be wider than flat bars and may have slightly more flex to give a more forgiving ride. As you go into descents and your arms drop below your knees the additional height gained on your front end will help you take control of the steep descents.

      That said you can get all bar types in a range of widths and stiffnesses and front end height can be adjusted with spacers like our Sonder Rings, so sometimes you just have to ignore the mumbojumbo and make your call on style and personal preference and there is nothing wrong with that.

    Saddle

    • Love Mud Abode / 138

    • Love Mud Abode [OEM]

      High density foam padding over a plastic base provides comfort and longevity. A v-shaped split at the rear of the saddle allows flex as you are riding, increasing shock absorbancy and reducing pressure on the spot between your sit bones.

      Scooped up at the back with a slight rise towards the nose the longitudinal profile provides a cupped, craddled seating position, a timeless, proven design for distance on and off the road or climbing in the mountains.

      Stainless steel rails give 50 mm of forward and back adjustment to help you find your sweet spot.

      All our Sonder bikes come with Abode fitted as standard.

    • Sonder Kura

      +€29,99

    • Sonder Kura [OEM]

      Adventure cycling is diverse; in the course of a single trip you can find km's of asphalt, traverse rutted grasslands, weave through thickly forest singletrack, climb loose gravel track or descend steep rocky trails.

      It is unlikely you are going to find a single saddle position for all of this terrain. With this in mind Kura has a flat longitudinal profile with a gentle lateral curvature to give an extended saddle area, allowing you to position yourself around the saddle as you move between road, downhill, and climbing.

      The honeycomb base reduces weight whilst still providing structure and support that adapts and flexes with your motion.

      Titanium rails giving 50 mm of forward and back adjustment to help you find your sweet spot. Titanium is more forgiving than steel so provides a little more comfort.

      Slightly wider than our Adobe saddle, it may provide additional comfort for riders with wider sit bones.

    • Brooks Cambium C17 Saddle All Weather Carved / Black

      +€54,99

    • Brooks Cambium C17 Saddle

      Not the chafe. The dreaded chafe. Once it begins, there’s no stopping the creep along your bum cheeks, every slight movement adding to the sting.

      Banish bum cheek blues with the Cambium C17. Based on the underlying structure of the classic Brooks B17 leather saddle, the Cambium C17 uses a vulcanised rubber base and organic cotton canvas upper for the top. Unlike leather, the top material is waterproof, completely maintenance-free, and eliminates the wearing-in process of a leather saddle.

      The saddle top is hung over the nose piece, rails and rear metal cantle like a hammock. This design, when combined with the saddle’s supple materials, allows the saddle to move with the rider, reducing chafing whilst still providing support. The C17 Cambium is narrower and a little racier in design than the B17.

    • Sonder Zone 133 / Black

      +€27,49

    • Sonder Zone [OEM]

      The Zone is designed for maximum pedalling efficiency and comfort on longer rides, whether on road or off it.

      • Chromoly rails with suspension system
      • Cut-out shape relieves pressure
      • High density foam seat for comfort

      We’ve selected a flat saddle profile that’s long enough to allow for lots of micro-adjustments to your riding position over the course of a full day on the bike. The nose width allows you to move forward over the pedals on climbs and sprints, and a tapered back enables you to get behind the saddle easily for switchback descents or technical off-road sections.

      We’ve chosen a nylon fibre saddle base to provide a stiff and stable pedalling platform for a low overall weight. This base is connected to the chromoly rails using a patented suspension system that reduces road buzz and improves comfort without compromising on support.

      High density foam stays comfortable for longer, adding to the saddle’s supportive platform. And a long central cut-out in the middle of the Zone relieves pressure on the perineum, allowing you to ride for longer.

    • Brooks B17 Saddle Standard / Black

      +€69,99

    • Brooks B17 Saddle

      Manufactured in the UK, a tough 5mm thick leather top is stretched from a thin metal cantle plate at the rear, over the rails to the nose piece and secured by rivets. This durable leather top eventually wears to the shape of the user’s ‘sit bones’ for a superior riding experience. With the right leather-care a Brooks saddle can easily last a lifetime of riding.

      It may seem counterintuitive, but firm and less cushioned saddles are proven to reduce friction while cycling which protects against chafing and rubbing. Should the hammock-like design of the saddle start to sag too much, the leather can be re-tensioned by tightening a bolt in the nose piece.

    Seatpost

    • Sonder Seatpost 27.2mm / 400mm

    • Sonder Seatpost [OEM]

      A seat post that is reliable and offers adjustability to help you find your ultimate riding position.

      Membar is all about adjustability. With a twist of your allen key the micro adjustment rail clamp allows the saddle angle to be fine tuned to your ideal position.

      Your saddle can be fitted with minimal faff thanks to a quick release action that allows the upper rail clamp to be released without removing the retaining bolt. The lower rail clamp is secured to the seat post which means that it will not fall in the mud when you are trying to fit your saddle.

    • Sonder Ingot 27.2mm Inline

      +€99,99

    • Sonder Ingot

      A lightweight titanium seat post is the ultimate accessory to complement your titanium frame or a simply an elegant weight saving upgrade from a standard aluminium post.

      At 240 grams Ingot is a full 76 grams lighter than our aluminium Membar seatpost. Being titanium it benefits from this materials legendary strength and elasticity, smoothing out the long hours in the saddle whilst at the same time reducing the weight, its a win win!

      With a twist of your allen key the micro adjustment rail clamp allows the saddle angle to be fine tuned to your ideal position.

      Lightweight, shiny and titanium - what other reasons do you need?!

  • Tubes

    • Tubeless Tyre Upgrade and Setup

      +€49,99

    • Tubeless Tyre Upgrade and Setup

      Go tubeless

    Wheels

    • Sonder Nova 700c Wheelset

    • Sonder Nova 700c [OEM] Wheelset

      1Sonder Novas are our reliable, versatile disc brake wheelset built for all seasons. Wide-tyred, tough, and versatile, the Nova 700c wheelset is ready for adventure on road and trail.

      19mm wide tubeless-ready rims are perfectly suited for 28 – 50mm tyres, which means more traction through a broader contact patch and lower rolling resistance. Novas are machine built for precision on Sonder’s sealed hubs, which are 12mm thru-axle front and rear.

      We’ve designed the Novas to be a reliable, long-term part of your bike. You could go round the world on them. Plain-gauge spokes mean that the Novas will stay strong when you load your bike up with luggage. Sealed bearings make them easy to look after. And a steel free-hub body will take years of abuse.

      Novas give a beautifully balanced ride, spin up to speed quickly and roll easily on super-smooth bearings. They’re the wheels we choose when we want to keep all our options open – road, gravel, luggage, doesn’t matter!

  • Pedals

    • No Pedals (none)

    • No Pedals
    • Sonder Reko

      +€59,99

    • Sonder Reko

      The Reko are lightweight SPD pedals designed gravel riding and cross-country mountain biking over longer distances.

      The Reko's platform-free design reduces the overall weight of the pedals to 145g per pedal for lighter, faster riding. Double-sided SPD bindings are easy to clip in and out of and their compact design means they're less likely to clog with muck on filthy winter rides.

      The clip-in design improves the efficiency of your pedal strokes, saving energy on long rides and improving power transfer on climbs, and gives you more control of the back end of the bike.

    • Sonder Contact

      +€49,99

    • Sonder Contact

      The Contact are lightweight SPD-SL compatible pedals with a large contact area for energy efficient road riding.

      The Contacts have a large, stiff platform, improving power transfer for sprints and climbs and supporting your feet for all-day spinning in comfort.

      The bigger contact area of the SPD-SL system is more energy efficient too, preserving your legs for those deceptively savage inclines at the end of your ride.

      The thermoplastic body and fibre-glass-reinforced binding keep the weight down to 148g per pedal, shaving vital grams from your drive chain.

  • Bottle cages

    • No Bottle Cages (none)

    • No Bottle Cages

    Mudguards

    • No Mudguards (none)

    • No Mudguards
    • Sonder Fender Front MTB

      +€5,99

    • Sonder Fender

      The Sonder Front Fender protects you from excessive mud splatter on wet, mucky trails. These lightweight plastic mudguards don’t require any special fixings on your bike and can be strapped straight onto your forks with 4 cable ties (supplied).

      Made from durable polypropylene, if the Fender does meet its end, it can be easily recycled by most councils or at your local recycling centres.

    Pannier

    • No Pannier Rack (none)

    • No Pannier Rack
Initial Price
€1.399
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Santiago Apex1 Flat Bar
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Total Price
€1.399
Description

Santiago knows its heritage; cold-worked, air hardened steel (100% recycled) is steeped in the history of long distance riding. But with bang up-to-date geometry, Santiago has a refreshing feel that you know will be good for years to come: 450 mm chainstays, 1.1 m wheelbase, 71 degree head angle, a fork rake of 55 and generous tyre clearance. This makes for a truly comfortable, fast, assured bike, both in its own right (audax slaying, winter riding) or when racked up for multi-month adventures.

At a Glance

  • SRAM Apex 11-speed groupset
  • Santiago Steel fork
  • Sonder Nova 700c wheelset
  • Reynolds 631 steel frame
Apex1

Apex 1 is a single ring 40 chainset with an 11 – 42t cassette in the back, giving you low enough gearing for tackling the climbs unloaded with the simplicity of a 1x chainset.

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Features

Reynolds 631 steel tubing

Durable, smooth and assured on those multi-month trips Reynolds 631 steel is an excellent material for round-the-world touring where you’re completely dependent on your bike. We’d be surprised if you needed to get your frame repaired, but it’s comforting to know that finding a steel welder in the middle of nowhere is far easier than getting your alloy frame repaired. 631 is made from 100% recycled steel too.

Traditional bike, contemporary geometry

Santiago’s takes classic road bike geometry as a starting point, with a longer wheelbase and higher stack height for a more comfortable riding position and assured ride, whether you’re travelling light or fully loaded up.

Generous tyre clearance

Clearance for up to 650b x 47 mm or 700c x 37 mm tyres that make your ride more comfortable and give better grip on the bitumen as you corner.

Full traditional mounts

With full rack and guard mountains, 3 sets of bottle cage bosses and extra cage mounts on the fork, Santiago can handle being fully loaded up.

Build Spec
Frameset
Frame:Santiago Frame / Reynolds 631 steel
Fork:Santiago Steel / non-tapered
Headset:FSA Orbit MX
Groupset
Shifters:Tektro R280 / 1x / 11-speed / hydraulic
Brakes:Tektro R280 / hydraulic / flat mount
Rotors:Tektro / 160mm / 6-bolt
Rear derailleur:SRAM Apex / 11-speed / long cage
Chainset:SRAM Apex 1 / 1x / 172.5mm / 40t
Cassette:SRAM PG1130 / 11-speed / 11-42t
Chain:SRAM PC1110 / 11-speed
Bottom bracket:SRAM GXP / BSA-threaded / 68mm
Wheelset
Wheels:Sonder Nova 700c
Tyres:WTB All Terrain / Comp / 700c x 35mm
Tubes:WTB Inner Tube / 700c x 38-45mm
Finishing kit
Handlebars:Sonder Aspect Riser
Stem:Sonder Storc
Seatpost:Sonder Seatpost / 27.2mm
Saddle:Sonder Abode
Bar tape:Sonder Reels / black
Weight
Frame:S: 1.73kg; M: 1.75kg; L: 1.84kg; XL: 1.92kg
Build:S: TBC; M: TBC; L: TBC; XL: TBC
Pedals not included with full builds
Geometry and Sizing

Sizing

Generally we recommend:
Small: Riders between 5ft 2in and 5ft 7in
Medium: Riders between 5ft 6in and 5ft 10in
Large: Riders between 5ft 9in and 6ft 2in
X-Large: Riders 6ft 2in 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 470 500 530 570
TT - Top tube 543 563 584 605
HT - Head tube 120 140 160 180
HA - Head angle 71 71 71 71
SA - Seat angle 73 73 72.5 72.5
CS - Chainstay 450 450 450 450
BB - BB drop 73 73 73 73
FO - Fork offset 55 55 55 55
WB - Wheelbase 1042 1063 1085 1106
SO - Stand over TBC TBC TBC TBC
RE - Reach 370 385 400 415
SK - Stack 566 585 604 623
Fork A-C 395 395 395 395
Frame Spec

Durable, comfortable, Reynolds steel frame

Weight (Frame and Fork): S: 3.3kg; M: 3.5kg; L: 3.7kg; XL: 3.9kg
Reynolds 631 steel, cold worked, air hardened seat tube, top tube and down tube
Chromoly fork and read frame
68 mm BSA threaded BB
Straight headtube (EC34) to fit 1 1/8” fork
100 mm front, 142 mm rear bolt-through dropouts
Standard 160 mm post mount disc brakes
Full rack/guard mounts
Tyre clearance for 700 x 37 mm, 650b x 47 mm tyres
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