Comparing the Allventure to the Allroads

We developed the AllVenture to meet the needs of readers of Adventure Cyclist. The riding that we think of as Adventure Riding -- a combination of everything with a leaning toward paved and dirt roads. Durabilty and simpliciry.

AttributeAllroadsAllventure
OverviewA true mixed-terrain bike:
30% paved
40% dirt roads
20% singletrack
Stable, secure, comfort, allday riding, ready for anything
50% paved, 35% dirt roads, 15% singletrack
Responsive, stiff drivetrain and some road feedback xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Key Discerning FeaturesFender mountsRack mounts
fender mounts
Optimal Ride TimeLove to be out for 3-6 hours. Happy to be out shorter or longer, too.Loves to be out all day -- 8 to 24 hours at a time. It's smooth and
Rider PositionOptimized for mixed-terrain riding: center of gravity slightly back off the front wheel. Slightly higher center of gravity for clearing obstacles. Slightly longer reach and lower front end for efficient rider position.Optimized for dirt road riding all day long. Low center of gravity for stabilty -- particualry with panniers. Slightly shorter reach and higher front end for 600k comfort. xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Paved RoadsSuper stable no-hands stabliltyLoves pavement. Stuck to it. Some road feel.
Dirt Roads
5 Drink Punch Card5 free drinks. A $22 value.
Class IV Roads10% off a Winter Wheelset10% off any wheelset of your choice. About a $60-$150 value.
Singletrack, Flowy10% off a Winter Wheelset10% off any wheelset of your choice. About a $60-$150 value.
Singletrack, Technical10% off a Winter Wheelset10% off any wheelset of your choice. About a $60-$150 value.
Handling Characteristics10% off a Winter WheelsetOptimized for a handlebar bag carrying about 7 lbs. Optimized for rear panniers carrying about 22 lbs. Without panniers the bike is an agile performer. With panniers, due to the frame geometry and tubeset sellection the bike is stable, predictable, and secure.
Climbing10% off a Winter Wheelset10% off any wheelset of your choice. About a $60-$150 value.
Descending10% off a Winter Wheelset10% off any wheelset of your choice. About a $60-$150 value.
Tire & Wheel Optimization10% off a Winter Wheelset10% off any wheelset of your choice. About a $60-$150 value.
Weight added -- front bag, saddle bags, etc.10% off a Winter Wheelset10% off any wheelset of your choice. About a $60-$150 value.

Everything else is nearly identical.