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Ribble brings Reynolds 725 steel tubing to gravel range

New Gravel 725 is Ribble’s first dedicated steel gravel bike

Ribble has added an all-new Reynolds 725 steel model to the gravel range.

Ribble has launched the Gravel 725, its first steel gravel bike which features long, slack and low geometry.

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The Gravel model is also available in aluminium, titanium and carbon too, along with an electric gravel bike version built with Mahle’s rear hub drive.

Ribble already offers the CGR 725, which is pitched as an all-road bike rather than a dedicated gravel bike. This sits alongside the CGR titanium, CGR Aluminium, and CGR Carbon.

Ribble Gravel 725 highlights

  • Progressive geometry for more technical terrain
  • Three model range starting at £2,099
  • Frameset available at £1,299
  • 47mm tyre clearance for 650b wheels
  • Multiple mounts for luggage, internal routing, and a threaded bottom bracket

Reynolds 725

The bike is Ribble’s first steel gravel bike.
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The frame is built from triple-butted Reynolds 725 steel tubing and follows Ribble’s progressive long and low geometry as found on the existing gravel range.

With a long front centre, wide bar and short stem, the 725 aims to make more technical terrain easier to tackle.

There are proper mudguard eyelets and rack mounts on the seatstays.
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The frame is paired with a full carbon fork and has plenty of mounts that should make it a good choice for bike packing.

With rear rack mounts, triple boss cage mounts on the fork (which Ribble dub ‘Carryall’ mounts), mudguard mounts and top tube bento box mounts, you will be able to attach just about anything to the bike.

Internal cable routing is relatively rare on steel bikes.
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The bike also features full internal cable routing, which can make mounting bikepacking bags and other accessories easier.

Tyre clearances stand at 45mm for 700c wheels, rising to 47mm when running 650b gravel wheels. A mechanic-friendly threaded BSA bottom bracket rounds out the details.

Ribble Gravel 725 geometry

SizeXXSXSSMLXL
Seat tube length (mm)440460480500520540
Head tube length (mm)90110130150170190
Top tube length (mm)508522550570587603
Bottom bracket drop (mm)70706766.56565
Head tube angle (degrees)7070.571.571.57272
Seat tube angle (degrees)75.575.57473.573.373
Fork offset (mm)505050505050
Front centre (mm)594606611626639650
Chainstay length (mm)435435435435435435
Reach (mm)372.2380.8387.8396.9409413
Stack (mm)525546566584604625
Wheelbase (mm)1,020.401,0321,037.501,052.501,0661,076.60

Ribble Gravel 725 range overview

All three models come equipped with Mavic AllRoad 650b wheels and Halo GXC 47mm gravel tyres as standard.

The Gravel 725 Sport base model has a SRAM Apex groupset and costs £2,099. The Enthusiast model comes with SRAM Rival at £2,399, and the range tops out with the Rival AXS XPLR-equipped Pro model. The three bikes all feature 1x drivetrains.

You can customise your build with Ribble’s online bike builder.

Ribble Gravel 725 frameset

The new Gravel 725 is available as a frameset complete with a full carbon fork.
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  • Frame: Reynolds 725 Steel, Triple-Butted, Heat-Treated
  • Forks: Gravel 725, Full Carbon, Tapered, Carryall Mounts
  • Headset: LEVEL 44, 44mm External Cups, Black.
  • Price: £1,299

Ribble Gravel 725 Sport

The base model comes with Sram’s 1×11 Apex drivetrain.
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  • Groupset: SRAM Apex 1×11 Speed Hydraulic Disc
  • Frame: Reynolds 725 Steel, Triple-Butted, Heat-Treated
  • Forks: Gravel 725, Full Carbon, Tapered, Carryall Mounts
  • Headset: LEVEL 44, 44mm External Cups, Black
  • Wheels: Mavic Allroad 650b Disc, 12x100F/12x142R
  • Tyres: Halo GXC FD60, 650bx47, Tan Wall
  • Handlebar: LEVEL Gravel Riser Flared, 420/510mm
  • Stem: LEVEL 2 3D-Forged Alloy, Black, 31.8mm
  • Bar tape: LEVEL Embossed, Black
  • Seatpost: LEVEL 1 6061 Alloy, 27.2mm, 350mm
  • Seat clamp: LEVEL Alloy, Black, 30.0mm
  • Saddle: Selle Italia X3 Boost, Black
  • Price: £2,099

Ribble Gravel 725 Enthusiast

The Enthusiast model jumps up to SRAM Rival 1×11.
  • Groupset: SRAM Rival 1×11 Speed Hydraulic Disc
  • Frame: Reynolds 725 Steel, Triple-Butted, Heat-Treated
  • Forks: Gravel 725, Full Carbon, Tapered, Carryall Mounts
  • Headset: LEVEL 44, 44mm External Cups, Black
  • Wheels: Mavic Allroad 650b Disc, 12x100F/12x142R
  • Tyres: Halo GXC FD60, 650bx47, Tan Wall
  • Handlebar: LEVEL Gravel Riser Flared, 420/510mm
  • Stem: LEVEL 2 3D-Forged Alloy, Black, 31.8mm
  • Bar tape: LEVEL Embossed, Black
  • Seatpost: LEVEL 1 6061 Alloy, 27.2mm, 350mm
  • Seat clamp: LEVEL Alloy, Black, 30.0mm
  • Saddle: Selle Italia X3 Boost, Black
  • Price: £2,399

Ribble Gravel 725 Pro

The top-spec model gets a Rival AXS XPLR groupset.
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  • Groupset: SRAM Rival XPLR eTap AXS 1×12 Speed Hydraulic Disc
  • Frame: Reynolds 725 Steel, Triple-Butted, Heat-Treated
  • Fork: Gravel 725, Full Carbon, Tapered, Carryall Mounts
  • Headset: LEVEL 44, 44mm External Cups, Black
  • Wheels: Mavic Allroad 650b Disc, 12x100F/12x142R
  • Tyres: Halo GXC FD60, 650bx47, Tan Wall
  • Handlebar: LEVEL Gravel Riser Flared, 420/510mm
  • Stem: LEVEL 2 3D-Forged Alloy, Black, 31.8mm
  • Bar tape: LEVEL Embossed, Black
  • Seatpost: LEVEL 1 6061 Alloy, 27.2mm, 350mm
  • Seat clamp: LEVEL Alloy, Black, 30.0mm
  • Saddle: Fizik Taiga, S-Alloy, Black
  • Price: £2,899