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Cairn BRAVe 1.0 Drop Bar 2021
Cairn BRAVe 1.0 Drop Bar 2021
Cairn BRAVe 1.0 Drop Bar 2021
Cairn BRAVe 1.0 Drop Bar 2021
Cairn BRAVe 1.0 Drop Bar 2021
Cairn BRAVe 1.0 Drop Bar 2021
Cairn BRAVe 1.0 Drop Bar 2021
Cairn BRAVe 1.0 Drop Bar 2021
Cairn BRAVe 1.0 Drop Bar 2021

Cairn BRAVe 1.0 Drop Bar 2021

A 21st century take on the touring bike, the BRAVe takes all the great features of gravel and mountain bikes and combines them into one do-it-all bike.

With mountain bike inspired geometry and the excellent Shimano Steps E7000 system you can now make your back-country adventures truly electrified.

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Please don't miss out, order now. Our frames are in high demand due to their unique specifications. Please be aware that we are working hard to meet demand. Unfortunately sales often outstrip supply, so please order now to avoid disappointment.

PURPOSE

The 48 Limitless Aero Disc will come fully equipped with CeramicSpeed's industry-leading hybrid ceramic bearings, even in the freehub body.

Learn More

CeramicSpeed clearly need little introduction. We were honoured when they approached us last year to work together for the LIMITLESS project. As you know, CeramicSpeed bearings are renowned for their low rolling resistance, and are chosen by the top international athletes and teams.

All CeramicSpeed Balls are of the highest quality Grade 3 Silicon Nitride, featuring the highest achievable surface finish and roundness. The quality of the balls is what determines the performance and lifetime of a bearing. The CeramicSpeed Balls feature unparalleled impact strength, smoothness, roundness and brittleness.

It's Time To Feel BRAVe!

Gravel Bike, Rigid Mountain Bike, Monster Cross, Touring Bike, Back Country or Gravduro. Whatever you want to call it ...be BRAVE!

 

Learn More

We wanted a bike to take us back to the core of what cycling is all about. Adventure! Getting out on your bike, not for aero gains or jibbing (no we don’t know what this is either).

Basically, exploring what the world has to offer regardless of the terrain, loading up or just riding because you can and let’s face it there is no better way to see the world than from a bike.

 

BRAVe 1.0 Drop Bar

The BRAVe 1.0 combines MTB inspired handling and specification choices - so you can traverse mountains, gravel trails, tow paths with ease and in full comfort and control.

Learn More

Ritchey’s super flared Beacon bar provides the controlled feel of a flat bar with the benefits of having multiple hand positions on long days in the saddle. Vee Rubbers Crown Gem 2.6 tubeless tyres combine excellent all-round, all -weather handling with super low rolling resistance. Sram's Apex hydraulic group set combined with their 180mm Centreline rotors bring high end 1 x specific technology to affordable price points. Combined with 180mm Centreline rotors, the BRAVe 1.0 really does set you on the right path to adventure, both near and far.

The Design

The Cairn BRAVe features a balanced geometry that wouldn’t look out of place on either a mountain bike or a gravel bike. Compared to a gravel bike though it’s slacker and longer which brings better stability and control, whilst keeping the steering manageable for the fully loaded days. The shorter seat tubes, taller stack height and 29 x 2.6 tyre clearance increase comfort to almost sofa by the fire levels. The larger tyre width, matched with a more controllable 60nm of torque from the Shimano E7000 system and 180mm disc rotors all combine to keeping you upright and in control on the trail.

Learn More

This balanced feel means you have the option to run the BRAVe as a drop bar or a flat bar bike. The choice is yours - whether you are a mountain biker looking to get off-piste and explore those areas outside of the bike park or a road or gravel rider looking for that more capable off-road machine without losing the sense of speed that you get from being on the drops.

Regardless of how you ride or where you ride, the BRAVe has a ton of useful everyday features that make this possible. The semi integrated 630wh external fitted battery is hard to ignore but makes room for frame bags as well as faff free removal and a massive range. Places to mount bottle cages and gear are evident all over the frame. We have 5 different locations featuring 14 bosses to mount all of those big ride needs. Boost hub spacing makes the huge tyre clearance possible and a lowered fork bridge keeps fender compatibility.

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KEY SPECS

The Fastest Wheelset Is The Sum Of The Fastest Parts

Limitless Rims

Wind tunnel developed, features disc-specific, unidirectional T24/30 rims, offering 22.5mm internal and 35mm external widths, and a 48mm u-shape aero profile.

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PATENTED LIMITLESS TECHNOLOGY

In order to create the most aerodynamic & stable shape for the tyre, a rim bed of 22.5mm is needed. With the tyre profile this creates, the ideal shape of the rim curves out to an external width of 35mm. To overcome the weight penalty associated with this, we use a (non-structural) low density expanding polymer insert, inside a channel carved out during pre-preg.

This is bonded to the carbon during the curing process, resulting in an exceptionally strong bond. The density of carbon is 1.6g per cubic centimetre, whereas the polymer insert weighs just 0.7g per cubic centimetre, resulting in a (rotational) mass loss of just over 50g per rim. This patented technology enables us to consider the limits of material properties, and smash right past them.

The Details

• Wind tunnel tested, aerodynamically optimised for 25-28c tyres.

• Disc-specific tubeless-ready profile.

• H-lock bead-seat up-kicks for easy and secure tubeless installation.

• Unidirectional T24/30 carbon fibre with 3K weave re-enforced spoke holes.

• Matt black base finished with matt white contrasting graphics.

BRAVe 1.0 Drop Bar Full Specification

Frame

6061-T6 alloy with fully internal cable routing, mounts for 2 x bottle cage, top tube fuel bag, kickstand, rack and fend

Fork

Full Alloy with Mount for Anything cages, Fenders and Rack.

Rims

Ryde Disc 30 Tubeless Rims.

Hubs

Formula Boost Sealed Bearing Hubs, 32H

Tyres

Vee Tire Crown Gem 29 x 2.6 Tackle Compound, Tubeless Ready

Shifters

Sram Apex 1

Rear Mech

Sram Apex 1

Cassette

Sunrace 11 - 42t

Chainring

Shimano SM-CRE80 38t

Chain

KMC X11

Crank

Shimano FC-E8000

Brakes

Sram Apex 1

Rotors

Centreline 180mm

Handlebar

Ritchey Beacon Comp

Stem

Cairn Adventure 60mm

Motor

Shimano Steps E7000

Battery

Shimano BT8016 630wh

Display

Shimano SC-E7000


Speed Limitations

  • UK/EU/ROW – All Cairn Bicycles sold in the UK/EU/ROW will be set to the maximum pedal-assisted speed limit of 15.5mph or 25kph.
  • US/NA – All Cairn Bicycles sold in North America will be set up per Class 1 status, allowing the bike to assist to 20mph or 32kph only when the rider is pedalling.

SHIMANO STEPS

With nearly 100 years in the game. Shimano know what they are doing when it comes to bicycle components. With Steps, Shimano brings that 100 years of knowledge and high-quality componentry to E-Bike world.

See Full Details

The Cairn BRAVE is equipped with the Shimano STEPS E7000 drive unit. At only 2.8kg for the drive unit it packs a punch with up to 60nm of torque on offer. The compact unit features a narrow Q-Factor (177mm, that’s the how wide your feet are apart) and helps to clear obstacles with a natural pedalling feeling.

With the Shimano Steps E-Tube App, choose from 2 pre-set modes dynamic, explore or a fully customisable option. Fine tune the ride to your exacting needs and preferences and get the most out of Shimano’s 4 assistance levels.

 

Support Modes

Choose from four levels of assistance or pedal without any help, its that simple.

Read More

Boost:

Complete support for a max boost and expert climbing – choose between high, medium, or low level of assist

Trail:

Intuitively smooth gradated support through technical terrain. Automatically adjusts its level of support based on pedal pressure. Choose between high, medium, or low level of assist.

Eco:

Solid support for those long expeditions.

Power Walk Assist:

Assists you when you need to get off the bike and walk it – simple to activate

 

Battery

Shimano BT-E6018 is the largest battery on offer at 630Wh. That should mean much longer between re-charges.

Read More

Whether you have a big day planned in the mountains or multiple days without an opportunity to plug in, used wisely that is 25% more battery capacity than most 500wh batteries on the market.

At 3.5kg the compact unit means unlike internal tube batteries it keeps the weight lower in the frame and keeping removal for charging and security faff free.

REVIEWS

Bike Magazine & Website Expert's View

Singletrack Charged First Ride

"Fast and light enough to make road and easy gravel track riding fun, but burly and stable enough to make chunky off-road riding a blast too."


Offroad.cc Review

"Cairn has delivered a bike that manages to not only cross between established categories but create its own with the BRAVe."


SIZING & GEOMETRY

Find The Perfect Size

Finding the right size for your bike is crucial. Whilst every individual will have a slightly different bike fit preference, we strongly advise you to check the size chart below. Feedback from our customers states that it is a very good fit guide.

If you are still unsure, use the Smartfit size calculator (click on "What's my size" near the add to cart button) to determine the best size for you. The calculations are based on scientific algorithms and data from 80,000 body measurements and more than a 100,000 bike model datasets.

Of course if you have any further questions please do get in touch with our friendly customer service consisting of real world riders like you.

60-DAY RIDE GUARANTEE

60-Day Ride Guarantee

We understand that buying a new e-bike is a big decision. To help you with that, we are so confident that you'll be happy with your Cairn E-bike, that we offer a full 60 days to ride it. If at any point during these 60 days you wish to return it for a full refund (or a product swap) please email explore@cairncycles.com, or call us on the phone number at the foot of our website. Unfortunately, we cannot offer a refund on any item that has suffered severe or crash damage within this period. However, we do offer a crash replacement discount scheme, so please contact us via email or phone and we will help.

Warranty

Cairn Cycles warranty is only valid if it is purchased through Cairn Cycles or an authorised dealer. The warranty is void if your Cairn bicycle was not purchased direct or with an un-authorised dealer, if you are not the original owner, or it has been subject to non-normal use. Non-normal use conditions mean the bike has been subjected to tricks, stunts, skate parks, pump tracks, ramps, bike parks, north shore style, trials riding, commercial or hire activities. All riding should be done within the intended use of the bicycle, see intended uses page for more details. Warranty does not apply to normal wear and tear, abuse, neglect, improper assembly or maintenance as well as crash damage or non-original parts.

Complete Bicycle

All bikes will have a 1-year complete bicycle warranty, as long as the bicycle was purchase from Cairn Cycles direct or an authorised dealer. This will cover any defective materials or workmanship for one year from the date of purchase. This will be subject to condition and use within the intended us guidelines.

Frame

All Cairn Cycles frames will be covered for a period of 5 years from the date of purchase by the original owner. Subject to normal and intended use, regular maintenance and inspection by Cairn Cycles.

Fork

All Cairn Cycles forks (for suspension fork warranty please see the manufactures website or manual) will be covered for a period of 5 years from the date of purchase to the original owner. Subject to normal and intended use, regular maintenance and inspection by Cairn Cycles.

Wheels

All Hunt Bike Wheels are provided with a 3-year warranty against material or workmanship defects. The warranty period runs from the purchase date. For more information visit help.huntbikewheels.com/support/home

Components

The individual components of your bicycle will have a warranty period as well, which is specific to the manufacture or the component. These will be either outlined in the provided manuals at point of purchase or the details can be found on the manufacturers

WAYS TO BUY

We are pleased to offer several ways to purchase your new bike. Choose between full payment, deposit only, finance or cyclescheme. Which ever suits you best.

Finance With Klarna

We're excited to announce we have partnered with Klarna to bring you new ways to pay at checkout. It's safe and simply way to get the bike you want, when you want it!

Finance available for only £109.66 per month (9.9% APR) over 24 months (12 and 36 months also available). Choose finance option when you add your bike to the basket and click Klarna at the checkout. Finance only available in UK Mainland

Cyclescheme

Cyclescheme is the UK’s leading provider of tax-free bikes for the Government’s Cycle to Work initiative.

It’s a brilliant programme where everyone wins – employees make big savings on new bikes, whilst employers get a healthier, more motivated workforce and everyone enjoys significant savings. Find out more

 Deposit Option - Fully Refundable

If bikes are available to pre-order, we offer you the option to put down a small fully refundable deposit, which secures you a bike for the date which is shown. 

If you choose to put down a deposit, we will contact you a few days before the bike arrives so you can pay the remaining amount. 

Product Availability

Please don't miss out, order now. Our bikes are in high demand due to their unique superior specifications. Please be aware that we are working hard to meet demand. Unfortunately sales often outstrip supply, so please order now to avoid 

The availability status below the "Add To Cart" button gives an indication of when delivery can be expected. 

LIMITED STOCK

If bikes are showing  LIMITED STOCK, we have small numbers for immediate dispatch from our UK warehouse. Please allow for 3-4 working days in order for us to fully prepare your bike for it's new adventure. 

PRE-ORDER 

If the bike you would like is currently unavailable, you are able to pre-order for delivery at the advertised date. See below for deposit options available. 

Whatever you want to call it ...be BRAVe!

It's Time to Feel BRAVe

Gravel Bike, rigid mountain bike, monster cross, touring bike, back country or gravduro. Whatever you want to call it ...be BRAVe!

A 21st century take on the touring bike, the BRAVe takes all the great features of gravel and mountain bikes and combines them into one do-it-all bike. We wanted a bike that takes us back to the core of what cycling is all about - adventure! Getting out on your bike, not for aero gains or jibbing (no we don’t know what this is either) but for pure fun.

Basically, exploring what the world has to offer regardless of the terrain, loading up or just riding because you can and, let’s face it, there is no better way to see the world than from a bike.

BRAVe 1.0 Drop Bar

The BRAVe 1.0 combines MTB inspired handling and specification choices - so you can traverse mountains, gravel trails, tow paths with ease and in full comfort and control.

     

 

Read More

Ritchey’s super flared Beacon bar provides the controlled feel of a flat bar, with the benefits of having multiple hand positions on long days in the saddle. Maxxis Rekon Race tubeless tyres combines super low rolling resistance, with unprecedented all - surface handling. SRAM's Apex hydraulic group set combined, with their 180mm Centreline rotors, bring high end 1 x specific technology to affordable price points. Combined with 180mm Centreline rotors, the BRAVe 1.0 really does set you on the right path to adventure, both near and far.

The Design

The Cairn BRAVe features a balanced geometry that wouldn’t look out of place on either a mountain bike or a gravel bike. Comparative to a gravel bike it's slacker and longer, which brings better stability and control, whilst keeping the steering manageable for the fully loaded days. The shorter seat tubes, taller stack height and 29 x 2.5 tyre clearance increase comfort to 'sofa by the fire' levels. The larger tyre width, matched with a more controllable 60nm of torque from the Shimano E7000 system and 180mm disc rotors, all combine to keeping you upright and in control on the trail.

     

 

Read More

This balanced feel means you have the option to run the BRAVe as a drop bar or a flat bar bike. The choice is yours - whether you are a mountain biker looking to get off-piste and explore the areas outside of the bike park or a road, or gravel rider looking for that more capable off-road machine, without losing the sense of speed that you get from being on the drops.

Regardless of how you ride or where you ride, the BRAVe has a ton of useful everyday features that make this possible. The semi integrated 630wh external fitted battery is hard to ignore but makes room for frame bags as well as faff free removal and a massive range. Places to mount bottle cages and gear are evident all over the frame. We have 5 different locations, featuring 14 bosses to mount all of those big ride needs. Boost hub spacing makes the huge tyre clearance possible and a lowered fork bridge keeps fender compatibility.

BRAVe 1.0 Drop Bar Full Specification

Frame

  • 6061-T6 alloy with Fully internal cable routing, Mounts for 3 x Bottle Cage (2 x on Small Size), Top tube fuel bag, Kickstand, Rack and Fenders.

Fork

  • Full Alloy with Mount for Anything cages, Fenders and Rack.

Rims

Ryde Disc 30 Tubeless Rims

Hubs

Formula Boost Sealed Bearing Hubs, 32H

Tyres

  • Maxxis Rekon Race 29 x 2.35 EXO TR Tanwall

Shifters

SRAM Apex 1 11 Speed

Rear Mech

SRAM Apex 1 11 Speed

Cassette

Sunrace 11-42t

Chainring

Shimano SM-CRE80 38t

Chain

KMC X11

Crankset

Shimano FC-E8000, 170mm

Brakes

SRAM Apex 1 Hydraulic Disc

Rotors

Sram Centreline 180mm 6 Bolt

Handlebar

Ritchey Beacon Comp, 80mm Drop, 65mm Reach, 36 Degree Flare, 4.5 degree Backsweep

Stem

Cairn Adventure 60mm, 7 Degrees, 31.8mm

Seatpost

Cairn Alloy 30.9mm 0mm Offset

Motor

Shimano Steps E7000

Battery

Shimano BT8016 630wh

Display

Shimano SC-E7000


Speed Limitations

  • UK/EU/ROW – All Cairn Bicycles sold in the UK/EU/ROW will be set to the maximum pedal-assisted speed limit of 15.5mph or 25kph.

  • US/NA – All Cairn Bicycles sold in North America will be set up per Class 1 status, allowing the bike to assist to 20mph or 32kph only when the rider is pedalling.

With nearly 100 years in the game, Shimano know what they are doing when it comes to bicycle components. With Steps, Shimano brings that 100 years of knowledge and high-quality componentry to E-Bike world.

Read More

The Cairn BRAVE is equipped with the Shimano STEPS E7000 drive unit. At only 2.8kg for the drive unit it packs a punch with up to 60nm of torque on offer. The compact unit features a narrow Q-Factor (177mm, that’s the how wide your feet are apart) and helps to clear obstacles with a natural pedalling feeling.

With the Shimano Steps E-Tube App, choose from 2 pre-set modes dynamic, explore or a fully customisable option. Fine tune the ride to your exacting needs and preferences and get the most out of Shimano’s 4 assistance levels.

 

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Support Modes

Boost:

Complete support for a max boost and expert climbing – choose between high, medium, or low level of assist

Trail:

Intuitively smooth gradated support through technical terrain. Automatically adjusts its level of support based on pedal pressure. Choose between high, medium, or low level of assist.

Eco:

Solid support for those long expeditions.

Power Walk Assist:

Assists you when you need to get off the bike and walk it – simple to activate

Battery

Shimano BT-E6018 is the largest battery on offer at 630Wh. That should mean much longer between re-charges, so whether you have a big day planned in the mountains or multiple days without an opportunity to plug in, used wisely it'll provide 25% more battery capacity than most 500wh batteries on the market.

At 3.5kg the compact unit means that unlike internal tube batteries, it keeps the weight lower in the frame and keeps the removal for charging and security faff free.

Find The Perfect Size

Finding the right size for your bike is crucial. Whilst every individual will have a slightly different bike fit preference, we strongly advise you to check the size chart below. Feedback from our customers states that it is a very good fit guide.

If you are still unsure, use the Smartfit size calculator (click on "What's my size" near the add to cart button) to determine the best size for you. The calculations are based on scientific algorithms and data from 80,000 body measurements and more than a 100,000 bike model datasets.

Of course if you have any further questions please do get in touch with our friendly customer service consisting of real world riders like you.

Size Chart

Bike Magazine & Website Expert's View

Singletrack Charged First Ride

'Buy if you want a great gravel bike and like the idea of assistance with it.'

Offroad.cc Review

"Cairn has delivered a bike that manages to not only cross between established categories but create its own with the BRAVe."

60-Day Ride Guarantee

60-Day Ride Guarantee

We understand that buying a new e-bike is a big decision. To help you with that, we are so confident that you'll be happy with your Cairn E-bike, that we offer a full 60 days to ride it. If at any point during these 60 days you wish to return it for a full refund (or a product swap) please email explore@cairncycles.com, or call us on the phone number at the foot of our website. Unfortunately, we cannot offer a refund on any item that has suffered severe or crash damage within this period. However, we do offer a crash replacement discount scheme, so please contact us via email or phone and we will help.


Warranty

Cairn Cycles warranty is only valid if it is purchased through Cairn Cycles or an authorised dealer. The warranty is void if your Cairn bicycle was not purchased direct or with an un-authorised dealer, if you are not the original owner, or it has been subject to non-normal use. Non-normal use conditions mean the bike has been subjected to tricks, stunts, skate parks, pump tracks, ramps, bike parks, north shore style, trials riding, commercial or hire activities. All riding should be done within the intended use of the bicycle, see intended uses page for more details. Warranty does not apply to normal wear and tear, abuse, neglect, improper assembly or maintenance as well as crash damage or non-original parts.

Complete Bicycle

All bikes will have a 1-year complete bicycle warranty, as long as the bicycle was purchase from Cairn Cycles direct or an authorised dealer. This will cover any defective materials or workmanship for one year from the date of purchase. This will be subject to condition and use within the intended us guidelines.

Frame

All Cairn Cycles frames will be covered for a period of 5 years from the date of purchase by the original owner. Subject to normal and intended use, regular maintenance and inspection by Cairn Cycles.

Fork

All Cairn Cycles forks (for suspension fork warranty please see the manufactures website or manual) will be covered for a period of 5 years from the date of purchase to the original owner. Subject to normal and intended use, regular maintenance and inspection by Cairn Cycles.

Wheels

All Hunt Bike Wheels are provided with a 3-year warranty against material or workmanship defects. The warranty period runs from the purchase date. For more information visit our help pages

Components

The individual components of your bicycle will have a warranty period as well, which is specific to the manufacture or the component. These will be either outlined in the provided manuals at point of purchase or the details can be found on the manufacturers

Ways to Buy

We are pleased to offer several ways to purchase your new bike. Choose between full payment, deposit only, finance or cyclescheme. Which ever suits you best.

Finance With Klarna

We're excited to announce we have partnered with Klarna to bring you new ways to pay at checkout. It's safe and simply way to get the bike you want, when you want it!

Find out More

Slice It (Finance) - 12, 24 or 36 months @ 9.9% APR (UK only)

Apply for monthly financing during checkout. It’s a simple, 2-step application process with an instant decision. When approved, you can manage your payments and get payment reminders in the Klarna App. Read more here.

Term 12 months 24 months 36 months

Spend

£209.45 per month

£109.66 per month

£76.50 per month

Total Amount Payable

£2,513.41

£2,631.95

£2,708.61

Interest Rate

9.90% Representative APR

9.90% Representative APR

9.90% Representative APR

*If you do not make your full monthly payment, the interest free arrangement will cease and you'll be required to pay interest on all future payments at 18.9% APR Representative. Missing payments can have serious consequences for you. Your credit rating may be affected which will make it more difficult or more expensive for you to obtain credit in the future.

  Cyclescheme

We are delighted to announce that Cyclescheme is now available on Cairn Cycles.

Cyclescheme is the UK’s leading provider of tax-free bikes for the Government’s Cycle to Work initiative.

It’s a brilliant programme where everyone wins – employees make big savings on new bikes, whilst employers get a healthier, more motivated workforce and everyone enjoys significant savings. Find out more.


Deposit Option - Fully Refundable

If the bike is available to pre-order, we offer you the option to put down a small fully refundable deposit, which secures you the bike for the date that is shown.

If you choose to put down a deposit, we will contact you a few days before the bikes arrives, so you can pay the remaining amount and get your bike in time.


Product Availability

Don't miss out, order now - Please be aware that our bikes are in high demand due to their unique superior specifications. We are working hard to meet demand, but unfortunately sales often outstrip supply, so please order now to avoid disappointment.
 

The availability status below the "Add To Cart" button gives an indication of when delivery can be expected.

LIMITED STOCK

If wheels are showing LIMITED STOCK, we have small numbers for immediate dispatch from our UK warehouse. Please allow for 3-4 working days in order for us to fully prepare your bike for it's new adventure.

PRE-ORDER

If the bike you would like is currently unavailable, you are able to pre-order for delivery at the advertised date. See below for deposit options available.