You're building up a road bike for club rides or races, and you want an advanced aluminum frame with the sleek looks and handling characteristics normally found only in carbon models.A lightweight 300 Series Alpha Aluminum frame with shaped tubes, Invisible Weld Technology for seamless joints, and internal cable routing. Includes an Émonda SL carbon fork with a carbon steerer and a headset. Built for direct mount rim brakes.Carbon looks and ride quality, aluminum price point. If you thought alloy couldn't contend with carbon in beauty and performance, think again. Émonda ALR frameset is a value-minded ride that's perfectly comfortable taking a far more expensive carbon bike to the line.