We develop with passion.
Cycling is addictive! Our engineers and developers are bike enthusiasts, too. Many ideas come to us while we are on our bikes. Discover the variety of innovation that is part of our bikes. We aim at producing and using the very best material. Discover with us the passion for technical refinements down to every detail. This is what makes up the ROSE brand: We build top notch bikes with passion and put our bikes to the test regularly. Every bike – every one-of-a-kind bicycle – is assembled by hand in Bocholt. Numerous tests prove that ROSE bikes are among the best bikes in the world – see for yourself!
When it goes up and down, when you follow your nose, go wherever the road leads you, the Granite Chief is in its element. A weight of 12,9 kilograms provides best touring and uphill qualities without forgetting the downhill fun. For this, you have the new excellent “Rock Shox Pike RC” suspension fork with a travel of 150 mm at the front. It is a perfect compromise between low weight and convincing performance and, thanks to 35 mm upper fork tubes, it also is extremely torsion-resistant. Two “Formula RX” brakes stop the Chief, at the front there’s the large 203 mm rotor, at the rear it’s a 180 mm one. The disc brake combines a radial main brake cylinder with a brake caliper made from one piece and thus provides brute force and good braking power modulation.
With the Granite Chief 1, the trail fun begins: 150 mm of travel can take a lot and the bike’s touring qualities are excellent. A well-developed frame concept meets great features: solid, robust and best functionality. The “Rock Shox Monarch RT3” rear shock has been especially tailored to our requirements and to the Chief. It stands out for its high versatility and its sensitive response. The wheels of the Swiss manufacturer DT Swiss should also be mentioned. The M 1900 Spline is a high-quality system wheelset par excellence: perfectly made, light and with aerodynamic spokes they upgrade the Granite Chief 1.