In-depth review: Sram Red eTap AXS 12-speed hydraulic road disc groupset

Stu Bowers Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 14:59 Sram Red eTap AXS is more refined than its predecessor and an improved user experience in almost every way. 4.5 / 5 £3,794 I am fortunate to be have been testing the new Sram Red eTap AXS 12-speed hydraulic road disc groupset for a few months already, well ahead of its official launch, giving me an opportunity to see where things have potentially improved over the first generation. The original eTap proved itself, beyond doubt, right up to the WorldTour level, and Sram would be completely justified in giving a two-finger salute to all those sceptics who were so quick to do-down wireless shifting, suggesting it had too many potential pitfalls to really be of benefit. I was eager to see if this new Red eTap AXS could truly build on the triumphs of its predecessor. Sram’s complete re-think on the available ...

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