Richie Porte's Trek Madone SLR 9 Disc eTap — gallery

Richie Porte's Trek Madone SLR 9 Disc eTap — gallery

This article first appeared on Cyclingnews . Richie Porte ( Trek-Segafredo ) began his 2019 season with a new team, a new bike and an unreleased groupset. SRAM's new 12-speed RED eTap AXS groupset was still unreleased at the race — where the Tasmanian finished second on general classification and won the final stage — but was being used by the entire Trek-Segafredo and Katusha-Alpecin squads, as well as Trek-Segafredo and CCC Team in the Santos Women's Tour Down Under. SRAM 12-speed RED eTap AXS HRD review Trek-Segafredo announce SRAM partnership The new groupset opens up new gearing combinations as the extra cog allows for a 10-tooth option on the cassette, as well as a larger bottom gear. Porte opted for the 50/37 chainring option combined with a 10-28t cassette, a similar combination to traditional racing gearing of 53/39x11-25. Trek-Segafredo is one of a number of teams in the WorldTour ...

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25 of the best SRAM Red eTap AXS road bikes from Specialized, Canyon, 3T, Cannondale and more

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Specialized, Canyon, Orbea and more bikes available with SRAM’s new 12-speed groupset

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Meet the hot new bikes already wearing SRAM's 12-speed eTap AXS groupset

Meet the hot new bikes already wearing SRAM's 12-speed eTap AXS groupset

The launch of the new SRAM RED eTap AXS 12-speed groupset has made headlines in the cycling world and it comes as no surprise that, following its release, some of the biggest brands are releasing their flagship framesets draped in these exciting new parts. SRAM 12-speed RED eTap AXS HRD review 3T launch full bike range equipped with SRAM 12-speed Our senior tech editor Warren Rossiter has been riding the groupset for around three months now and has given SRAM’s range-topping product a perfect, five-star review . Alongside the five-star performance is a five-star price tag, with SRAM retailing the groupset for a whopping £3,349 / $3,648 / €3,618. As you might expect, frame manufacturers have reserved their best — and equally most expensive — models to be paired with the groupset. Specialized Specialized S-Works Tarmac Specialized S-Works Venge BMC BMC Teammachine SLR01 Disc LTD Orbea Orbea Orca M11iLTD Orbea ...

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Video First Look: SRAM's radical new groupset in detail plus Q&A with SRAM engineers

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A detailed video of SRAM's new Red eTap AXS 12-speed groupset

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SRAM RED eTap AXS – 12-speed wireless groupset with radical new approach to gearing launched + Video

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We take a close look at SRAM’s wireless electronic groupset, which goes 12-speed with bigger gear range. And an app

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20 of the best SRAM Red eTap AXS road bikes

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Specialized, Canyon, Orbea and more bikes available with SRAM’s new 12-speed groupset

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Bike brands start to roll out Sram Red eTap AXS-equipped bikes

Sam Challis 6 Feb 2019 The Specialized Tarmac, Venge and the BMC Teammachine all get the 12-speed treatment and tasty paint schemes to match The 12-speed Sram eTap AXS groupset has now been officially released so, right on cue, the bike industry’s big names are presenting their eTap AXS-equipped models. Most brands offer Dura-Ace Di2 equivalents already so to distinguish the new options beyond the groupset, brands have devised eTap AXS-specific paint jobs that aim to complement the chrome-and-carbon looks of the groupset. BMC has chosen to match the black and carbon elements of the groupset by rolling out a stealthy, black-grey Teammachine SLR01 Disc while Specialized has taken a bolder approach, opting to accent the polished aluminium parts of eTap AXS with a shining silver scheme. It is a move that, in our opinion, suits the redesigned chainset of the groupset particularly well. Image 3 of 5 Image 3 ...

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3T launches full bike range equipped with SRAM 12-speed

3T launches full bike range equipped with SRAM 12-speed

The news has broken and details have been released about the new 12-speed SRAM Red eTap AXS groupsets, and boundary-pushing bike manufacturer 3T has announced all three of its frame models are available with the new groupset. The 3T Strada, Strada Due and Exploro are now all available to purchase as full builds with the SRAM Red eTap AXS HRD and all priced at £8,990. SRAM 12-speed RED eTap AXS HRD review SRAM X01 Eagle AXS wireless drivetrain first ride review RockShox Reverb AXS wireless dropper post first ride review 3T has made headlines with its bikes since the inception of its framesets. The first frameset from the brand was the gravel-focused Exploro , which addressed stiffness, weight, comfort and aerodynamics in a discipline where some aspects are overlooked. Next came the 1X-only, disc brake-only, road-focused 3T Strada , which caused controversy in professional cycling with a string of stories ...

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First ride: SRAM reimagines gear range with Red eTap AXS

First ride: SRAM reimagines gear range with Red eTap AXS

The new SRAM eTap AXS drivetrain features smaller chainrings, a wider cassette range, a novel hydraulic rear derailleur clutch, and much more. Read the full article at First ride: SRAM reimagines gear range with Red eTap AXS on VeloNews.com .

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SRAM Red eTap AXS first-ride review: More than just another sprocket

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Without a doubt, SRAM’s new Red eTap AXS wireless road groupset will be talked about because of its move to a 12-speed cassette. Although the gearing philosophy plays a key role in the Chicago company’s flagship product, there are plenty of other notable changes, such as faster shifting, 1x or 2x drivetrain options, enhanced cross-compatibility … The post SRAM Red eTap AXS first-ride review: More than just another sprocket appeared first on CyclingTips .

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SRAM Eagle AXS: Wireless shifting and a matching dropper seatpost

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SRAM has set the Eagle (cable) free. Almost an entire year after it was first sighted in pro racing, SRAM is finally ready to tell (and sell!) all of its new wireless 12-speed, single-ring mountain bike drivetrain. The new Eagle AXS drivetrains have been announced alongside the previously sighted SRAM Red 12-speed road groupset, and … The post SRAM Eagle AXS: Wireless shifting and a matching dropper seatpost appeared first on CyclingTips .

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RockShox Reverb AXS wireless dropper post first ride review

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SRAM's all-new wireless Reverb AXS dropper post comes with a slight weight penalty over the mechanical equivalent and certainly isn't cheap at £700 / $800 / €800, but the ease of setup and, so far, the flawless function has absolutely won me over. SRAM X01 Eagle AXS wireless drivetrain review SRAM Red eTap AXS wireless drivetrain review You may well have seen certain bikes at various races or events during 2018 sporting the new Reverb AXS post, but that said, sightings were rare at best and nowhere near as common as that of the new Eagle AXS drivetrain. As it turns out, SRAM has actually been cooking up this wireless gem since as far back as 2016 and, as of right now, it’s officially available to the public. I flew to Tucson, Arizona for a few days in a bid to get to know the new Reverb AXS a little ...

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SRAM 12-speed RED eTap AXS HRD review

SRAM 12-speed RED eTap AXS HRD review

SRAM's new wireless RED eTap AXS road groupset has 12 gears, approaches road gearing in a totally new way, is available in either 1x or 2x setups and features a clutch. It's set to cost £3,349 / $3,648 / €3,618 for the 2x HRD RED version we have tested over the last few months. In the world of bike tech ‘game-changing’ is a hyperbolic phrase that gets bandied left, right and centre. Small gains in aerodynamics here or weight loss from a bike’s chassis there are often breathlessly described as game-changing, when in fact they’re merely reasonable, expected gains brought about through refinement by clever sorts. Which means it could be a complete folly for us to describe SRAM’s new eTap AXS shifting system in such terms. Then again, might it just live up to the hype? SRAM competitor Campagnolo might well have got to 12-speed first, but with the ...

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SRAM X01 Eagle AXS wireless drivetrain first ride review

SRAM X01 Eagle AXS wireless drivetrain first ride review

SRAM's new wireless mountain bike drivetrain has 12 gears, uses two clutches, can be paired with the new Reverb AXS dropper post and will cost £1,900 / $1,900 / €2,000 for the X01 version. For those that have been following the cross-country World Cup or visited any kind of bike related website, then SRAM’s new electronic mountain bike drivetrain is no big secret. SRAM Reverb AXS wireless dropper post review SRAM Red eTap AXS HRD review We first saw it aboard Nino Schurter’s bike when the World Cup circus visited Stellenbosch, South Africa in early 2018, and although it’s been in the wild for some time now, details have remained rather thin on the ground. After five years in the making though, it’s now ready to be released to the public. So I disappeared off to the rock-riddled trails of Tucson, Arizona to find out more about SRAM’s new Eagle ...

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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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Sram launches all new Red eTap AXS 12-speed

Stu Bowers Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 17:40 Sram has overhauled its flagship Red eTap wireless shifting groupset, delivering more gears and a complete rethink on gearing It’s been over three years since Sram launched its original Red eTap wireless shifting, and in that time it’s proven, hands-down, its dependability. It has silenced all its skeptics by demonstrating it’s truly capable right up to World Tour level. Building off the back of that success comes the next generation as Sram launches a completely new 12-speed flagship offering, it calls: Red eTap AXS. More than just gaining an extra sprocket, the new groupset benefits from a host of new features, some more obvious than others, but collectively under the family name ‘AXS’ (pronounced Axis) Sram’s focus has been to completely re-evaluate gearing and component compatibility. The result, it says, is the most adaptable and versatile groupset ever. ‘In the time since ...

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New SRAM Red eTap (or whatever they call new 12 speed electronic groupset) will work 1x and 2x drivetrains confirms manual

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We've trawled the depths of the web and dug up a new manual from Sram for a 'Road AXS' system, that suggests it could be compatible with both 1x and 2x drivetrains by altering the number of chain links...

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New SRAM Red eTap (or whatever they call new 12 speed electronic road groupset) will work 1x and 2x drivetrains confirms online manual

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We've trawled the depths of the web and dug up a new manual from Sram for a 'Road AXS' system, that suggests it could be compatible with both 1x and 2x drivetrains by altering the number of chain links...

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2019 SRAM Red eTap goes 12-speed

The 2019 road racing season may be all but over, but things are still heating up on the tech front. Spotted at the Saitama Criterium in Japan were early samples of SRAM’s revamped 2019 Red eTap wireless road groupset, and there’s a lot to see: a new 12-speed cassette, a one-piece machined aluminum double chainring, … The post 2019 SRAM Red eTap goes 12-speed appeared first on CyclingTips .

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Bikes of the Bunch: Allied Cycle Works Alfa Allroad

Dr. Allen Lim has worn several different hats during his career in the cycling industry: as a consultant for PowerTap, as a physiologist for various top-tier road teams, and his current role as a co-founder of exercise nutrition company Skratch Labs. Throughout nearly all of that, one thing has remained mostly constant: His personal riding … The post Bikes of the Bunch: Allied Cycle Works Alfa Allroad appeared first on CyclingTips .

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