“A more capable groupset for today’s riders.” – “SRAM Force eTap AXS™ offers the key features of RED eTap AXS™—modern gearing, advanced chain management, and easy personalization—in a more affordable package.” – SRAM.com
* Apologies for a couple of focusing issues due to filming part of this video (further down the article) in low light. *
“Wireless electronic shifting and hydraulic disc braking: the best of both worlds. The SRAM Force eTap AXS™ HRD shift-brake system integrates top technology into an efficient package and offers AXS™ for easy personalization.”
This review focuses on Force eTap AXS system operation and how it has performed over a decent amount of time on gravel, mud and everything else type of roads. The intricacies of the SRAM AXS phone app and tweaking the system are not covered in this review.
“Designed for both 1x and 2x systems, the Force eTap AXS rear derailleur capitalizes on X-Range™ gearing technology for enhanced range and chain management.”
Fitted to the top-flight Cervelo Aspero review bike (our review is linked below), this 1x variant of the SRAM Force eTap AXS drivetrain features a 36T front chainring, paired to a Force 10-33 12-speed cassette. A SRAM Red-level 10-33 12-speed cassette was also tested periodically with the drivetrain.
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