SRAM Force eTap AXS Wide Gravel Bike Drivetrain Project: Part Three (a): BUILD the Ribble CGR SL

sram force etap wide review

In Part One, we introduced the drivetrain for this project, SRAM Force eTap AXS WIDE.

In Part Two, we unveiled the frame and fork at the heart of this project / long-term review, the Ribble Cycles CGR SL! You can check out Ribble’s complete range at

sram force etap wide review

For Part Three, the build process begins. Help was enlisted from our good friends at Brickyard Bike Co. of Phenix City, Alabama, just across the Chattahoochee River from Columbus, Georgia. The #1 bike shop in the area! – Thank you, Pete!

sram force etap wide review

Due to the detail and length of this process, the build video has been split into two parts. Part Three (a) consists of:

  • Sizing and Cutting the Fork
  • Headset Installation
  • Cassette Installation
  • Handlebar and Brake Lever Installation
  • Hydraulic Brake Setup and Bleeding
  • Crankset Installation

sram force etap wide review

Part 3 (b) will feature eTap shifting setup and more!

SRAM Force eTap Wide Build Video – Part (a)

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