In the evolving world of electric bicycles, the integration of cutting-edge technology is pivotal in enhancing the riding experience. 

In this regard, SRAM Rival AXS technology represents a quantum leap forward, offering a blend of efficiency, precision and wireless convenience that transforms the way we interact with our ebike.


SRAM Rival eTap AXS: The Best in Design and Performance 

Following the successful releases of SRAM Red eTap AXS and SRAM Force eTap AXS, the SRAM Rival range has been upgraded with the transformative AXS technology, elevating it to a wireless 12-speed group-set

The Rival lineup now boasts new crankset options (48/35, 46/33, and 43/30) and an integrated power meter in the crankset, affirming SRAM's commitment to innovation and cross-compatibility within the AXS range.

The aesthetics of the SRAM Rival eTap AXS are remarkable, featuring angular, bold lines and superbly ergonomic shift and brake levers. The crankset, available in both single and double chainring setups, includes a left-crank-integrated power meter by Quarq. This addition not only enhances the group-set’s functionality but also its versatility, allowing for easy integration with existing mechanical Rival or Force setups to enjoy the benefits of wireless technology.

Let's take a closer look at what improvements SRAM Rival AXS technology offers over previous versions.


Cassette and Chain Innovations

The SRAM Rival eTap AXS cassette employs the X-Range gearing technology, offering a broader and more progressive range. The 'full pin' construction of the cassette, along with its nickel-chromed finish, ensures lightweight durability and quiet operation. Available in 10-30 and 10-36 configurations, the cassette is compatible with SRAM's XDR driver body.

Moreover, the accompanying chain features SRAM's Flattop technology is compatible with both 1x and 2x drivetrains and uses a PowerLock link for easy assembly.


Refined Derailleurs and Shifters

Both the rear derailleur and front derailleur of the SRAM Rival eTap AXS exhibit the same ease of configuration and use as the rest of the AXS range. The front derailleur is optimized with SRAM's Yaw technology for the X-Range chainrings, and the rear derailleur accommodates up to a 36-tooth cassette. In addition, it features X-Sync pulley technology and larger ceramic bearings to improve durability and efficiency.


Crankset Options with Integrated Power Meter

The SRAM Rival eTap AXS crankset stands out for its array of options. Available with or without the Quarq power meter, it also offers the choice of just the left crank with the Quarq unit. 

The Quarq power meter integrates with the DUB-PWR bottom bracket, measures left-side power to estimate total wattage, and uses an AAA lithium battery with over 400 hours of life. This power meter only adds 40 grams (0.08 lbs), and meets the IPX7 water resistance standard, that allows it to be submerged for up to 30 minutes at a maximum depth of one meter (3.28 feet).


Enhanced Ergonomics of Levers and Shifters

The Rival eTap AXS levers represent a great improvement over mechanical models, offering top-tier aesthetics and outstanding ergonomics. Designed to accommodate various hand sizes and braking positions comfortably, the levers feature a textured pattern for improved grip and tactile response during shifting.


But beyond that, what benefits does SRAM Rival eTap AXS group-set bring to the ride's experience?


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7 benefits of SRAM Rival eTap AXS technology for your ebike  

As the world of lightweight ebikes evolves, SRAM Rival AXS stands out as a technology that significantly enhances the rider's experience, offering incredible benefits to the riders.

Such as, for example:

1 - Wireless Simplicity

The SRAM AXS technology eradicates the need for cables, presenting a cleaner, more streamlined bike aesthetic and reducing overall weight.


2 - Ease of Use

Gear shifting is simplified to a mere button tap on the levers, enabling quick and precise gear changes, and its intuitive battery indicator makes it even easier to manage.


3 - Enhanced Control 

Integration with AXS mobile app allows real-time data monitoring and system customization. Build your bike profile, adjust shifting settings, monitor battery life, and update firmware directly from your smartphone.


4 -  Effortless Installation and Maintenance

Wireless group-sets eliminate the need for cables and housing, which are parts that typically require regular maintenance, adjustments, and sometimes replacement in traditional systems.


5 - Best Braking Experience

Experience unparalleled braking power combined with precise control. SRAM Rival eTap AXS brakes are designed for all riders, offering adjustable reach to accommodate different hand sizes.


6 - Multishift Options

The multishift option allows you to customize your experience through larger gear changes with a single press of the lever. You can set it to shift two, three, or all gears at your convenience for quick transitions in different scenarios.


7 - Smoother Rides 

The compensation mode smoothens the transition when changing chainrings, while the sequential mode automatically shifts the front chainring as you move through the rear cassette. This ensures a seamless gear change without the need to think about front derailleur shifts.

Recognizing these remarkable benefits, Crow Bicycles has already integrated SRAM Rival AXS technology into our range of gravel ebikes. This integration reflects our commitment to delivering superior performance and minimal weight in our bikes. As well as continuing our commitment to customized ebikes.


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