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SRAM Red eTap – actual weights and installation

SRAM Red eTap - actual weights and installation

The eTap shifters are about 10g lighter than mechanical Red shifters. Claimed weight is 130g SRAM Red eTap, the world’s first wireless road shifting group, is now beginning to trickle out and BikeRadar has received a test set. We have already posted complete details on the group , and compiled the initial impressions of four testers. In this post, we’ll show you how claimed weights stack up against company claims, and highlight the critical steps for installing and adjusting the electronic group.

As we get more time on the group, we will update our 4.5-star review with more impressions and photos. We are testing the group on a 2016 Specialized S-Works Tarmac SRAM Red eTap actual weights

The SRAM Red eTap group shares some componentry with the mechanical Red 22 group, namely the cranks, chain and brake calipers. You can see those weights in our review of Red 22 .

The eTap group as a whole is about 1,970g, roughly 60g heavier than mechanical Red but about 75g lighter than Shimano Dura-Ace Di2 9070 for comparably configured setups.

Claimed weight for a pair of eTap shifters is 130g and we weighed our test samples at 131g. For reference, mechanical Red shifters […]

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