Gravel Gear

Video: SRAM XPLR tested at SBT GRVL

SRAM's latest gravel-specific refinement works pretty well. There is one thing on the wish list, though.

Get access to everything we publish when you join VeloNews or Outside+.

After doing a few rides on the full SRAM/RockShox/Zipp XPLR gravel collection, I got my hands on a new, unreleased Trek gravel bike with the SRAM Red XPLR eTap AXS in time for SBT GRVL.

I can’t talk about the Trek yet, but here are my thoughts on how SRAM’s XPLR parts work for gravel, filmed just after finishing the gravel race in Steamboat Springs, Colorado.