If you’ve not had the luxury to ride SRAM’s eTap AXS group you’re missing out. SRAM’s second-generation wireless shifting has taken things up a notch and made the single chainring setup more versatile. The simplicity is second to none, that goes for the ride and the install.

Almost everything is new, the exceptions being the brake calipers (rim and disc) and hood shapes, which carry over from the previous generation and get a pretty nice graphic update.

So what is AXS? The AXS label denotes the unique gearing, as well as integration with any other component labeled AXS. That means you can mix and match — with some limitations — mountain bike and road AXS components.

Read the full SRAM Force AXS review on our sister publication Carbon+Grit.

SRAM Force eTap AXS