A nice clean chain and pulley wheels really help the drivetrain. It has often entered my mind that bike components should be engineering for easy cleaning to promote life and performance. I had noticed in the past that some groups are easier to clean than others. Was it because they were trying to remove materials […]
Thinking of upgrading to the new Sram Force eTap? I did a quick review of the XDr based system comparing to my experiences using Shimano
SRAM’s ETAP shifting components have individual batteries on the derailleurs unlike Shimano’s Di2. The batteries are swappable should you lose power or if you have a backup battery. A nice design touch is on the battery cover. It has a little molded in indicator that you can set to remind you if it’s an empty […]
You may have heard of this thing called XDr, So what’s all the hype? I decided to lay down some practical XDr knowledge.