SRAM EX1: THE LOWDOWN ON THE FIRST EVER E-MTB DRIVETRAIN, by Christoph Bayer & Robin Schmitt

September 20, 2016

SRAM EX1: THE LOWDOWN ON THE FIRST EVER E-MTB DRIVETRAIN, by Christoph Bayer & Robin Schmitt

Snapped chains, noisy shifting and excessive wear – E-MTB drivetrains have long lagged behind the rest of the industry, and we’re all aware of the common short-comings of the current situation. However, with the launch of the world’s first E-MTB-specific drivetrain system, the SRAM EX1, the US brand is looking to revolutionise the market with its innovative features, ginormous gear range and just eight gears.

Amassing huge amounts of data, clocking up thousands of test kilometres and sitting through hours of meetings with motor manufacturers such as Bosch, SRAM’s hard earned research led them to focus their minds on two crucial topics: what are the specific demands on an E-MTB drivetrain and what are the failures of the current drivetrains? READ MORE...





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