First Impressions: SRAM Rival 22 Components

When it comes to designing and developing bicycle components, balancing affordability and functionality can be a real challenge. The good stuff is often reserved for the top-tier group, and only a smattering of the high-end features trickle down to the less costly components. That’s definitely not the case, however, with SRAM’s Rival 22 component group. Like the company’s […]

First Impressions: SRAM Force 22 Components

When SRAM redesigned their Force 22 group, the company leveraged its top-end Red 22 line for many of the new group’s features. Among Force 22’s improvements are twenty-two usable gears and Yaw™ front shifting. The redesigned Force line also features trickled-down enhancements such as improved ergonomics, reduced weight, and updated aesthetics. GRAVELBIKE spent the last six months putting […]

Under Test: SRAM Rival 22 Components

SRAM’s Rival 22 component group features mechanical or hydraulic DoubleTap levers with Zero-Loss™ technology, Yaw™ front shifting for no trim, rub or rasp, and a WiFLi™ 11-32 cassette cassette option. Whether it’s cyclocross, triathlon, road racing, or unchartered journeys, Rival 22 delivers. Stay tuned…