3T Exploro Race EKAR 1 x 13
Regular price £4,799.00
Whether riding road or gravel, we love speed. So everything on the new RaceMax frame is engineered for that. The end result is the first gravel bike that:
- Looks like a road bike
- Rides like a road bike
- Rips through gravel
Best of all, the very same RaceMax frame can be built up with a focus on pure speed (the “RACE” set-up on this page) or as an unstoppable machine with very wide tires (the “MAX” set-up). You choose. And with two wheelsets, you can switch between RACE & MAX easily. That’s RaceMax.
Starting from our favorite tires, we then engineered a perfectly fitting rear wheel cutout (with mud clearance of course) and a closely trailing downtube to catch the airflow coming off the front tire. We added a super-narrow headtube (yet with a big steerer inside it), a multi-shape fork and aero details from seatstay to seatpost and from the shielded water bottle to the direct-attachment brake mounts.
Most importantly, we engineered this for realistic riding speeds, wind speeds, tire widths, bottle positions and even for mud. We don’t care if it is theoretically fast in the windtunnel with a fantasy spec. We care if it is fast the way you ride it in real world conditions.
|Rider Height* (cm)||145-160||157-171||168-180||176-186||183-195||192&Up|
|Rider Height* (inches)||4’9”-5’3”||5’2”-5’7”||5’6”-5’11”||5’9”-6’1”||6’0”-6’5”||6’3”&Up|
* Rider heights are approximations. For more accuracy, compare stack/reach with your current bike or visit your 3T retailer.
** RaceMax FORK length is equal to a standard road bike, so this HEADTUBE length can be compared to road bikes. To compare to gravel bikes with standard gravel forks, deduct 25mm from these “road" headtube lengths for a proper comparison.