SRAM Apex 1 single ring groupset released, and it only comes with hydraulic disc brakes

No rim brake option on new budget single ring groupset

cannondale sram apex 1

After launching the single chainring versions of Force and Rival last year, SRAM has unveiled its most affordable single ring groupset yet. SRAM Apex 1 will be available form just £634, but is sure to ruffle a few feathers as it will only come with hydraulic disc brakes, with no rim brake options available.

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Henry Robertshaw began his time at Cycling Weekly working with the tech team, writing reviews, buying guides and appearing in videos advising on how to dress for the seasons. He later moved over to the news team, where his work focused on the professional peloton as well as legislation and provision for cycling. He's since moved his career in a new direction, with a role at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.