Tech of the week: the Force eTap AXS is with you, Look’s new e-bike and more

This week, we’ve been riding an e-bike with Bernard Hinault and looked at the aerodynamics of Enve’s latest wheels

Force eTap AXS and new Look E-765 Optimum e-bike

The big tech news this week is that SRAM’s cinderella Force groupset has gone wireless, electronic and 12-speed all in one bound, only two months after the brand’s flagship Red eTap AXS groupset was launched. Force eTap AXS may not look as flashy and does add 300 grams of additional weight, but you also save over £1000 over Red eTap AXS and a lot more on most manufacturers’ complete bikes.

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Paul Norman

Paul started writing for Cycling Weekly in 2015, covering cycling tech, new bikes and product testing. Since then, he’s reviewed hundreds of bikes and thousands of other pieces of cycling equipment for the magazine and the Cycling Weekly website.

He’s been cycling for a lot longer than that though and his travels by bike have taken him all around Europe and to California. He’s been riding gravel since before gravel bikes existed too, riding a cyclocross bike through the Chilterns and along the South Downs.