SRAM acquires Hammerhead cycling computers

Hammerhead joins RockShox, Zipp, Quarq and more in SRAM's now burgeoning list of subsidiary companies

SRAM and Hammerhead Karoo 2
(Image credit: SRAM)

SRAM has just announced its acquisition of Hammerhead, the cycling technology company behind the critically acclaimed Karoo 2 cycling computer, in a transaction that completed on December 30, 2021.

Together, SRAM and Hammerhead intend to develop the platform and ultimately provide greater integration with existing hardware and software products, such as SRAM's electronic shifting.

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Stefan Abram
Tech features editor

After winning the 2019 National Single-Speed Cross-Country Mountain Biking Championships and claiming the plushie unicorn (true story), Stefan swapped the flat-bars for drop-bars and has never looked back. 

Since then, he’s earnt his 2ⁿᵈ cat racing licence in his first season racing as a third, completed the South Downs Double in under 20 hours and Everested in under 12.

But his favourite rides are multiday bikepacking trips, with all the huge amount of cycling tech and long days spent exploring new roads and trails - as well as histories and cultures. Most recently, he’s spent two weeks riding from Budapest into the mountains of Slovakia

Height: 177cm

Weight: 67–69kg