SRAM Red specific bars, Zipp specific Goodyear tires plus a Rene Herse bar bag and MAAP Alt_Road clothing

Zipp's SL 80 Race handlebars are created to work seamlessly with the new Red shifters while Goodyear's VectorR tires are designed around Zipp's 353 NSW and 303 rims

(L to R) Zipp SL 80 Race bars, MAAP Alt_Road clothing, Goodyear VectorR tires, Rene Herse bar roll bag
(Image credit: Zipp / MAAP / Goodyear / Rene Herse)

It’s been a big week for SRAM. 

The Chicago-based component manufacturer launched its new-look Red AXS groupset to quite the fanfare. But also being the home of Zipp, it parlayed its headline release with a handlebar designed to work in conjunction with the updated Red shifters. 

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