SRAM Force on Course
Team Kodakgallery.com/Sierra Nevada race tests SRAM's new top-level road gear group at Tour of California.
The grueling seven-stage,
Jacques-Maynes has been one of SRAM?s top road test-pilots since 2005 and commented after the event that ?the SRAM Force shifting is smooth and accurate. It?s simply better than anything I have ever used.? He remained aggressive throughout the race, launching a bold attack on stage 2, and finished inside the top 25 overall against ProTour competition.
SRAM has signed on to sponsor the 12-rider KGSN pro team as well as the Spanish Orbea team. KGSN will race at major
SRAM Force product details
The Force road group will feature SRAM?s revolutionary DoubleTap shifting technology, where both up and down shifts are executed by a single inward pivoting shift lever. Force takes innovation further with a distinct focus on weight, ergonomics, materials, and finish.
In ergonomic terms, SRAM Force features unique right and left ?fighter pilot? style shift levers for superior control. Advanced construction materials include magnesium, carbon, and aluminum for weight savings and a beautiful finish. SRAM?s Force group redefines lightweight with
Kodakgallery.com/Sierra Nevada as well as Team Orbea will be fully equipped with the SRAM road kit by April of this year, based on SRAM?s phased release strategy. Consumers will get there first opportunity to see, touch, taste, and feel the new componentry at the Sea Otter Classic, which follows SRAM?s global launch of the Force group in April 2006. Be sure to check in at Roadcycling.com for a review of the new SRAM Force group shortly after it arrives in our mail.