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3T Exploro RaceMax Apex XPLR 1x12

3T Exploro RaceMax Apex XPLR 1x12
  • Color: Blue/Brown
  • Color: Emerald/White
  • Color: Red/White
Color: Blue/Brown
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Wheel Size: 700c
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Long before gravel riding became popular, we decided we wanted to ride faster & farther on any terrain. The resulting 3T Exploro was the first to combine road speed and mountain toughness, so you can race through the smooth sections and crush the rough stuff. Total freedom at last!

The Exploro pioneered aerodynamics for gravel bikes, including even mud-covered knobby tire wind tunnel testing (much to the chagrin of the wind tunnel staff). The race-proven Exploro range gives you the speed you’re used to on asphalt and an additional advantage on wind-swept gravel tracks.

The Exploro PRO/TEAM bikes all use the latest generation of the original Exploro frame. It’s a great choice for a high-end, highly-versatile gravel bike at an affordable price.
The Exploro RACEMAX is the absolute fastest gravel bike possible, aero optimized for for 35-42mm WAM (Width As Measured) tires but for particularly tough rides or long trips it even fits up to 61mm tires.
The Exploro ULTRA is designed to go fast on the worst possible terrain, aero optimized for 55-61mm tires (but of course you can spec a narrower tire too). It also combines an aero seattube with a round seatpost so you can use any 27.2 round, dropper or suspension post.

Gravel riding is all about tire choice and the 3T Exploro models fit the widest possible tires, up to 61mm.But each model is optimized for a different purpose.
The Exploro PRO/TEAM is a Jack of all trades, the RACEMAX is an all-out speed machine while the ULTRA can conquer the toughest terrain faster than any other gravel bike.

The Exploro is the brainchild of Gerard Vroomen (founder & former head of engineering at Cervélo, Dutch Engineer of the Year and now Head of Design at 3T). During his first gravel ride, he knew the challenge of gravel plus the speed of road bikes could make cycling more fun for many. That day, performance gravel was born and the Exploro continues to lead the way


Frame RaceMax 418 Unidirectional pre-preg carbon, High-modulus/high-strength performance blend layup
Fork Fango RaceMax w/ compact crown
Headset 3T Minimax IS42/28.6 + IS 47/38
Rims/Wheels Fulcrum Rapid Red 900, 700c, 22mm internal width, tubeless ready (upgrade to 3T Discus 45|40 , 45|32 , Plus i28 possible)
Crankset Sram Apexl AXS Wide or FSA Omega BB386EVO depending on availability, 40T chainring ( XXS: 165mm - 51: 170mm - 54&56: 172,5mm - 58&61: 175mm)
Rear Derailleur Sram Apex XPLR AXS Max 44T
Cassette/Rear Cogs 12-speed Sram Apex XPLR AXS 11-44T
Shifters Sram Apex AXS
Brake Levers Sram Apex AXS
Brakes Sram Apex AXS Hydraulic Disc w/ Sram 160mm rotor
Handlebars 3T Superergo Pro bar (51: 40cm - 5&56: 42cm - 58&61: 44cm)
Stem APTO STEALTH (51:80mm - 54: 90mm - 56:100mm - 58:110mm - 61:120mm)
Seat Post 3T RaceMax seatpost for Ritchey clamp

* Subject to change without notice.

Part Numbers

Option UPC MPN Store SKU
Blue/Brown / XX-Small / 700c 4895211848581 9366FFDI17W 3TE47397142S
Blue/Brown / 51 / 700c 4895211848697 9366FFDJ17W 3TE4664071
Blue/Brown / 54 / 700c 4895211848604 9366FFDK17W 3TE465057724
Blue/Brown / 56 / 700c 4895211848611 9366FFDL17W 3TE46940196
Blue/Brown / 58 / 700c 4895211848628 9366FFDM17W 3TE461266028
Blue/Brown / 61 / 700c 4895211848635 9366FFDN17W 3TE468842711
Emerald/White / XX-Small / 700c 4895211848529 9366FFDI33W 3TE50886038S
Emerald/White / 51 / 700c 4895211848536 9366FFDJ33W 3TE49347221
Emerald/White / 54 / 700c 4895211848543 9366FFDK33W 3TE491454074
Emerald/White / 56 / 700c 4895211848550 9366FFDL33W 3TE492155916
Emerald/White / 58 / 700c 4895211848567 9366FFDM33W 3TE498329018
Emerald/White / 61 / 700c 4895211848574 9366FFDN33W 3TE497777631
Red/White / XX-Small / 700c 4895211848642 9366FFDI29W 3TE46207554S
Red/White / 51 / 700c 4895211848659 9366FFDJ29W 3TE455356621
Red/White / 54 / 700c 4895211848666 9366FFDK29W 3TE459150614
Red/White / 56 / 700c 4895211848673 9366FFDL29W 3TE455198386
Red/White / 58 / 700c 4895211848680 9366FFDM29W 3TE45860028
Red/White / 61 / 700c 4895211848796 9366FFDN29W 3TE454385371