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3T Exploro ULTRA Apex AXS 1x12

3T Exploro ULTRA Apex AXS 1x12
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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


Frame Exploro ULTRA Unidirectional pre-preg carbon, High-modulus/high-strength performance blend layup
Fork Fango Ultra w/ compact crown
Headset Integrated headset, sealed cartridge 1-1/8"+1.5", 36°
Rims/Wheels Fulcrum Rapid Red 900, 700c
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 (XXS: 38cm - 51: 40cm - 5&56: 42cm - 58&61: 44cm)
Stem 3T Apto Stealth (XXS:70mm - 51:80mm - 54: 90mm - 56:100mm - 58:110mm - 61:120mm)
Seat Post 3T Carbon 27.2 round seatpost - Zero offset

* Subject to change without notice.


Part Numbers

Option UPC MPN Store SKU
Light Blue / XX-Small / 700c 4895211840318 9305FFDI28W 3TE45949882S
Light Blue / XX-Small / 650b 4895211848109 9372FFDI28W 3TE45103587S
Light Blue / 51 / 700c 4895211840325 9305FFDJ28W 3TE445195061
Light Blue / 51 / 650b 4895211848116 9372FFDJ28W 3TE449116981
Light Blue / 54 / 700c 4895211840332 9305FFDK28W 3TE44701324
Light Blue / 54 / 650b 4895211848123 9372FFDK28W 3TE443876514
Light Blue / 56 / 700c 4895211840349 9305FFDL28W 3TE441171566
Light Blue / 56 / 650b 4895211848130 9372FFDL28W 3TE448238306
Light Blue / 58 / 700c 4895211840356 9305FFDM28W 3TE445498748
Light Blue / 58 / 650b 4895211848147 9372FFDM28W 3TE442790088
Light Blue / 61 / 700c 4895211840363 9305FFDN28W 3TE447492871
Light Blue / 61 / 650b 4895211848154 9372FFDN28W 3TE446457101
Steel Blue / XX-Small / 700c 4895211845931 9305FFDI98W 3TE45197864S
Steel Blue / XX-Small / 650b 4895211848048 9372FFDI84W 3TE45263117S
Steel Blue / 51 / 700c 4895211845849 9305FFDJ98W 3TE443515441
Steel Blue / 51 / 650b 4895211848055 9372FFDJ84W 3TE448626901
Steel Blue / 54 / 700c 4895211845955 9305FFDK98W 3TE448834134
Steel Blue / 54 / 650b 4895211848062 9372FFDK84W 3TE449276574
Steel Blue / 56 / 700c 4895211845863 9305FFDL98W 3TE449526516
Steel Blue / 56 / 650b 4895211848079 9372FFDL84W 3TE445352676
Steel Blue / 58 / 700c 4895211845979 9305FFDM98W 3TE441429538
Steel Blue / 58 / 650b 4895211848086 9372FFDM84W 3TE448567558
Steel Blue / 61 / 700c 4895211845986 9305FFDN98W 3TE42848786E
Steel Blue / 61 / 650b 4895211848192 9372FFDN84W 3TE42686501E