When will you buy eTap AXS?

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The question is when...?

Poll ended at Thu Feb 28, 2019 1:50 am

Right NOW!
8
3%
Soon, when I get a better deal.
10
3%
April, when Force eTap AXS would appear.
18
6%
Want it, but no plan.
46
16%
My current groupset is just fine.
198
69%
Never! Single Speed FTW!
7
2%
 
Total votes: 287

jlok
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by jlok

Are you going to buy it?
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Noctiluxx
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by Noctiluxx

I will buy it when Shimano and Campagnolo file for bankrupcy.
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by Weenie


TobinHatesYou
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by TobinHatesYou

Somewhere in between "want it, but no plan" and "my current group is just fine."

beanbiken
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by beanbiken

Zero intention here.......

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bikeboy1tr
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by bikeboy1tr

That would depend on if they have corrected the problem with the FD dumping the chain inside outside the big ring. And also the battery tabs that seem to break off on the RD.
"Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving"-Albert Einstein
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Stendhal
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by Stendhal

When I buy my next bike, equipped with AXS as OEM equipment. SRAM appears to have lined up a stable of manufacturers offering it as standard equipment. That should save money as compared ot buying it stand-alone.
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mbdurham17
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by mbdurham17

I am going to get it and move my etap to my wife’s bike I’m building :)


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MichaelB
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by MichaelB

Wish I could afford to even think about it. !!

ubers
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by ubers

waaaaaay to expensive to justify for myself. Bikeradar have quoted a price of £3,349 for the 2x HRD, which at current exchange rate is over $6000 Aus dollars. Not clear in the article, but this MAY (hopefully) be the price for the groupset with the powermeter.

Jugi
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by Jugi

After seeing & reading about eTap AXS, the original eTap started to feel like a classic piece of engineering where form & function meet and produce something special.

So no, I'm not going to even poke it with a stick.

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wheelbuilder
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by wheelbuilder

Not buying it. Still thrilled with my original etap.

sfo423
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by sfo423

I just bought previous gen eTap at a steal price. New stuff is esthetically challenged.

ducman
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by ducman

sfo423 wrote:
Thu Feb 07, 2019 6:51 am
I just bought previous gen eTap at a steal price. New stuff is esthetically challenged.
On sale? Where? Thank you.

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Kjetil
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by Kjetil

Noctiluxx wrote:
Thu Feb 07, 2019 1:52 am
I will buy it when Shimano and Campagnolo file for bankrupcy.
This.
Bianchi-Campagnolo
The Specialissima

Ettore
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by Ettore

Yes, I will probably buy Force 1 AXS for my BMC Timemachine Road, that's good enough for me. But I want those sweet 1X aero gains.

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