2023 3T

EXPLORO ULTRA FORCE D2/EAGLE AXS 1X12 CRANKBROTHERS EDITION

A carbon frame gravel bike with ultra high-end components and hydraulic disc brakes.
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$7,300
FrameCarbon
SuspensionRigid
ForkCarbon
Wheels650b Carbon
Drivetrain1 × 12 Electronic
GroupsetXX1 Eagle AXS, Force eTap
BrakesHydraulic Disc
SeatpostDropper
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Velo
3T Exploro Ultra gravel bike review: The unlikely duo of pace and capability

Jan 2023 · James Huang

3T takes the aero gravel concept to the extremes.

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VeloNews
3T Exploro Ultra gravel bike review: The unlikely duo of pace and capability

Jan 2023 · James Huang

3T takes the aero gravel concept to the extremes.

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Cyclist
3T Exploro Ultra review

May 2022 · Sam Challis

The Exploro Ultra pushes the aero gravel concept to the extreme, but still pulls it off

Highs
  • Excellent capability off road

  • Quick ride feel on road

  • Increased 700C tyre clearance

Lows
  • Dropper post lever ergonomics

  • Short stem

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Gran Fondo Magazine
3T Exploro Ultra gravel bike in review

May 2022 · By

For the 3T Exploro Ultra, the Italian brand has furnished the familiar frame with a new spec to make the bike fit for the trails. In addition to a mullet drivetrain and chunky tires, the carbon dropper post particularly stands out. Our group test of 18 of the best gravel bikes of the year will reveal whether the concept works and if the Exploro Ultra can shine across a wide range of applications.

Highs
  • Dropper post offers a lot of freedom of movement

  • Great handlebar ergonomics

  • Very efficient pedaller

  • Cranks from carbon heaven

Lows
  • Limited comfort

  • Top tube cable routing

  • Dropper post lever is stiff

  • Limited clearance between rear wheel and seat tube

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Bikerumor
First Rides: 3T Exploro Ultra gravel bike is the most versatile, most comfortable Exploro yet

Apr 2022 · Cory Benson

Review: New 3T Exploro Ultra dials up aero gravel tech to build 3T's most comfortable, most versatile adventure & bikepacking bike yet!

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Build
Frame

Exploro Ultra

Tire Clearance54c

Fork

Fango Ultra w/ compact crown

Headset

Integrated headset, sealed cartridge 1-1/8"+1.5", 36°

Stem

3T Apto Stealth (XXS:70mm - 51:80mm - 54: 90mm - 56:100mm - 58:110mm - 61:120mm)

Handlebar

Saddle

Seatpost

Crank Brothers Highline XC/Gravel dropper seatpost (XXS: 60/270mm - 51: 80/310mm - 54&56&58&61: 100/350mm)

TypeDropper

Groupset
Rear Derailleur

Eagle XX1 AXS Long Cage

Front Derailleur

-

Crank

3T Torno Team (XX&51: 170mm - 54&56: 172.5mm - 58&61: 175mm)

Shifters

SRAM Force AXS D2 AXS

Cassette

12-speed Eagle, 11-50T

Brakes

SRAM Force AXS D2 Hydraulic Disc w/ SRAM 160mm rotor

TypeHydraulic Disc

Wheels
Rims

Crank Brothers SYNTHESIS 650b CARBON GRAVEL, I9 hubs

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