3T Racemax

Fast Aero gravel bikes that will not dissapoint..

Whether riding road or gravel, we love speed. So everything on the RaceMax frame is engineered for that. The end result is the first gravel bike that:
  • Looks like a road bike
  • Rides like a road bike
  • Rips through gravel
Best of all, the very same RaceMax frame can be built up with a focus on pure speed with 35-42mm WAM tires in 700c can also be turned into an unstoppable machine with very wide tires p to 61mm WAM. Handy for that epic ride or trip abroad. And with two wheelsets, you can switch between the two setups easily. That’s RaceMax.

To make the fastest possible gravel bike, you need to start with the tire. Tire choice determines comfort & grip. But it also determines how you can shape the frame to redirect the airflow.
To aerodynamically engineer the frame around the tires, you need to know what their REAL measurements are. Not what’s on the label, but how they really fit. That’s REALFAST aerodynamics. But it’s not easy, as the tire dimension depends on the rim you use, the pressure and of course how accurate the manufacturer’s claimed size is.
So we took hundreds of measurements to know the real tire widths (which we call WAM – Width As Measured and RAM – Radius As Measured) and use that to engineer the frame around.

Starting from our favorite tires, we then engineered a perfectly fitting rear wheel cutout (with mud clearance of course) and a closely trailing downtube to catch the airflow coming off the front tire. We added a super-narrow headtube (yet with a big steerer inside it), a multi-shape fork and aero details from seatstay to seatpost and from the shielded water bottle to the direct-attachment brake mounts.
Most importantly, we engineered this for realistic riding speeds, wind speeds, tire widths, bottle positions and even for mud. We don’t care if it is theoretically fast in the windtunnel with a fantasy spec. We care if it is fast the way you ride it in real world conditions.

3T EXPLORO RACEMAX frameset

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3T EXPLORO RACEMAX GRX 1 x 11

Ready for speed with simple, clean & aero Shimano GRX 1x. Top speed was never this affordable.
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3T EXPLORO RACEMAX RIVAL

Rival AXS 2×12 for the ultimate performance. Just like your road bike, only everywhere.
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3T Exploro Racemax Ekar

13-speed Campagnolo drivetrain for perfect gearing on- and off-road.

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3T Exploro Racemax AXS

Force AXS 1×12 wide to give you the lightweight performance and simplicity you need for any gravel ride. It’s your road bike only this one goes everywhere
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