A lot lighter than ever, this new 3T Racemax Enhance Italia Integrale ebike takes all of the Italian-made gravel fashion and new full cable integration from the most recent Exploro Racemax Italia Integrale and provides upgraded Mahle energy. The latest ebike within the 3T line-up is their first made in-house of their Bergamo, Italy manufacturing unit. And it provides the graceful pedal-assist energy increase of the well-known Mahle X-20 system to ship a quick and light-weight gravel machine.
The Challenge X tremendous construct is available in sub-11kg (24.25lb) in dimension 54 with out pedals. That’s a full kilo and a half lighter than the final technology we examined a few seasons again!
What’s the 3T Racemax Enhance Italia Integrale gravel ebike?
The 3T Racemax Enhance Italia Integrale is the ebike model of the 3T Exploro RaceMax. This mannequin is the second technology of the 3T RaceMax Enhance (reviewed right here). The up to date body boasts totally inner cable routing and optimized aerodynamics. Plus — it’s 3T’s first ebike manufactured in its Italian facility.
For these unfamiliar, the Racemax is a 3T’s aero gravel race machine, targeted on race efficiency and effectivity. The 3T Exploro Racemax body takes a sensible gravel take a look at aerodynamics. The 3T engineering staff even integrated bigger gravel tires into the general aero image, gifting the bike extra real-world efficiency.
The brand new body now boasts super-clean cable routing that dovetails with 3T’s newest stem, the ‘Extra Integrale’. The separate stem and bars are nonetheless extremely adjustable, permitting simple adjustments to cockpit peak and size with out reducing and changing brake cables. To be taught extra in regards to the 3T Racemax, examine our in-depth information piece right here.
3T — Made (lighter) in Italy
3T is dedicated to Italian manufacturing. Every Racemax Italia body is 100% made straight above the workplaces of the corporate headquarters of their in-house manufacturing services.
By producing the Racemax Enhance Italia in-house in Bergamo, 3T can produce an ebike body weighing 1000g (unpainted, +/- 3%). It’s not simply weight that in-house manufacturing optimizes. 3T says the Italian-made Racemax Enhance Italia body has a backside bracket that’s 9% stiffer relative to the usual RaceMax body produced in Asia.
Mahle X-20 Customizable Energy
The Mahle X-20 engine offers 55Nm of energy to the brand new 3T Racemax Enhance Italia Integrale — however solely when the consumer wants it. This X-20 hub motor powertrain employs a torque and cadence sensor within the backside bracket. Relying on their wants and the experience forward, riders can customise the facility profile.
What does that imply in actual experience phrases?
The 236Wh inner battery permits a rider of 75kg (165lb) to experience ~100km (62mi) with 1500m (~4900′) of climbing. But when it’s worthwhile to lengthen the vary additional, there’s additionally an elective battery extender. This further battery extender suits beneath the downtube, close to the charging port. It additionally doesn’t take up any invaluable water bottle house like most different vary extenders.
3T’s answer for the Mahle X-20 vary extender nonetheless permits riders to hold two bottles in the primary triangle.
3T Racemax Enhance Italia Integrale Sizing
The Racemax Enhance Italia Integrale Ardesia and Challenge X nude carbon variations are available 4 sizes from 51-58cm.
They’re every spec’d with SRAM Rival XPLR and Purple, respectively.
Each variations boast 3T’s “super-wide” carbon 45 | 40 LTD rims, with the Challenge X additionally that includes a made in-house 3T Torno crank.
3T Racemax Enhance Italia Integrale Builds and Pricing
- Spec: SRAM Rival XPLR 1×12, carbon 3T 45 | 40 LTD “super-wide”
- Worth: 7376€ / $8851 / £6877
“Challenge X” Construct
- Spec: SRAM Purple AXS 1×12, carbon 3T 45 | 40 LTD “super-wide” rims, 3T Torno crank, and San Marco 3D printed carbon saddle.
- Worth: 10,655€ / $12,786 / £9,926