Power Your Ride
The SRAM Battery is the power source for eTap® or AXS™ components. The same power unit is interchangeable between front and rear eTap® AXS™ derailleurs, Eagle AXS™ derailleurs, and the RockShox Reverb AXS™ seatpost.
- Charges in 60 minutes or less
- Lightweight (24g) and easy to transport
- Same battery design for all AXS™ components and original SRAM RED® eTap®
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Mfg PartNum: 00.3018.102.000
Mfg Warranty: 24 Mo. Parts
Warranty URL: https://www.sram.com/en/service/warranty
We recently got a new tandem bike with the SRAM eTap drivetrain. We absolutely love the new system, with just one chainring and 12 gears, ranging 10 - 52. The battery charge is supposed to be good for 25 hours, but we decided it would be a good idea to carry a spare battery during multi-day bike tours. The spare battery is small and easy to carry in a bike bag or pocket of a hydration pack. Glad the Bike Tires Direct had it in stock.
SRAM advertises that these are supposed to keep a charge for a very long time but in my experience i'd rather not be stuck in a certain gear so i'll take the weight penalty and keep this with me
I ordered this as an extra for bike packing. Super easy to throw in a pocket to be sure youre never left without shifting or a dropper post.
BTD insists that I file a review for a SRAM battery. So here it is...
This battery doesn't make anything special happen. It doesn't win friends or influence people. This battery (#3) just sits in my saddle bag waiting for Battery #1 or Battery #2 to die. Since I now have a spare, I expect I will never experience a dead battery out on the road. If I didn't buy a spare, #1 or #2 would die 40 miles from my house on the rainiest coldest day of the year.
That's how good this battery is. It sits in my bag and wards off death of other batteries.
The Sram Red eTap batteries hold a charge for many rides (I think Sram notes that they should last 600 km and I think I've been able to exceed that) and they have survived for a couple of years of hot summer and cold winter riding, much of which was on chipseal roads. However, recently I've had to replace a couple of them as the tabs that fit into the slot on the derailleur have broken off, no doubt due to the extreme temperature changes and the vibration caused by the road surfaces. It is also important to remove these batteries when traveling long distances with the bike on a bike rack as the derailleurs recognize the motion and keep the units on which will discharge the batteries.
My current bike has sram batteries. On a minimum of 2 occasions I have had my battery die on me due to my forgetfulness to keep them charged. So I purchased a "backup" battery to keep in my saddlebag for those moments. It also helps me to remember to charge my existing battery!
No matter what I did, the tabs on my eTap batteries would crack, break and would eventually fall. I went through 10 of these batteries on 2 different bikes.
Tried to use electrical tape where the plastic comes in contact with the metal part on the derailleur, tried glue as a preventative measure, tried to avoid any bike cleaning products, but I always ended up with using rubber bands to secure the batteries, because the tabs would break.
The SRAM Red eTap system is terrific and the battery can power things for quite a while between charges - if you run down in the rear, it just takes moments to swap with the front to finish your ride BUT the plastic tab on the battery is fragile and can chip or break off so be careful when inserting the battery into the bike or charger - a small 'price to pay' for an otherwise wonderful shifting system.
These batteries and the efficiency of the SRAM Electronic shifting system is impressive. I use mine on a new AXS system. I keep a spare with me on all of my longer rides but Ive never had to use it. Im pushing 50 hours of riding on the last full charge and all lights are still green! No complaints!
I purchased a ï¿½spareï¿½ battery in the event that I ran out of juice and was unable to shift. Iï¿½m very pleased with the performance and would definitely recommend them to others.