All New SRAM XX1 Family Sneak Preview


Some interesting news this morning from SRAM, a Sneak Peek at their new 1×11 drivetrain that features their new Type 2 derailleur and will be compatible with either trigger shifters or Grip Shift. No specifics about the actual number of teeth on the cassette, but they call it the “widest range available”. 1×11….less is more?

All New SRAM XX1 Family Exclusive Sneak Preview

  • New 1X MTB drivetrain
  • Designed for Enduro and XC racing
  • Innovative chain management technology including TYPE 2
  • Grip Shift and trigger shifter
  • Widest range cassette available

    Get the full story and see XX1 at Crankworx Les 2 Alpes, July 9-15

    Source: Tyler Morland

  • About the author: Gregg Kato

    Gregg Kato studied journalism and broadcasting in college while working many different jobs including deejaying, driving a forklift and building web sites (not all at the same time). Kato enjoys riding local Santa Cruz trails. Besides being an avid mountain biker, he is also a motorcycle fanatic. Two wheels, one Passion.

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    • Izzy says:

      11-speed???!!! Good grief!

    • Rich M. says:

      I want to like this. But I can’t. I’m at the curmudgeon stage in life as far as gimmick bike ideas have evolved.

      I think by the time the headset standard is settled, the drive train is settled, the perfect wheel diameter is determined, the perfect seat post is made, the final four bar suspension is perfected, I will be riding an electric bike because I’m too old to pedal what I have.

    • Michael9218 says:

      About time a manufacturer woke up to the trend towards 1x. Front derailleurs are passe. I’ve been riding 1x for several years and love it! One less pound on the bike and for fast XC you don’t need the big and small ring. But then I also adopted the one and only wheel size…650b.

    • Oliver says:

      No need for a 42t cassette! If you cannot push a 32 x 36 up a hill, it might be time for you to consider a new sport that easier for you. Bowling????

    • kyle says:

      im ready for my set

    • Ismack says:

      How about quality shifting instead of more gears. For reference the low end 7 speed Hardrocks we sell shift much better than my 10speed Stumpjumper.

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