SRAM announces X01 DH and GX DH drivetrains plus more.

Updated clutch, GX Mini Block 7-speed cassette and Troy Lee Designs signature cranks and bars.

27.5 29er All Mountain Trail DH Enduro Gear News

Can your groupset handle these conditions?

Capitalizing on the World Cup DH season stoke, SRAM unveils new XO DH and GX DH specific groupsets that are sure to get riders excited. Updates and design details are plenty; Both Cranksets get X-SYNC 2 chainrings for better chain retention, improved durability thanks to a new abrasion guard, and spin on DUB spindles for increased bearing life over the previous BB30 edition. The remainder of the group gets a facelift and most notably updates rear derailleurs to the latest Type-3 roller bearing clutch for near non-drop chain retention.

Cranksets and More: 

XO DH crankset

The all-new XO DH crankset is ready for the shredding

The new XO1 X-Sync crankset gets overhauled and moves to the new SRAM DUB bottom bracket system, using a spindle diameter that’s about 2mm smaller than BB30 and is said to offer longer bearing life – thanks to beefed-up seals. The crankset also gets an all-new crankarm guard – thick enough to stop all mud shredding abrasions and shoe marks that you can muster. 

XO DH crankset

All new XO DH crankset featuring DUB technology and a robust crankarm guard.

Both cranksets are available in 165 and 170mm length, all cranksets come stock with an updated 34-tooth X-Sync 2 chainring and are available in black or red – to match your Rock Shox forks. 

XO1 X-Horizon rear derailleur

XO1 X-Horizon rear derailleur

The XO1 X-Horizon rear derailleur gets updated with the latest Type-3 Roller Bearing Clutch and Cage Lock – Available in short or medium cage lengths in red and black colorways.

XO DH shifter

Classic colorways to match all your DH gear.

The new XO1 DH X-Actuation trigger shifter is updated with Zero Loss technology delivering instant cable pull like the eagle and its predecessors. Riders can adjust the alloy thumb paddle up to 30 degrees to dial in the perfect fit.

XG-795 Mini Block 7-speed cassette

XO DH XG-795 Mini Block 7-speed cassette

The XG-795 Mini Block 7-speed cassette carries over using a 10-24 range (10-12-14-16-18-21-24). All SRAM DH cassettes are compatible with all SRAM 11-speed chains and are only compatible with XD driver bodies.

SRAM GX DH 7-speed group

Descendant alloy crank

Descendant alloy crank dressed up with DUB compatibility and new chainrings.

SRAMs GX DH group is all class and affordability, the Descendant alloy crank receives the DUB-compatible update as well as an X-Sync 2 chainring to keep things tight. The Descendant alloy crank is available in  165 and 170mm, with a 34-tooth stock ring size.

GX DH rear derailleur

GX DH rear derailleur

The new GX DH rear derailleur makes its debut with the Type-3 Roller Bearing Clutch and is available in both short or medium cage lengths.

GX DH

SRAM GX DH shifter is ready for all the downhill action

The new GX DH trigger is SRAM matchmaker compatible but lacks the adjustability of the XO DH in thumb paddle customization and zero lose accuation. 

SRAM GX DH cassette

All new SRAM GX DH cassette

The all-new GX DH cassette fits standard freehubs and it arrives in a standard 11-25 size. 

Drivetrains need to handle these race day conditions.

SRAM Price list for all the new XO, GX and other goodies.

Truvativ Descendant TLD CoLab cranksets & bars

 

The first round of the 2019 UCI MTB World Cup, Maribor.

Adding some flavor to the crankset and bars – SRAM’s Truvativ brand collaborates with Troy Lee Designs giving riders the ability to make their shred sled standout in the crowd. 

The Future of Camo

The DESCENDANT TLD CoLab Crankset: The Descendant carbon crank gets the  DUB bottom bracket update and is compatible with both 11- and 12-speed X-Sync 2 chainrings in 32, 34, or 36t sizes. The Descendant carbon crank is available in 165, 170, or 175mm lengths and goes for $450.

DESCENDANT TLD CoLab DH Crankset

The DESCENDANT TLD CoLab DH Crankset beefed up for DH riding

DESCENDANT TLD CoLab DH Crankset: Basically the Down Hill version of the crank above offered in two different spindle lengths – DH73 or DH83. Coming in at 479 grams and 530 grams the TLD is a light option for any riding. Chainrings are available in 32, 34, 36, or 38t sizes, with 10 or 11-speed compatibility (including 7-speed XO1 and GX DH drivetrains, which use an 11-speed chain width). Available in 165mm and 170mm lengths and goes for $450 as well.

DESCENDANT TLD CoLab Bar

DESCENDANT TLD CoLab Bar carbon version

DESCENDANT TLD CoLab Bar: The new bar is available carbon, aluminum, 31.8mm, and 35mm diameter, and many widths.

35mm Clamp Diameter – Carbon/Aluminum – 230g/310g – 760MM/800mm Wide – 20mm/25mm Rise – 5° Up – 7°/9° Back

Price: $199 for carbon and $99 for alloy 

all new DESCENDANT TLD CoLab Bar

31.8mm Clamp Diameter – Carbon/Aluminum – 219g/345g – 750MM/800mm Wide – 20mm/25mm Rise – 5° Up – 7°/9° Back

Price: $199 for carbon and $99 for alloy 

For more information and more SRAM action head over to SRAM.com


About the author: Jordan Villella

Jordan comes from the steep streets of Pittsburgh PA, where he learned to dodge cars and rip single track. He has been involved in nearly every aspect of the cycling industry: from turning wrenches, store design, clothing production and bike park creation. Jordan spends his free time racing cross country and cyclocross around North America, though he has been know to enduro every now and then. His love of cycling is only second to his love of his family and punk rock.


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