Avid Reviews and News


SRAM has been busy lately, and at Sea Otter they were showing off new and improved components. The new products included the 650B Rise wheel, Avid X0 Trail brake, Grip Shift, Type 2 Rear Derailer and Reverb Stealth, while the RockShox forks and Monarch RT3 shock got some hefty tweaks. Grip Shift One of SRAM’s […]

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SRAM April 2012 News

Don’t be fooled by X0 Trail’s sleek design and slender 340-gram weight. With a powerful 4-piston caliper and innovative lever pivot bearing, the all-new X0 Trail eats nasty terrain for lunch.

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Two New AVID X0 Brakes Take the Trail by Storm

New Four Piston XO and XO Trail Brakes Just Announced! The guys at SRAM, Truvativ, Avid and RockShox have been busy! Following on the heels of the new SRAM 10-speed Grip Shift, SRAM Type 2 Derailleurs and the Truvativ NOIR T40 handlebars, Avid announces the new XO and XO Trail Brakes. Introducing the new AVID […]

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All Disciplines. All SRAM.

SRAM, RockShox, Avid and Truvat iv athletes won in almost every mountain bike discipline imaginable this past weekend. Further instilling SRAM’s ability to be a dominant force on every dirt-covered race course in the world, be it XC racing, downhill World Cup, enduro or slopestyle. XC World Cup points leader Jaroslav Kulhavy took the top spot […]

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AVID Chainless challenge – Two Times the Fun This Weekend!

This weekend we have two AVID Chainless Challenge events happening, in very different settings! Ashland Mountain Challenge Ashland, Oregon Friday, June 17, 2011 Triple DHip DH Stage Race Sol Vista Bike Park Granby, Colorado Saturday, June 18, 2011     Source: Tyler Morland www.sram.com/avid

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Faster. Lighter. Better. 2012 Avid – XX and XX World Cup

5.10.11 : Colorado Springs, CO The newly redesigned XX and XX World Cup incorporates race-proven technology and improved performance all while shaving off precious weight. XX is just as comfortable on the World Cup podium as it is on your Saturday trail ride. Join us in welcoming the new standard of lightweight power, control, and […]

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2011 SRAM XO Groupset

Some pictures of the new 2011 SRAM XO groupset, taken at their recent press event in Ashland, OR. Click on photos for larger image. From the SRAM Website: “Battle Tested Bringing the first 2X10 MTB gearing and Avid’s full-featured brake to the legendary X0 line gives you a product family ready for any XC, Trail, […]

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AVID Announces New Elixir 3 Brakes

AVID Elixir 3 was built for value and gives nothing away in performance and adjustability. The newest brake in the Elixir family offers up a sleek ambidextrous lever body and stout two-piece caliper. Featuring a TaperBore master cylinder and AVID’s optimized pivot placement, the Elixir 3 brings a new level of performance and control to […]

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Avid Elixir CR Disc Brake Review

Article Originally Found On Mountain Biking by 198 Review by Robb Sutton Original Article: Avid Elixir CR Hydraulic Disc Brake Review In product year 2009, SRAM has been making a lot of changes and introductions throughout its brands. Truvativ released the Hammerschmidt…the Rock Shox suspension fork line was almost completely updated…and the Avid brake lineup saw the […]

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Avid Juicy 5 Hydraulic Brake Review

Post by Robb Sutton (198) Mountain Biking by 198 https://www.mtbtrailreview.com/ Avid Juicy 5 Hydraulic Disc Brake Review Are you looking to make the switch to disc brakes without breaking the bank? Are you tired of the poor lever feel and performance out of those other “budget” disc brakes? Look no further than the Juicy Fives […]

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