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SRAM 2002 Rocket™ half pipe shifter Shifter

4.67/5 (3 Reviews)
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Product Description

  • SRAM patented "SRS" technology: speed release spool shifting, enhanced mechanical feel, light precision indexing
  • "Half Pipe" grip length: all time shifting, shift from all positions on the handlebar
  • Quick view mechanical gear indicator
  • Tethered "Never Lose" cable replacement port: easy cable change
  • Detailed specifications: 9-speed compatible Shimano®, 80mm gripping length (front and rear), Teflon® coated cable, Grilon® composite construction, index and micro-adjust front shifter options


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    Reviews 1 - 3 (3 Reviews Total)

    User Reviews

    Overall Rating:4
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by Guillaume Carle a Cross Country Rider from montreal

    Date Reviewed: September 12, 2005

    Strengths:    works fine, no compatibility flaw with shimano. Accurate shifting even with some mud.

    Weaknesses:    cable can be hard to change sometime, but no big deal.


    Bottom Line:   
    I used this set for two seasons and I really love it. I do recommend it. Never had any problem. I am a mech level 2 and never see any client with some problem neither with this model. Not 5 chilis for overall rating, cause I know there are some better like the x.0 kit and xtr dual. But the half pipe are the best value rating all around for twisters.

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    Favorite Trail:   bromont

    Duration Product Used:   1 Year

    Price Paid:    $32.00

    Purchased At:   ebay (zursters)

    Similar Products Used:   sachs, sram trigger x.9, xt dual control and some cheap like acera, alivio, etc.

    Bike Setup:   Gt frame, xt/xtr, mavic 717, ti stem, ti seatpost, ti handlebar. Everything working well.

    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by Scott a Weekend Warrior from Columbus, Ohio

    Date Reviewed: December 9, 2002

    Strengths:    Easy to install, I just purchased these and installed them. The entire process only took about 45 min. Adjustment was easy and they appear to work as advertised. Multiple gear jumps are just a twist away and are much more intutitive than the LX units my bike came with. I will review again when I have some miles on them but my initial impression is a great set of shifters for a great price.

    Weaknesses:    None seen yet

    Bottom Line:   
    A solid upgrade for those who have lower end Shimano shifters. I rode a friends older bike several weeks ago with grip shifters and on the trail they make a big differencein your ability to get in the right gear at any time. Looks like a great upgrade for not much money.

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    Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

    Price Paid:    $59.00

    Purchased At:   Price Point

    Similar Products Used:   Shimano LX

    Bike Setup:   Ellsworth ISIS, XT drive train, Avid brakes, WTB wheels

    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by Dennis a Cross Country Rider from heemskerk

    Date Reviewed: May 1, 2002

    Strengths:    Everything!!

    Weaknesses:    None.....not yet......

    Bottom Line:   
    I love these things, they're just in one word GREAT!!
    I love the thick and long grips. (got big hands) Shift very smoothly and accurate. 100 Burning Chilis!!

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    Duration Product Used:   6 months

    Similar Products Used:   Shimano Deore (LX) RapidFire things.......ghehe, ik really hate those things.

    Bike Setup:   Giant ATX 2002, Marzocchi MXC Air 2002, Ritchey etc.

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