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SRAM XX Trigger Shifter

3.5/5 (2 Reviews)
MSRP : $162.99


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Product Description

Precise contol careening down a rocky trail or through a mud bog and up into a gravel field is what the SRAM XX 2x10-Speed Trigger shifter is all about.


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User Reviews

Overall Rating:2
Value Rating:3
Submitted by teeroy a Cross Country Rider from Minnesota

Date Reviewed: September 19, 2011

Strengths:    looks cool

Weaknesses:    extremely complicated and fussy. way too much engineering was put into these shifters. for example they use bearings instead of bushings. Very cool but not necessary. You better have an exploded diagram when you open these guys up, coil springs and gears will be a flying. Sorry about the bad review but I have had my fill of frustration with these controls. First thing is you can't adjust the distance between the brake lever and the control levers when cupeled with the avid XX brake system. you can only adjust the up and down. The second big problem I had with this group is the large lever that is used on the front derailer strips out and slips easily. Plus I've had nothing but problems with the rear derailers lower pulley. Too much play in the cage and the chain constantly rolls off the pulley wheel Here is a link with pictures. http://forums.mtbr.com/drivetrain-shifters-derailleurs-cranks/200mi-sram-2x10-fixed-5k-shimano-pulley-731128.html

Bottom Line:   
I gear shifting group/lever shouldn't need to be this complicated. Its just a lever for god sake. My kids Walmarts shifters are more dependable. Make sure your local bike shop has a good mechanic that you trust, cuz I have a feeling you will be seeing him/her alot.

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Favorite Trail:   all

Duration Product Used:   6 months

Price Paid:    $1.00

Purchased At:   bikesdirect

Similar Products Used:   XTR

Bike Setup:   Ti hardtail 29er

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:4
Submitted by jay2nepal a Cross Country Rider from Fayetteville, AR USA

Date Reviewed: May 30, 2010

Strengths:    Very light, shifts well and very adjustable.

Weaknesses:    When shifting to larger cog/ lower gear in back, I wish it was a little more positive

Bottom Line:   
This is an amazing group! There is no other front shifting like XX. It is quick and positive. The rear shifting could be a little more positive when moving up the awesome XX cassette. When changing from an X9/XO drivetrain to the XX drivetrain I dropped over a pound. Only having to worry about two gears in front makes riding much easier. I may never go back to a 3x9 setup again. This drivetrain would help most anyone out there, especially the trailbike riders.

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Favorite Trail:   Lake Leatherwood, Eureka Springs AR

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Similar Products Used:   Shimano XTR, Sram X-9 and X.O.

Bike Setup:   Cannondale Rize Carbon 2 with SRAM XX drivetrain, Avid Elixir CR brakes and Mavic wheels

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Sram X9 vs XO vs XX trigger shifters

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will sram xx front mech work with x9 10 speed trigger?

Hi I have done a lot of searching but have not been able to conclude on the following question: Will an SRAM XX front derailleur be comaptible with an X9 (ten speed) trigger? I would think so - but SRAM states XX with XX only on most components. X9 and X0 seems to be inter-changeable. Tha ... Read More »

Sram XX / XO Trigger Question

Found a couple good deals on either a Sram XX and or XO trigger shifter set. My current setup is 3 x10 with X9 RD. My question is, can I run a 2 x 10 setup without changing the crank ??? As I rarely, if ever use the largest chainring...Read More »

XX / X0 Trigger adjustment? 10-spd

Is the trigger adjustment worth the upgrade to XX or X0 from X9? In general, i like the change to Triggers from grip shift ergonomics. The levers do seem kind of spread out to far though. Is there enough adjustment in the top level shifters to dial it in for a better feel? GRead More »

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