SRAM XG 10-99 XX Cassette

3.2/5 (5 Reviews)
MSRP : $312.99

Product Description

The revolutionary machined design ofThe XX Cassette usesThe same grueling manufacturingTechniquesThat producedThe PowerDome road cassette. With X-Dome, eight ofThe cogs are CNC-machinedTogether out of a single block of billet steel, creating an incredibly lightweight, precise, and strong cassette. It’s a processThatTakes nine hours per cassette!The aluminum large cog can be replaced as needed. You have never seen a cassetteThat looks likeThis.The open design aids in mud clearance, giving y

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User Reviews

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Zachariah a All Mountain Rider

Date Reviewed: June 14, 2014

Strengths:    ~ CNC work-of-art
~ Insane lightness
~ Cogs never move independently
~ Nine cogs are steel
~ Lightning shifts, every time

Weaknesses:    ~ Cost
~ SRAM rescinded on serviceablity of 36t cog
~ Inner carrier sleeve may impede smooth installation on certain wheelsets(ie: Easton Haven)

Bottom Line:   
Pricey - but I'm nearing 9700 miles on my XX cassette. You heard that RIGHT....this cassette is nearing 10k/miles, with barely any signs of shark tooth wear. The secret is simple - once your chain reaches near .075".....change it out! I have gone through seven chains, which clearly means this cassette has paid for itself many times over. Unlike "soft" titanium cogs - a milled steel cassette is the ultimate in durability, combined with light weight. Get stronger and stay off the 36t cog and this cassette can easily last until 20,000 miles!

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Favorite Trail:   Idyllwild Hub Trails

Duration Product Used:   4 Years

Price Paid:    $300.00

Purchased At:   Online

Similar Products Used:   SRAM XG-1080
Shimano XTR CS-M980

Bike Setup:   2012 Trek Superfly 100 Pro - Full SRAM XX; Enve wheels.....equals a 22-pound Trail beast.

Overall Rating:1
Value Rating:1
Submitted by Tim

Date Reviewed: June 2, 2012

Strengths:    Light

Weaknesses:    Creaks like a mo fo. Shop spent many man hours replacing bottom bracket, tightening everything possible, changing out chain, rings, pedals. Turned out to be the damn cassette!

Bottom Line:   
Ummm.. SRAM is shipping replacement...

Overall Rating:3
Value Rating:3
Submitted by Rusty a Downhiller from Kelowna, BC. Canada

Date Reviewed: October 24, 2011

Strengths:    Super light - has the gear spread I was looking for!

Weaknesses:    This thing creaks!!! Spent weeks looking for the creak in my drivetrain and I never would have guessed it was the cassette. The steel cogs interfacing with the alloy 36t cog make too much noise.

Bottom Line:   
Gonna try and return it to get a new one! Hopefully sram has fixed this problem on the 2012 model - if not I'll gladly go with a heavier, cheaper cassette and have a quiet drivetrain.

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Favorite Trail:   Jabbarocky

Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $400.00

Purchased At:   Sovereign Cycle

Similar Products Used:   Sram 1070, Sram 1050, Sram 990

Bike Setup:   Yeti ASR5 Carbon

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by dubdryver a Racer from Miami, FL

Date Reviewed: March 10, 2011

Strengths:    Insanely strong, light, and just a piece of work

Weaknesses:    price? You get what you pay for though.

Bottom Line:   
Disregard the first review, The rating of this product is very far off since people just have not been doing a review on the cassette. There are tons of people running the XX (1099) and XX system as a whole, and loving it!

I have close to 5,000mi. on this cassette and it has shown very little signs of wear. I have actually replaced the chain already, but the cassette is still going strong! This piece is milled out of a solid chunk of billit stee! It is only one piece (besides the replacable 36T and the lock cog (11T). You will not find finer craftmanship or precision metal work on a bike.

The conditions I ride in beside being 1.5 season now...riding year-round, it is Miami, range from muddy, pouring to dry super fine sand and dust. I log a lot of miles a week, and I have a ton of faith in this component that it won't fail on me. Really, you have to give this product a chance, I know it is expensive...but I estimate that you replace your present cassette 2 to 3 or maybe even four times before you preplace one of these! If you look at it in that respect, it is actually less expensive in the long run to put on your bike. If you have any questions, feel free to send me a message on here. I have quite a lot of experience w/ the cassette and 1x10 and 2x10, on a 26" platform and 29er platform.

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Favorite Trail:   many

Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Price Paid:    $235.00

Purchased At:   ebay

Similar Products Used:   PG-990, XT, PG-980, PG-950

Bike Setup:   Santa Cruz Tallboy 29er Med. w/ Rockshox Monarch RT3
Roval Control EL 29 w/ 36T upgrade, Maxxis IKON EXO front and rear
Rockshox Reba Team Tapered 120mm 20mm T/A
SRAM X9 2x10 Shifters
SRAM X9 2x10 Fr. Derailleur
SRAM XO 2x10 R. Rerailleur, med cage (red)
SRAM S2200 (XO) 2x10 38/28 crankset w/ carbon bash
SRAM GXP bottom bracket
SRAM XX 11-36 10 speed cassette
SRAM PC-1091R chain
Easton EC90 Zero seatpost
Fizik Alianta Gamma XM saddle (K:ium)
Bontrager XXX Lite Carbon Stem (Ti hardware)
Truvativ Noir WCS Carbon bars, low rise
Crank bros. XC foam lock-on grips
Cane Creek 110 Tapered headset
Shimano XT 770 pedals
Hayes Stroker Gram Carbon disc brakes (Ti. Hardware)
Alligator Serration 160mm (Ti. Hardware)
Jagwire Ripcord shifter cables (red)
Specialized bottle cages (red)

Overall Rating:2
Value Rating:2
Submitted by carlpretzel a Racer from Colfax, NC , USA

Date Reviewed: October 1, 2010

Strengths:    Looks Great

Weaknesses:    Won't last long

Bottom Line:   
Not for the masses. I've owned my bike less then six months. I've already replaced my cassette this year. Requires lots of TLC. Cables and housing have been replaced along with a chain and chain ring set. Rear shifting is great when it's adjusted. But it won't last long. I usually have to adjust it after every race.

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Duration Product Used:   6 months

Price Paid:    $300.00

Similar Products Used:   XTR

Bike Setup:   2010 Pivot Mach 4 Full XX group

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