SRAM XG-999 Cassette

4/5 (1 Reviews)
MSRP : $299.99


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X-DomeTechnology is now available for 9 speed!The revolutionary machined design ofThe XG-999 cassette usesThe same manufacturingTechniquesThat produceThe XX and PowerDome cassettes. With XG-999, seven ofThe cogs are CNC-machined out of a single piece of billet, creating an incredibly lightweight(only 175 grams!), precise and strong cassette.The open design also aids inThe dispersion of mud and muck forThe smoothest shifting under any conditions. XX cassetteTechnology for 9 speed! Approximate wei


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Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Lipster94 a Racer from mohegan lake, NY USA

Date Reviewed: March 18, 2011

Strengths:    LIGHTEST WEIGHT CASSETTE ON THE MARKET!
aside from its lightweight and pure beauty, beacuse it puts the weightt on the innermost part of you freehub body it is actually more efficient!


Weaknesses:    the biggest cog is a 32 and unlike the main cassette which is steel its aluminum. so it does wear out rather fast. Sram made it so you could replace it but never distributed the replacement rings.

Bottom Line:   
great cassette. is definetly a key part of an efficient drive train. between this cassette, the KMC chain, and the Sram XO cranks my bike climbs better than any bike out their! for those who think xx and 10 speed is all that, this cassette is lighter than the xx one!!
i would definetly recomend for a stronger rider tho because its lowest gear is only a 32.

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Favorite Trail:   monster (blue mtn.)

Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $330.00

Purchased At:   Briarcliff Bike Work

Similar Products Used:   Most Sram and Shimano cassettes

Bike Setup:   large Ellsworth epiphany (2003 mag rockers):
Sram XO cranks & red BB, XG-999 cassetts, KMC x9sl chain, xtr med. cage RD, stans arch rear rim with king hub, dt swiss xr4.2d front rim w/ hope pro 2 hub. xtr FD. xtr shifters, shimano brakes, ibis stem, easton monkey lite sl bars, easton ec90 seatpost, wtb laser v slt saddle, odi grips, fox float r (ellsworth tuned), rock shox revelation u-turn dual air fork, time atac xs carbon pedals,

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