The SRAM XO Type 2 10-Speed Long Cage rear derailleur was designed to keep your chain tight and your drivetrain running smoothly. With Roller Bearing Clutch technology, SRAM Type 2 eliminates derailleur bounce and chain slap without sacrificing precision. Because of the super-tight spring, this Type 2 derailleur features Cage Lock technology.
Strengths: Shift precision
Cage lock is a nice feature for servicing
Weaknesses: A tad bit heavier than the normal XO by approximately 30 grams. But that's only a worry for true weight weenies.
I got this as a take-off part from eBay. I can't believe that someone did not want this part. Quiet, no chainslap, precise shifts. The cage lock feature helps a ton when installing a new chain or servicing. The best der I have ever owned.
Got a new bike with the XO type 2 rear derailleur. It makes a clicking sound when I compress the suspension. I tracked it down to the clutch mechanism popping to allow the cage to move so the chain can change length when the suspension is compressed. Will the clicking sound decrease with use? Has an ... Read More »
I just wanted to confirm that you can absolutely run the new sram xx1 crankset with an entire sram 10 speed drive train.
Sram XX1 crankset
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I'm upgrading the rear derailleur on my bike to the new sram type 2. A buddy just got one and it's a revelation. I'm currently running an X0 RD with XX shifters. Will I noticed any difference with an X9 rear derailleur? Other than 15 grams and different jockey wheels is there any difference in p ... Read More »