SRAM has been busy lately, and at Sea Otter they were showing off new and improved components. The new products included the 650B Rise wheel, Avid X0 Trail brake, Grip Shift, Type 2 Rear Derailer and Reverb Stealth, while the RockShox forks and Monarch RT3 shock got some hefty tweaks.
Avid X0 Trail: Sneaky Strong
4-Piston Strong, X0 Light
Don't be fooled by X0 Trail's sleek design and slender 340-gram weight. With a powerful 4-piston caliper and innovative lever pivot bearing, the all-new X0 Trail eats nasty terrain for lunch. More power, more control, more fun on every...
New Four Piston XO and XO Trail Brakes Just Announced!
The guys at SRAM, Truvativ, Avid and RockShox have been busy! Following on the heels of the new SRAM 10-speed Grip Shift, SRAM Type 2 Derailleurs and the Truvativ NOIR T40 handlebars, Avid announces the new XO and XO Trail Brakes...
SRAM, RockShox, Avid and Truvat iv athletes won in almost every mountain bike discipline imaginable this past weekend. Further instilling SRAM's ability to be a dominant force on every dirt-covered race course in the world, be it XC racing, downhill World Cup, enduro or slopestyle.
XC World Cup...
i also posted on pinkbike:
so i was replacing my front tyre,and i flipped my bike upside down,so it was standing on the bars and the rear tyre.
i have put the wheel back in,and while upside down,i gave it a...
Hello bike friends!!!
I am building my own "soft all mountain" hardtail (yes, hardtail I hope it works)
And I am using mainly Sram X7 to X9 stuff :)
Right now, I'm the process of buying some disc brakes and they will be my first disc brakes ever, so I was wondering if someone could advice me...
I had a 185 mm front rotor on the front of my bike and I somehow ended up with a 180 mm rotor up there. When I pulled my pads for cleaning and inspection, I noticed I definitely am "wasting" 5 or so mm's on my pads most outward surface. Now I never noticed and performance loss but I'm wondering...
This weekend we have two AVID Chainless Challenge events happening, in very different settings!
Ashland Mountain Challenge
Friday, June 17, 2011
Triple DHip DH Stage Race
Sol Vista Bike Park
Saturday, June 18, 2011
Source: Tyler Morland
5.10.11 : Colorado Springs, CO The newly redesigned XX and XX World Cup incorporates race-proven technology and improved performance all while shaving off precious weight. XX is just as comfortable on the World Cup podium as it is on your Saturday trail ride. Join us in welcoming the new...
Some pictures of the new 2011 SRAM XO groupset, taken at their recent press event in Ashland, OR. Click on photos for larger image.
From the SRAM Website:
"Battle Tested Bringing the first 2X10 MTB gearing and Avid's full-featured brake to the legendary X0 line gives you a product family...
AVID Elixir 3 was built for value and gives nothing away in performance and adjustability. The newest brake in the Elixir family offers up a sleek ambidextrous lever body and stout two-piece caliper.
Featuring a TaperBore master cylinder and AVID's optimized pivot placement, the Elixir 3 brings...
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Review by Robb Sutton
Original Article: Avid Elixir CR Hydraulic Disc Brake Review
In product year 2009, SRAM has been making a lot of changes and introductions throughout its brands. Truvativ released the Hammerschmidt...the Rock Shox...
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Avid Juicy 5 Hydraulic Disc Brake Review
Are you looking to make the switch to disc brakes without breaking the bank? Are you tired of the poor lever feel and performance out of those other "budget" disc brakes...