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Direct-mount SRAM T-Type Eagle waves goodbye to the derailleur hanger

SRAM’s all-new T-Type Eagle Transmission has landed, with the long-teased direct-mount design removing the need for a derailleur hanger and derailleur adjustment screws. The innovative direct-mount design – described as the “biggest product introduction in SRAM’s history” – sees the…

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Front Derailleur / Double Chainring Alternatives

Jim’s Tech Talk By Jim Langley After last week’s column on Dropped Chains with Chain Keepers a reader named “Phil” and Harvey Miller recommended other ways to deal with the problem of dropped chains, front derailleurs and chain keepers. Which…

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SRAM’s second-generation Force AXS electronic groupset takes cues from Rival and refines front derailleur

The new SRAM Force eTap AXS groupset sees updates to the shifters, cranksets and front derailleur, alongside new shiny graphics. There is a change to naming conventions, with SRAM dropping eTap from the groupset’s name – so, henceforth, it’s just…