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First Look! SRAM Transmission Ends the Mountain Bike “Drivetrain”

After months of spy shots and speculation, the new direct-mount MTB rear derailleur is here. Far more than just a new mech, it’s an entirely new system called SRAM Transmission. Three distinct versions — XO, XX, and XX SL —…

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SRAM Direct Mount Transmission | Best Mountain Bike Drivetrain

The Takeaway: No need to change your cadence or ease up on the pedals: Transmission offers smooth, quiet, and ultra-solid shifting up and down the cassette even under full load. But the biggest benefit is durability and longevity. Compatible with…

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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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SRAM lightens Force AXS groupset, speeds up shifting and adds new power meter options

SRAM has updated its second-tier Force AXS groupset with changes including a reshaped HRD Shift-Brake hood, a redesigned front derailleur and new integrated chainrings that are designed to deliver faster and smoother shifting. There’s also the introduction of a spindle-based…