I currently have a badly broken 10-speed X9 shifter. I can replace it relatively cheaply, I think, with a GX 10-speed, available at a local store. I believe that all 10-speed SRAM shifters are interchangeable, but I wanted to double check. So, 2 questions:

  1. Will this have any problems working with my X9 rear derailleur?
  2. Vastly less important, but a curiosity... How similar to the X9 shifter would the feel and function be? It seems to be about the same lever layout, but beyond that it's hard to tell.

1.compatability is 100 percent

  1. Maybe not exactly the same but the Gx is a good shifter.

  2. You can go 11speed with an Apex1 shifter plus 11sp cassette and chain. There is a reason why mtb 11/12 uses a new actuation ratio though.

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