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Updating drivetrain: Powertap to Force AXS - Powertap hub Compatibility?

I have a Zipp 808 20H wheel with a Powertap hub running a 10-speed cassette. I’m looking to get SRAM Force AXS, can I put a XD or XDR free hub on and run the 12 speed cassette? Or must I get a ...
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Which SRAM derailleur is an upgrade to the X7?

The SRAM x7 is mated to a PG 1050.
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Is the SRAM GX AXS a 1:1 replacement for a x7 derailleur?

The X7 is mated with a SRAM PG 1050 11-36 cassette. I would like to replace the derailleur without replacing the cassette.
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I need help getting a replacement grip shifter for a 9 speed rear derailleur

UPDATE: pictures of the rear derailleur at the bottom... I have a 2003 bianchi strada that I love to pieces and works great. it is now 19 years old and I've quite worn away all of the rubber grip on ...
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SRAM 53/39 along with 10/33

Can I run my old SRAM cranks (53/39) along with new 12 speed Force axs 10/33 cassette or do I have to run new cranks too?
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Upgrading from SRAM Force AXS to Force AXS WIDE - What can I keep?

As the title already says, I own right now a Force eTap AXS. However, I do sometimes need a wider range, since I like driving off rad steep climbs, therefore I'd like to upgrade to the AXS Wide. Do I ...
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How to tell when 1x Sram Xsync chainring needs replacing

I have an x01 12 speed drivetrain and when I push down on my cranks to pedal it seems like theres a slight amount of play between the chainring and chain. It's in the direction of the chain movement, ...
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SRAM 22 Road 'Group'?

I'm building up a new road bike. I had thought to try out an SRAM component system. However, looking for RIVAL 22 parts, I can't find the whole set in one place, and I'm unsure about the attendant ...
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Is Shimano MTB front derailleur compatible with SRAM crankset?

I have 3 pieces to make this work -- brifter, FD, and the crankset -- in 2x10 setup. From this post -- Compatibility of Tiagra 4700 shifter with MTB front derailleur -- I gather I can match Tiagra ...
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Can I use a different cassette on a SRAM Eagle NX bike for indoor training?

I want to use a bike fitted with SRAM Eagle NX groupset on an indoor trainer, and to have a complete wheel including cassette for use on the trainer. Would it make sense to use another 11 or 12-speed ...
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Is it possible to use SRAM brifters with non-SRAM hydraulic brakes?

"SRAM hydraulic brakes are issue-prone." Even if this is a damning blanket statement heard about a major parts manufacturer, I am not here trying to argue it. It is simply a premise of my ...
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Campagnolo 1x13 crankset (Ekar) with Sram Rival eTap AXS XPLR 1x12s Disc Groupset

Can a Campagnolo 1x13 crankset (Ekar) be used with Sram Rival eTap AXS XPLR 1x12s Disc Groupset? I really dig the look of Campagnolo crankset, hence the question. Thanks!
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I understand flat-top chain connectors; what's the story of this convex-top style?

I am familiar (we are all familiar) with the standard figure-8 shape of a chain link. I also somewhat understand the justification for the "flat-top" chain link. This style is used when ...
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Mechanic told me to replace the entire brake system because of "slow return"?

A bit of back story first: I bought a second-hand bike in 2020. It has SRAM Level TL installed from the start. It caught my attention that brake lever didn't return to the end and had very little ...
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SRAM Rival chainline on a 1x System, feeling the chain slipping into place

I have myself a SRAM Rival ETAP 1x Drivetrain and I am looking for advice here on a problem before I go to a Mechanic. Is it right to feel the chain slipping into place on the Front Chainring (while ...
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Slowly switching from Shimano to SRAM

I now ride Bianchi Aria with 105 mechanical groupset and I want to upgrade my drivetrain and go to electronic shifting because I'm sick of messing with the cables every month or two. Still, I also ...
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Converting Oval 928 rear hub to XDR

I am building a bike with a SRAM Force eTap AXS drive train. I would like to change the freehub to XDR on an OVAL rear wheel. Does anyone know if there are any XDR freehubs that would be compatible. ...
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How to mount Sram X01 pulley wheel spacers

Ive ordered a new set of pulley wheels for my Sram X01 derailleur but I do not know where to mount which spacer. The set came with 3 "deep" and 1 "flat" spacer as seen in the ...
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Is it a X sync or an X sync 2

This chainring is it an X-SYNC or X-SYNC2? https://www.bike-discount.de/en/sram-eagle-12-speed-chainring-x-sync-2-direct-mount-6mm-offset It is sold as xsync2 but on the chainring is clearly mentioned ...
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SRAM HRD: Unable to move DOT fluid with syringe

I am trying to bleed my SRAM HRD (from Red eTap groupset) brakes for the first time. Did everything according to the manual (adjusted brake contact point on lever, caliper bleeding port is open, etc) ...
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Understanding SRAM chain sizing guide

I'm having trouble understanding the latest SRAM chain sizing guide. I run a 1x11 on a full suspension bike (not eagle). You can see in the image there two scenarios for chain overlap. They have the ...
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What else do I need to change if I upgrade my Sora groupset?

I have a Specialized Allez 2019 or 2020 with Sora groupset, but the crankset is Praxis 50/32, and the brakes are Axis. I changed the rear derailleur to a RD 5700 and I'm looking forward to upgrading ...
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SRAM Rival eTap Rear Derailleur Cannot Shift All The Way Inboard

I have set up a number of eTAP SRAM rear Derailleurs and never had an issue. I set up a 44 tooth XPLR cassette with the XPLR Rival eTAP rear Derailleur. I got the chain sized, on the pulleys and ...
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SRAM 11-speed rear derailleur will not engage one specific gear (5th gear)

I have a Giant TCX SLR 2 with an 11-speed SRAM shifter which fails to shift to 5th gear every time when shifting from a larger diameter gear to the 5th gear. All other gears are okay. Shifting again ...
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Is there empirical evidence that SRAM DUB bottom brackets have longevity issues in the BB86/92 format?

It's well-known that bottom brackets designed for a 30mm spindle and a BB86/92 press-fit bottom bracket shell (41mm internal diameter) will have reduced lifespans due to the very small bearings that ...
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Can I use a campy (Campagnolo) 11 speed chain on a Sram Force 22 drivetrain?

After reading this article about “finding the best bicycle chain”. The article goes through factors like chain endurance and power transfer efficiency. After reading the article I see that the ...
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Replacing rear derailleur and shifters when upgrading from 3x7 to 3x9 drivetrain

I am considering upgrading my old trekking bike from a 3x7 to a 3x9 drivetrain. The bike is currently equipped with a 26/36/46 Shimano Exage FC-M320 which I intend to keep due to its wide sprocket ...
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SRAM XPLR for a 2x12

Hello fellow cyclists, Could someone please explain to me why XPLR rear derailer is 1x only? I want to install it on my gravel bike with 43/30 double chainring upfront. What can go wrong? Thanks! -----...
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3x7 Shimano/SRAM compatibility

I am trying to refurbish an old trekking bike from the early/mid 1990s. Current components of 3x7 drivetrain are as follows: crank: Shimano Exage FC-M320 46-36-26 chain: unknown cassette: 7-speed 28-...
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Sram Rival 11 speed + GX 10 speed dérailleur

Do you know if I can use Sram Rival 11 speed shifyers with a GX 10 speed dérailleur and if it will shift properly? I am planning to use an 11speed 11-42 cassette. Of course à grave monster project 👹😉...
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Can I use a 2x10 rear derailleur with 3 front rings?

I am looking at something like SRAM GX 2x10 MTB Rear Derailleur. Will it work with 3x MTB?
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SRAM Rival eTap AXS in «semi-automatic» mode

I am an almost complete noob in electronic shifting, so pardon my possibly stupid question. I've read somewhere that sram rival etap has a «semi-automatic» shifting mode, which keeps jumps to next up/...
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What is the heritage behind SRAM’s groupset names?

Like Shimano and Campagnolo, SRAM makes a series of groupsets aimed at all sorts of riding niches. What is the history behind the names of these groupsets? We have on the road side (most to least ...
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Help with drivetrain decision [closed]

Currently upgrading my old steel mountain bike for commuting. I need some advice on what drive-train to go with. Current setup is 3x7. I will convert to either 1x9 or 1x10 with new rear wheel/hub. I ...
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How to remove crankset for SRAM S350

I have a Kona Rove 2020, which is listed as having a SRAM S350 crankset. My understanding is this is a self-extracting crankset which means the inner 8mm non-drive side bolt should be loosened/...
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SRAM Force eTap AXS 2x12 compatible with Shimano 11-speed crankset and Shimano rim brakes?

I wish to upgrade my bike with the "SRAM Force eTap AXS 2x12 Upgrade Set"; this set would include the derailleurs and levers. The thing is, my current Shimano Ultegra 11-speed crankset (FC-...
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One rear cog doesn't shift down

Recently, I have replaced a chain after noticing that the old one gained 0.75-1 percent of elongation. After that everything worked fine, i.e. shifting was consistent and smooth, drivetrain worked ...
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SRAM NX Derailleur wheels hitting cable guide

The picture describes this issue better than I can. What is happening is that in the highest gear (i.e., in the smallest cog) the derailleur folds up as there is more chain to take up. However the ...
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sram etap axs compatibility - rival road setup adding SRAM ETAP CLICS

I am looking at SRAM AXS compatibility chart and I am confused, and can not find support on local shops here in Warsaw, Poland which are mostly Shimano-focused. I would like to get this Trek Emonda ...
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Quarq dfour installation

I'm looking into getting a sram quarq dfour power meter, but I'm a bit confused as to what parts I need. I have a Specialized Diverge 2021, which comes with ultegra RX810. I know I need the spider. Do ...
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SRAM S2200 - replacement BB30 spindle?

I'm having a hard time finding a replacement BB30 spindle for a SRAM S-2200 (X.0) crankset (originally fitted to a 2013 Specialized Enduro). I stripped the thread on the spindle, but I would like to ...
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SRAM NX Eagle crankset on a Shimano bottom bracket SM-BB70

I just bought a SRAM NX Eagle crankset (DUB standard) for my bike but when it arrived I realised it doesn't fit in the bottom bracket installed on my bike (SM-BB70). Is there a way to make it work or ...
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SRAM dub crank chainline

Any SRAM experts out there? Zero experience with SRAM dub. Used Hollowtech for years before... Ordered SRAM GX dub crankset. Advertised specifically for 49mm chainline. Arrived pre-assembled with a ...
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Drive chain swap clarifications

Been thinking about upgrading my drive train, however, I'm not sure if I've fully understood the compatibility part and wanted to get some more clarifications. Currently have an Advent X (10spd) and ...
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SRAM Yaw Front Derailleurs

Can anybody help me with any tips on fine-tuning the adjustments on this derailleur (Force 22)? The positioning as far as I can tell is good, I can stick a penny between the teeth of the big ring and ...
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Can I use a SRAM 10-speed cassette on my Shimano 105 9 speed groupset?

I'm looking to get a separate wheel for my indoor trainer for easy swapping between indoor and outdoor. I found a used wheel + cassette that has a SRAM 10 speed cassette on it already. Will this work ...
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stages power meter, which crank arm do they use?

stages claim that their product add only tiny bit of weight to stock crank arm (15g?) I'm looking for sram compatible ones. And I think sram eagle sx/nx/gx/xx1 crank arm has different weight. So my ...
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SRAM chain came with only half a powerlock

I just bought a new cassette and SRAM 9-speed PC 971 chain. On the outside of the package a power lock is pictured. However, inside the package only one half of the power lock was included. There must ...
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How much can bike shift cables spool, and over what radius?

Some shifter designs have become known for causing broken cables, anecedotally because they're causing too much repeat spooling and unspooling over too tight a radius. For example, broken cable heads ...
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SRAM Hydraulic brake stuck (with a changed bite point) after landing/impact

I experienced a weird problem on my SRAM level t 2 piston brakes. I like hopping my bike around, e.g. bunny hopping onto curbs. Sometimes, if the impact is hard, the brake lever would have reduced ...
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