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Questions tagged [sram]

Questions that specifically deal with SRAM components. (No need to use if SRAM is an incidental part of the question.)

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SRAM Apex 1 doesn't upshift

I have a Boardman CXR 8.9, everything stock except for new mech hanger. It has a 11-42 cassette with a 11 speed 1x drivetrain. It's Sram Apex throughout, no mixing and matching like in other questions....
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Loud “thunk” sound each time my shoes pass the 1 o'clock position with both shoes

Folks, I need a hand. Does anyone know of a bike mechanic that can diagnose problems via FaceTime or another audio/video app? I ride strictly indoors (I’m in Iraq) and there’s a knocking coming from ...
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Pie plate cog on SRAM 2x

Okay guys, I'm trying to re-find fitness in my mid-40s. My bike has a SRAM Apex (don't laugh, if it's good enough for Alberto Contador, it's good enough for me - and you!) 10-speed drivetrain with ...
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SRAM eTAP cassette compatibility

I'm having trouble understanding SRAM road component compatibility "map" as they call it, specifically the cassette and rear derailleur part. For example, the PG-1130 cassette has no black box marker ...
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How to bleed rear SRAM Force 1 brake

I'm having a hard time bleeding the rear brake of my Specialized Diverge. Following closely the instructions provided by SRAM (and other sources like GCN and other people from YouTube) only works for ...
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SRAM eTap rear derailleur chain drop issue

I’m having an issue with my chain falling off the lower pulley wheel when (1) I hit a significant bump or (2) shift from large ring to small ring. But only in cogs 6, 7, 8. Any suggestions? I’ve ...
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Eagle chain B-gap adjustment without plastic tool

SRAM makes this plastic tool for adjusting the B-gap on their Eagle derailleurs. My question is, if I want to measure this distance without this tool (say with a caliper instead), how should I go ...
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Flat mount brake caliper and rotor tolerances

So I was finishing my build today putting all pieces together on my Diverge 52 carbon frame when something come to my attention: the flat mount SRAM Red hydraulic brake calipers can barely clear the ...
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Replacing FSA Omega BB30 with SRAM Force 22 BB30

following my recent post about the problem with FSA Omega BB30, I was advised to throw it away and go for a new one. I've done some research and decided to upgrade with SRAM Force 22 BB30, already ...
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Installing SRAM X3 7-speed shifter with Acera derailleur : shifting stops at 4th cog

I've never installed one of these trigger shifters. Here's what I'm doing: Acera derailleur has chain on the smallest cog. Mount trigger shifter on handlebar with its gear set to 7. Run cable to and ...
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Issue shifting from largest cog to second largest

Got a Canyon Spectral 3 weeks ago, have done around 2 hours riding on it and have noticed an issue with shifting from the largest cog to second largest. The drivetrain is SRAM NX 1x12. There are two ...
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Converting Sram Force 1 to Sram Force 22

I am buying a Sram Force 1 groupset with a new bike and I cannot test it before buying. In the case I really dislike the gearing steps issues, how difficult/costly would it be to convert to Sram Force ...
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Can you use SRAM 11-spd trigger shifters such as NX and GX with Shimano 11-spd derailleurs such as SLX and XT?

I have read some threads that say these work well together and solve the hard shifting issue with the Shimano shifters.
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Rotating 12-speed SRAM GX chain

I have a new mountain bike with an SRAM GX 12-speed drivetrain. I am thinking about rotating the chain to make maintenance easier and to increase the lifetime of the cassette. I would swap between two ...
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What does this barrel adjuster do on the rear derailleur (SRAM Apex 1)?

On this SRAM Apex 1 derailleur, what does this barrel adjuster do? What happens if I turn it clockwise/anti-clockwise?
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Is an SLX M7000 crankset compatible with the rest of my drivetrain?

I ride a Comencal Meta HT AM Origin. Unfortunately I need to buy a new crankset. I’ve been thinking about Shimano SLX FC-M7000 34-24T with a new bottom bracket, BB-MT800. Do you know if that ...
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Imperfect shifting

Have a bicycle with sram rival shifter and sram gx mech which I recently changed handlebars on with new gear cable. There is supposedly a 1to1 ratio here however the shifting performance is not great. ...
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What are these connectors?

And how can I connect to them with my own stylish red hoses?
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Carbon fiber crank arm with scratches--how much damage is a concern?

I have a compact SRAM red crankset with carbon fiber crank arms. On the left side, the outside coating on the end has chipped off from sometimes colliding with the ground while turning. At what ...
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Can I reuse Jagwire hydraulic brake hose?

They were previously filled with Shimano mineral oil. Now they are to be re-purposed for dot 5.1 oil. Any issues with doing so? Cheers.
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Sram crankset compatibility

I have a bike with SRAM s350 172.5mm 40T chainset, SRAM GXP 68mm BB and 12x142mm through axle rear hub, which should make my chainline 49mm. As I have knee issues I am looking for 165mm crank arms (...
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Switching from MTB to road handlebars

I have a gravel bike with an MTB setup. SRAM GX rear mech, SRAM XO shifter, 1x11 system, Shimano disc brakes. How would I go about replacing my flat handlebars with road bars? Alternative 1 Get a ...
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installing 11-40T Sunrace cassette with Sram Rival 22

I'm trying to build up a hillclimb bike (Mt. Washington) - current set-up is OK, but I could use the help AND don't care about temporarily losing the use of my big chain ring. Current set-up (all ...
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Mating Brifters and MTB drive train and disc brakes - Marriage or Divorce

Looking to buy a Salsa-Cutthroat equipped with SRAM Rival brifters; a 1X drive train (11-42t rear cassette RAM Rival long cage deraileur); SRAM GX 1000 crankset; and SRAM Rival Hydraulic Disc Brakes. ...
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Why do SRAM rear derailleur not have a parallel movement

My SRAM rear derailleur (Rival 22 circa 2016) has a non parallel movement. When it is in the lowest gear, the cage and pulley sprockets align with the cassette sprockets, but when it's in the highest ...
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Steps to remove Ultegra and install SRAM Force disc brakes with internally routed hose

I have a CAAD12 disc with Ultegra, but I prefer SRAM, so I have got some nice new Force levers & calipers that I need to fit. This is my first experience with disc brakes. The front setup isn't a ...
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Will Sram GX Eagle grip shift trigger work with 11sp cassette?

Will Sram GX Eagle grip shift trigger work with 11sp cassette? Is it possible to adjust it so that one click in shifter is just useless. I am upgrading my transsmision. I can't afford buying whole ...
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Will the same lock ring fit 11T or 12T ring, SRAM cassette?

I am currently running Sram PG1070 12-28, but would like to upgrade to 11-28. I can get 11T cog for pretty cheap, but I saw I might also have to get a different lock ring then. Is that true, or could ...
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9 speed SRAM shifter for dropbars?

Does anyone know if SRAM makes a 9 speed compatible shifter for dropbars? What's the best option for shifter/derailleurs for a 2x9 cross bike?
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2014 RockShox Pike RC oil recommendation

I'm getting a lot of conflicting information regarding the volume of oil for the lowers on this 2014 RockShox Pike RC w/ charger damper. Can anyone confirm the correct quantity of 0W-30? Is there a ...
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Canyon Strive AL 6.0 - SRAM GXP or a Pressfit GXP bottom bracket?

Does the 2016 Canyon Strive AL 6.0 Race have a SRAM GXP or a Pressfit GXP bottom bracket?
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What instead of Sram Spectro s7 shifter

I have just damaged shifter and it is no longer usable. Is it possible to replace it with something cheaper and more available? It is just commuter/winter-bike, so I just need it to work and less it ...
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Alternative to tuning automatic hub?

I am contemplating purchasing an automatic gear hub, namely the SRAM Automatix. One of the criticisms leveled at this hub is that it shifts up too soon. The default settings can however be adjusted if ...
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Which bikes come with SRAM Automatix

I rented a bike with SRAM Automatix once and it was a pleasure to ride. I'm not sure what the brand was and I couldn't find any information online as to which bikes come with this hub. I guess I ...
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Can I use Avid olive and connector insert in a Shimano brake?

Basically, this is the question: I can use the olives and connector inserts proper for Avid in a Shimano Deore M596 brake/hose? Has anyone tried and can report if it worked perfectly or if there was ...
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Has SRAM discontinued i-light hub dynamo?

I haven't been able to find SRAM hub dynamos lately. Has SRAM discontinued making of hub dynamos?
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How to tighten SRAM HRD Rival brake lever?

I have SRAM Rival HRD brake/gear shifters on my cross bike. It's a 1X setup. The left brake lever (this is the UK where rear brake lever is on the left, so it's the rear brake lever only) has lateral ...
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Remove SRAM Guide with internal routing

I want to remove my SRAM Guide RS rear brake (to replace it with Shimanos). The frame has internal routing, so I need to keep the DOT fluid from coming out of the cable when pulling them through the ...
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Nukeproof Pulse SRAM PG-1030, 11/26, 10-speed to 11/36t, 10-speed

I'm a bit of an amateur but looking for advice at the moment. My cassette is 11-26t which is pretty hard for me (not that fit). I'm looking at changing to the 36t which I can see would be bigger, if ...
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Friction in newly installed bottom bracket

I could do with some help on a bike build... I've installed a BB86/92 Trivatuv pressfit GXP bottom onto my Production Privee Shan frame. I used a headset press and everything seemed to go smoothly. ...
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Is 1x11 better than any 2X10? [closed]

I am upgrading from a Shimano tourney bike and newbie so please be nice to me .. lol :) I ride trails and easy bike paths and some roads. For cross country - Semi road/ Semi mountain type riding, ...
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Double up-shift on Sram X01/XX1?

For over a year now I'm using Sram's 1x11 X01 drivetrain. It works great, but the only thing I miss from my 3x9 XTR is the double up-shift on the rear derailleur. With 11 gears it only makes even more ...
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SRAM 11 speed Apex derailleur w/ SRAM GX 10-42t cassette

I'm building up a drop bar bike and working with sram for the first time. The issue I've run into is that a local shop advised me that the indexing for the sram 11 speed road line and the mtb line ...
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Is this SRAM X-9 mech 10-speed compatible?

I have this SRAM X-9 mech on my Dahon folding bike. I bought it second-hand, so I'm unsure of it's age. The bike is fitted with 9-speed shifters and cassette. I would like to upgrade to a 10-speed ...
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Barrel adjuster for sram gx rear derailleur?

I'm doing a bit of an unorthodox build right now. It's a specialized awol using a sram gx 1x11 drivetrain, but, because I'm running trp hylex discs, I've opted to use a sram s500 bar end shifter. An ...
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Replacement brake pads for SRAM Force 1/CX 1

I'm looking to replace the default pads that come with the SRAM Force 1/CX 1. I can't tell if they're metallic or organic. I ended up purchasing the organic version https://www.competitivecyclist.com/...
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SRAM hydraulic brake weak - new bike

I bought a new gravel bike (Serious Grafix Pro) with SRAM hydraulic disc brakes. The rear one has very weak stopping power. I can pull the right/rear brake lever completely to the handlebar and the ...
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SRAM GX1 comparability with double crankset

I am considering purchasing a bike with SRAM's GX1 11x1 gearing but I would like to switch it to use a double crankset. Is the SRAM GX1 rear derailleur and cassette compatible with a dual crankset? ...
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What's this linchpin on hydraulic brakes

I just got a new bike with SRAM Level Hydraulic disc brakes. After riding it home, I noticed both the front and rear brakes have a silver linchpin holding something in place. It almost looks like it's ...
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SRAM Drop bar to MTB hydraulic brake interoperability

In a previous question I asked about compatibility of drop bar shifters with mountain bike derailleurs. Now I'm curious about drop bar hydraulic brake lever compatibility to mountain bike hydraulic ...