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Sharing an 11 speed SRAM wheel with an 11 speed Campagnolo

I have two bikes, one with Campagnolo and one with SRAM red. I want to be able to swap wheels (Primary for Triathlons) but also on my trainer. Why do I need to be aware of?
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Can I mix these SRAM Apex components with Shimano/Ofmega components on my bike temporarily?

I own a Fausto Coppi vintage bike. Currently I have RSX shifters with Shimano exage 300EX front and rear derailleurs. I am switching my whole setup to accomodate 10 speed. My new wheels fit well. I ...
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Why doesn't my new SRAM XG-1295 cassette bolt turn freely?

I am trying to install a brand new SRAM XG-1295 cassette. I watched many videos and it seems very straight forward. Place the cassette on the freehub, match the splines in back, tighten with a ...
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SRAM BB30 cranks - how to remove crankarm from spindle?

I have SRAM S2200 (X.0) cranks with a BB30/PF30 spindle. They are 3-piece ones, with the self-extracting mechanism on the right (drive) side, and a regular non-puller bolt on the left side. I want to ...
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Mix SRAM eTap with GRX Group

I have a GRX810 2x groupset and thinking about changing the shifting system to eTap but stick to the braking system and the crankset. I tried to get any information for the GRX group but could not ...
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Change chainring on Canyon Inflite CF SL7

Currently bike has a 40T SRAM quarq crankset (direct mount) Is it possible if I install a different brand's crank, since I need to install 48T chainring which I'm not able to find.
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Replacing cranks on SRAM Force AXS

I've purchased some shorter cranks for my SRAM Force AXS eTap bike, and I'm trying to decide between learning and swapping them myself vs. bringing it into a LBS. Pros of doing it myself: learn for ...
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Sram Eagle NX Rear Derailleur not reacting to cable tension

Have had a SRAM NX Eagle rear derailleur (bike is a 1x) on my YT Jeffsy for about a year and a half. For about the first year, worked awesome, indexed the gears a few times and all was good. Last half ...
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SRAM GX DH 7 Speed on Trek Marlin 5?

I am a beginner and I have a Trek Marlin 5 2020, it has quite a crap Shimano Tourney derailleur. I was wondering if I could swap it out with a SRAM GX DH 7 speed derailleur and shifter? Would it work ...
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What size is the tiny ball bearing used in SRAM rim-brake caliper quick release detents?

SRAM road rim-brake calipers (mine are specifically Rival from 2011) have a quick release lever to facilitate wheel changes, as many calipers do. The SRAM QR lever has detents which make a little "...
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New chain - problems getting into low gears

SRAM GX 11 speed. I snapped my chain last week. Replaced with a fresh SRAM 11 speed chain. I used my old chain as a guide to get the length on the chain right - but I can't swear it is a link ...
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Swapping cranks on SRAM Force AXS eTAP

I'm looking to swap out shorter cranks on my bike. It's this bike, but of note has a SRAM PF30 bottom bracket and SRAM Force eTap AXS, 48/35 chainset. I'm trying to work out if these will be ...
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How to replace lever adjustment knob on guide r brakes

I broke the lever pull adjustment knob on my guide r brakes is there a way to replace this knob? Or any hacks that can be done to put it to maximum reach?
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SRAM Apex 1 crankset compatibility

I have a Giant Revolt Advance 1 with SRAM Apex 1. The crank has 40 teeth. Which crankset should I buy if I want 32 teeth?
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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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Difference between Shimano GRX400 and SRAM Apex

I'm currently interested in a gravel bike and am in the process of mapping out my options. One parameter that is very obvious is that some models come with Shimano's GRX400 groupset and some with SRAM'...
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How to properly clean and lube the bearings on a sram apex bottom bracket (GXP)?

For this bottom bracket type I am not sure you can take the bearings out to lube them. How do I get grease in there. Also how do I get the old grease out? Does it even matter? I found this video (...
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Which derailler hanger?

Which derailler hanger should work on saracen raw 3 with sram sx4 rear derailer? The old derailler snapped off rhe frame
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Upgrading the brakes on a Giant Anyroad 2 2015

I am looking to buy some used Giant Anyroad 2 2015. The groupset is already upgraded to Shimano 105 2x11, with cassette 11-34t. Crankset are Tiagra. Everything look fine, except the brake, which still ...
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Can a SRAM GX 2.1 run with an 11-42 tooth cassette?

I have a Trek X-Caliber 8 from 2017 and it has a 2x10s drivetrain. I want to switch to a 1x, and I don't really want to move to a 11s derailleur. So, what I would like to do is to upgrade my SRAM GX ...
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Do I need a medium or large cage rear derailleur?

My SRAM x5 rear derailleur got caught on something and broke. I went to order a new one and learned there are different cage sizes. I don't know which size cage I currently have. While trying to ...
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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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Changing SRAM Apex brifters to flat bar - which is it possible to get hydraulic brake levers and trigger shifters to match?

I've got a Tempest gravel bike from Planet X that came with drops and the Apex HRD groups. It works well but the whole drop handle bar positioning is a very literal pain -- I ended up with crucifying ...
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Problem with internal gear routing cable and bottom bracket

I have a problem where I got a frame made I asked for internal cable routing and it has arrived but there is no provision for the cable to pass through the bottom bracket. It is a titanium frame and ...
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Extending range on SRAM PG-1130 cassette / cassette specification

I'm considering buying a Kona Rove ST bike with a 1x drivetrain setup. However, one concern I have is a limited range of higher gears (40:11 ratio for the highest gear). I would like to have some more ...
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Convert SRAM Force 11 to single chainring

I bought a bike with an SRAM Force 11 groupset a few years ago and my local bike guy says I'll have to replace the cassette soon. I only use the large chainring in front and that's apparently why I've ...
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SRAM Guide R brakes pad adjustment

I've replaced my old brake pads in SRAM Guide R brake set, and I've noticed that the old pads were sitting much closer to the rotor than the new ones (I've also definitely used all of the old pads). ...
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SRAM AXS double to single

I'm looking at a road bike with SRAM Force AXS 2x crank but would like it as 1x. I see from photos that the spider is separate from the right crank. Are the 1x vs 2x arms and/or spiders different? ...
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Changing SRAM Rival brifters to flat bar - which hydraulic brake levers?

I've got a gravel bike, the Planet X London Road, with SRAM Rival 1x11 groupset. I'm thinking of converting it to a flat bar. From what I have read, any SRAM 11 speed shifter should work, as the ...
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Rear derailleur bent (not derailleur hanger)

Got a (heavy) plastic bag stuck in my rear derailleur of my <1 year old Salsa Journeyman Apex 1, the bag fully wrapped into the derailleur wheels while I was biking at about 10-15 mph. I had to ...
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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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How to adjust hydraulic disk brake lever reach during bleeding?

During a crash I have bent my adjustment knob on Sram Code brakes and now after bleeding the lever is a bit too far away for my liking. The knob is bent and can't be turned. If I'll reduce the ...
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SRAM XD cassette will not fit on the splines of an XDR driver

I have an 11 speed 10-42 XD cassette that I am trying to fit on an XDR driver (this one - https://www.alltricks.com/F-41493-pieces-roues/P-676097-fulcrum_body_sram_xdr). No matter how I turn the ...
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Upgrade 1x8 drivetrain

I have an Orange 2017 Diamondback Hook that came with an SRAM 1x8 drive-train. I'd like to upgrade it to increase the range. What are my best options? Thanks!
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My SRAM X3 rear derailleur will only shift to the lowest gear but won't shift back higher

The rear shifter is new and the shifters work smoothly but only can shift to the bigger sprocket and no matter what I do the shifter doesn't shift back to the smaller sprocket. I don't know if this ...
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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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What parts of 12-speed drivetrains are compatible between brands?

Now that Shimano has released their own 12-speed MTB drivetrains (SLX and XT), I have the following question: What parts of these drivetrains are compatible between Shimano and SRAM? I would guess ...
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SRAM i3 coaster brake only activating after multiple turns backwards

My son's bike has a SRAM i3 internal gear + coaster brake hub. It has recently started sometimes only activating the coaster brake after backpedalling a good one or two full revolutions. When in this ...
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Sram trigger shifters for flat bars

I have a Kona Rove ST (specifications here). I'd like to change the drop bars by flat bars (it will be better for the travelling I'm planning, but that's not the point). But I don't know what ...
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Changing to a smaller gear ratio

I have a Kona Rove ST, with a 40 teeth gear wheel and a 11-42 cassette. It's all SRAM. Here is the technical description. It's ok for now, but I'm often using the smallest ratio (40x42) so I don't ...
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How to disassemble SRAM PG-950 cassette

It seems to me that SRAM used not rivet to hold all the cogs in one place, but long screw. This screw looks like a hex one, but I tried hex keys I have and I didn't find a match. Unfortunately the ...
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Is SRAM road 11-speed 11-42 cassette compatible with Shimano MTB 11 speed?

I know that SRAM has adopted Shimano specs for chains and cassettes so they should be interchangeable but before I buy, I'd like to confirm. Are these cassettes interchangeable: SRAM PG-1130 11-42 - ...
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RockShox Recon Gold fork problem

I have a RockShox Recon Gold (100mm travel) fork, 2017 year of production. I have made 150 hours service. Followed the instructions carefully, disassembled it, have cleaned everything, changed seals ...
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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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The shifter dosen't want to shift to the lower gear

This is a new shifter and derailleur but only can shift to the highest gear and won't shift back to the lower gear. How can I fix this? I already changed the cable housing but when I pull the ...
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How to remove a stuck SRAM AXS (Dub) crankset

I wanted to remove my relatively new SRAM RED eTap AXS crankset from my bike and I'm having problems trying to loosen (meaning: being unable to) the main 8mm hex bolt on the drive side, the step shown ...
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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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SRAM GXP crank installation and rear hub preload

I just had some new BB bearings installed and am going to put the crank in but have two spacers/dust shields I am uncertain of position. I had everything laid out how it was removed but it got mixed ...
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Tune mechanical disk brakes TRP Spyre C

On my bike I have SRAM Rival levers paired to TRP Spyre C mechanical disc brake calipers. I'd like to tune them to "brake harder"; currently, I have to press more than half of the way on order to ...
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Converting to 1x11 SRAM drivetrain with 8/9/10-speed HG Freehub

I currently have a 3x9 Shimano drivetrain, and I'd like to replace the current Shimano 9-speed rear derailleur/shifter/cassette and front derailleur/3 chainrings with the SRAM PG-1170 11-32T cassette, ...