Sram XX shifter close up

Last post before I pop off for dinner, here’s the XX shifter. Designed from the ground up just like the rest of the groupset but influenced by what Sram have learnt from previous projects such as the road groupsets and XO

May 26th, 09 8,731 Categories: Press Launch

Sram XX forks

Here’s a taster of the new XX forks, more tech information later..
Here’s the XX Sid world cups with reworked lowers, steerer and crown.
All forks feature the new X loc lockout lever.

May 26th, 09 11,048 Categories: Press Launch

That Sram XX cassette in close up

Dave gives us some super-closeups of the new SRAM XX rear cassette. It’s a madness of intricate machining – which it should be for over $300…

May 26th, 09 12,014 Categories: Press Launch

Shhh – Sram XX Updated

Dave Anderson reports from the SRAM XX launch in Italy… Ten speed, two chainrings and Centrelock? Whatever next?

May 25th, 09 11,903 Categories: Press Launch

Sram 2010 Piccies

Just a few pictures from last week’s trip to Afan for a hands-on test of some of the new SRAM stuff, with some close ups of bits and bobs and perhaps the best bike stand ever…

April 28th, 09 6,543 Categories: Press Launch

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Sea Otter Eight

Colours from Lezyne, Santa Cruz, crazy military types from Genuine Innovations, the Ibis Tranny in orange, funky vicar bars from FSA, a singlespeed Specialized carbon and carbon fibre dog bowls.

April 27th, 09 11,098 Categories: Press Launch

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Marzocchi 2010 – Sea Otter Sneak Preview

Chipps got a sneak preview of a good looking and ‘back to basics’ Marzocchi. They’re focussing on their previous strengths with a return to open bath cartridges and coil springs.

April 27th, 09 20,560 Categories: Press Launch

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Sea Otter Report Six – Team Bikes and Precious Things

Chipps delves deep into the pits, peeks behind some curtains and finds out some of the hot-tuning mods that the pros are running. A time trial shifter on a dirt jump bike, the Atherton’s prototype Saint wheels and a Mini Specialized… Oh, and are those SRAM XX brakes?

April 21st, 09 18,309 Categories: Press Launch

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Sea Otter Report Five – DT Swiss, Ritchey, Syncros

Carbon mountain bike rims were everywhere at this year’s Sea Otter. Here are the latest offerings from DT Swiss, Ritchey and Syncros.

April 20th, 09 11,456 Categories: Press Launch

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Sea Otter Report Four – Race Face

Even lighter carbon cranks, 785mm Atlas bars, superduper chainrings, body armour – and the return of colours – including purple!

April 20th, 09 9,856 Categories: Press Launch

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Sea Otter Three

Another random look round the pits of the Sea Otter with Chipps. Chub hubs, cranks from the Hive, the Santa Cruz freakbike, Rocky Mountain 29ers, the Ibis Tranny and more…

April 20th, 09 11,307 Categories: Press Launch

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Sea Otter Report Two – SRAM 2010

It’s 2010 time at SRAM – and they have a brand new Revelation for you, with a huge amount of options and new chassis, there’s coloured XO, Centrelock Avid discs, a new, lighter Elixir lever and much, much more. Oh and Greg Herbold.

April 18th, 09 26,676 Categories: Press Launch

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