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Description

Shift with confidence

At once, the SRAM XX1 Grip Shifter is a revelation and a revisiting. At the helm of the controls for an 11-speed cassette, the Grip Shifter places a foot forward towards the future. While at the same time, its design both improves upon and retains the heritage of mountain biking. This duality is a purely American ethos in a cycling industry that refuses to look back. Most of all, it's at the heart of SRAM's innovation concept -- anything can be improved upon, everything is static.

With XX1, SRAM has unearthed and reworked prior iterations of the grip shifter concept to bring it back to relevancy. Starting with the shift cover, SRAM now uses a carbon cover for the XX1 to reduce weight and increase durability. Under the cover, the shifter barrel no longer rotates on plastic parts, instead, rotating on three rows of stainless steel ball bearings. This system provides a smoother shifting due to the near elimination of friction and play. Accordingly, it now requires less user-force per shift, which creates faster, crisper shifts while increasing the life span of the bearings. This also means that the stainless bearings don't require the repetitive monthly re-greasing, as with prior grip systems. Further contributing to the shift quality, SRAM has deviated from its bread-and-butter, 1:1 pull ratio. Now, XX1 uses what SRAM calls X-Actuation to deliver precise movement across the 10-42t cassette. The shifting index has also been updated from plastic to SRAM's Speed Metal 7075 aluminum indexing. With a more refined, durable surface, the index is highly-resistant to wear. Speed Metal is designed to accommodate the tighter tolerance of the XX1's 11-speed drivetrain, and of course, this works to your favor. The new internal design increases the longevity of your shifters while aiding in the increase of shift accuracy and feel.

The Grip Shifter's internal technology make it an asset to anyone looking to invest in the XX1 group, but of equal importance are the commonly overlooked details that tie the technological functionality and interface together. The grips are a perfect example of this. With the introduction of SRAM's Jaws lock-on-grip technology, XX1 abolishes the days of throttling your grip through a shift. The interlocking grip and shifter secures your hold by securing its own. After the two pieces interlock, dual, forged aluminum clamps lock to the bar to eliminate the very notion of slippage. And, should you choose to run your own grips, the interlocking section can be swapped for a blank ring that seals out grime. Slip on your favorite lock-on grips and you're ready to ride.

The SRAM XX1 Grip Shifter comes with a Gore Ride-On cable system and is available in the color Black. Please note that the Grip Shifter is only compatible with SRAM XX1 components.

Tech Specs

Material:
[shifting index] aluminum, [cover] carbon, [bearings] stainless steel
Type:
grip
Crankset Compatibility:
Sram XX1
Compatible Components:
SRAM XX1
Recommended Use:
mountain biking
Manufacturer Warranty:
2 years
Actual Weight:
One Color, One Size: 253g

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Inside Broke Apart After 1 Week

  • Familiarity: I've used it several times

I love grip shifters. I have a pair of X-Ray shifters that are more than 15 years old on one bike and they still run perfectly. The XX1 shifters shifted nicely and I loved the clean look of the grip shift. After a week of riding the shifters broke. The metal spring tore out the plastic indexing tabs inside the shifters. It sounds like a common problem with the XX1 shifters. Anyway I am going back to the trigger shifters. I love the XX1 groupset.