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Old 07-04-12, 16:45
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1x11
10-42 cassette.
No chain guide

Horizontal Rear Derailleur travel. perpendicular to impact.


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Old 07-06-12, 11:37
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I would really like to try it, might be the push to get a new toy.

I have been riding a beat up Scott for ages with 1x9 because the front mech lost an argument with a tree branch. At first I planned to replace it but I quickly discovered it is more fun to have a simpler bike so I stripped the extra rings off. You need to plan a bit more on the technical stuff but I find it much more joyful.

I do not plan on taking that to the limit and ride a SS MTB tho. nutters.
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Old 11-14-12, 06:04
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Ummm all I can say is Da Bomb. and the grip shift was all I rode but it worked well and the stealthy look with just the right grip and a lefty mount Reverb control. buying grips with the grip shift version is complicates. 2 pair to make one but o well
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Well, if they had a version that didn't require me replacing my really expensive CK rear hub, I might consider it.
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Old 11-16-12, 05:55
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Well, if they had a version that didn't require me replacing my really expensive CK rear hub, I might consider it.
the 10 tooth cog made that impossible. for what it is worth, the design files for the free hub body are available to all manufacturing, and I am sure king is on it

I tried everything to throw the chain off the front ring and it didnt budge. but it was just an hour play. shifting under load was less an issue

it just nice not to have to shift a front gear

id like to run this on a cross bike. the road shifters are incompatible. I wonder if a bar end shifter would work or that new co-motion drop bar grip type shifter???
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Old 11-16-12, 20:31
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Yeah, I'm sure King is on it, but still would rather not have to make that switch. I could care less about having a 10 tooth cog vs an 11.

I'm also concerned about the cost and potentially quick wear of those large cogs.

But definitely agreed on the benefit of the clutched RD. I haven't ridden the SRAM version, but the Shimano version works very well, and as you said, basically eliminates chain drops.
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Old 11-18-12, 22:24
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The grip shifters are the best thing Sram has ever made. I loved the old ones. Haven't tried the new 1x11 though.

Been happy with the XTR stuff. No problems on it after a summer of hard riding.

I agree about 'cross. I always ran a 1x10 setup. The one thing is that, with muddy courses, a 1x11 may not be optimal given the narrow spacing on the cassette.
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Old 01-21-13, 01:35
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This set up is the bomb. although I switched to thumb shifters
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Update.

Removing rear wheel is difficult. The rear Derailleur is near impossible for me to get used to replacing wheels. Be careful too, ts a mouse trap that could snap a finger if released prematurely.

On the 29er I swapped out the 32 front for a 30 tooth ring. Works for me here in So Cal. Not a lot of flat mashing here. It either up or down. No spin out at 30/10 ether. Removed 2 links btw

Although gripshift keeps cockpit clean, I opted back to the thumbies.

havent thrown a chain ever. no chain slap.

its an amazing set up.

On a standard hope pro 2 hub with stans until more free adapters are available.
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Update.

Removing rear wheel is difficult. The rear Derailleur is near impossible for me to get used to replacing wheels. Be careful too, ts a mouse trap that could snap a finger if released prematurely.

On the 29er I swapped out the 32 front for a 30 tooth ring. Works for me here in So Cal. Not a lot of flat mashing here. It either up or down. No spin out at 30/10 ether. Removed 2 links btw

Although gripshift keeps cockpit clean, I opted back to the thumbies.

havent thrown a chain ever. no chain slap.

its an amazing set up.

On a standard hope pro 2 hub with stans until more free adapters are available.
Thanks.

I've been drooling over the xx1 for a while now. I'm sold.
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