SRAM Red Shifters

4.7/5 (10 Reviews)
MSRP : $640.00


Product Description

Proprietary Double Tap Mechanism with ZeroLoss Technology delivers smooth up and downshifts in one motion...


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Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Deltadawg a Road Racer

Date Reviewed: January 24, 2011

Strengths:    light, looks good, precise, ergo. Good price for what you get!

Weaknesses:    looks fragile, doesn't have the half shift like Shimano does.

Bottom Line:   
The rear shifter is awesome - very precise, ergo, predictable, and I can count on that thing getting into teh smallest gear every time when sprinting while I fly through the gears. I only wish teh front had a half up shift to quit rubbing teh der. like Shimano has.

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Favorite Ride:   A fast one

Price Paid:    $600.00

Purchased At:   online

Similar Products Used:   Dura Ace, Campy

Bike Setup:   Roseetti Diablesse 2010


Overall Rating:3
Value Rating:4
Submitted by waltldep a Recreational Rider

Date Reviewed: July 30, 2010

Strengths:    Comfort for small and medium hands. Responsiveness. Adjustability of shifter paddle. Weight. Braking feel.

Weaknesses:    Minimal feathering. Awkward feel for x-large hands.

Bottom Line:   
Liked the precision of Red shifters and compatability with Shimano DA cassette and chain. I can see how a sprinter would like the instantaneous upshift. However, I really missed the robust feathering ability that Shimano gives you to utilize more of the gear range for each chainring. My extra large paws never got comfortable either, so I switched back to Shimano DA 7800's.

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Favorite Ride:   Reynolds hills

Price Paid:    $550.00

Purchased At:   Colorado Cyclist

Similar Products Used:   Dura Ace 7800

Bike Setup:   Cervelo Soloist Carbon Pro. Red shifters, Force derailleurs.


Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Sc0ttyb0y a Road Racer

Date Reviewed: June 12, 2010

Strengths:    Adjustable reach, weight, equal to in performance but cheaper then top Shimano or Campy

Weaknesses:    None so far

Bottom Line:   
Love the entire groupo hae bike fitted with everything Red, love the adjustable reach great for those with small hands.

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Favorite Ride:   Mudgee Australia among the hills

Similar Products Used:   Shimano Dura-ace 10 speed

Bike Setup:   Opera super Leonardo, full Sram Red with Reynolds Assaults total weight 6.6kg


Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Justridinalong a Road Racer

Date Reviewed: May 14, 2009

Strengths:    weight, control, easy to use, accurate shifting. zero loss touch. adjustability (sp?) being able to move the shift lever back towards the bar while riding

Weaknesses:    none that I have found.

Bottom Line:   
AMAZING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I am so happy to have made the leap! No more shimano on my bike, EVER!!! unless it is DI2...but that is a pipe dream.

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Favorite Ride:   anytime on a bike

Purchased At:   Wheel and Sprocket

Similar Products Used:   Force, Rival, Dura-ace and ultegra

Bike Setup:   trek XO-2
Red levers, red f and r der, bontrager cranks (for now....till I get my reds on there)


Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Luke Farkas a Triathlete

Date Reviewed: May 4, 2009

Strengths:    Double tap
Light
Reach adjustability
Sleek looking


Weaknesses:    Have not found any yet

Bottom Line:   
These shifters are fantastic. I am a former Shimano dura ace 9 user and I "made the leap" to sram and I love it. Don't let people convince you that the throw is too far. It is almost identical to shimano as far as throw distance. I can't believe how easy it was to switch to double tap, and now I really like it!

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Purchased At:   Harpeth Bikes

Similar Products Used:   Shimano Dura-Ace 9

Bike Setup:   Specialized festina frame
sram red crank
sram red shifters
sram rival everything else

Love this setup.



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SRAM Red RD axial play in P knuckle.

So...I noticed about 1.5 mm axial play in the P knuckle of my 2011 Red RD. I disassembled it and found that the screw/pin that retains the shaft is worn about 1/2 way through. This can be seen in the pic bellow. Also the shaft flange that rests on the pin is worn nearly 1/2 way through. About 13 ... Read More »

Sram Red 11 speed yaw front derailleur

Just wondering what the difference is between the 10 and 11 speed yaw front derailleur? I'm sure the cage is narrower on the 11 speed. I wanted to order the 10 speed but the supplier I deal with only has the 11 speed in stock. 10 speed won't be in stock until later in the month. Would the 11 spee ... Read More »

FFWD Red Wheel-set for sale (700c) Tubular Shimano

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Does the 2013 Force shifter have the same guts as Red Black shifters?

I know they are advertising the 2013 Force levers with having the zero-loss on both left and right shifters like the older Red, but do they still have the old Force internals or upgraded Red internals? Anybody look inside one yet?Read More »

RED Crank Serial Number?

Looking for a serial number on my RED Crankset, all I can find is a date code from March 2012 Anyone know where to find it if it exists? Thank you for the help.Read More »

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