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
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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