SRAM Rival Shifters

4/5 (1 Reviews)
MSRP : $409.00


Product Description

Durable, light, and lightning fast: the gear change that will change the way you ride...


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Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:3
Submitted by IcySmooth52

Date Reviewed: March 4, 2012

Strengths:    Great operation
Feeling the shift
Very light


Weaknesses:    Price jump

Bottom Line:   
I prefer any SRAM road drivetrain over Shimano or Campagnolo because I like to 'feel' the shift instead of not even feel a click. The Force shifters accomplish this just fine but I've put the value at only 3/5 because I have extensive experience with Apex and Rival and don't notice much difference at all. I don't think it's any more reliable mechanically or in operation, just much lighter. I wouldn't upgrade to Force if you already have a SRAM drivetrain. If you do have SRAM and want to upgrade, go to Red!



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Rival >> 105

I just spent some time shopping for a new bike, and I am surprised to see that bikes equipped with Rival are more expensive than 105. Since when? Isn't there still a bunch of molded plastic all over those rival derailers?Read More »

sram rival front derailleur adjustment

2 year old deral and when chain is on outer ring, it is rubbing. I need to add a bit more clearance to the outside when looking down on it. The only instructions I can find on the sram site when printed out are too tiny for my old eyes to read. found a youtube vid, but not enough info. There are j ... Read More »

Nashbar 'Famous Maker' road bike with SRAM Rival $899 plus shipping

Pretty rare to see a road bicycle with a Rival component group for this low. A Rival group alone would run you pretty close to the cost of this whole bike. And Shimano 105 pedals included? Cool! Only 48, 51, and 60 cm sizes left. [url]http://www.nashbar.com/bikes/Prod...1___204204[/url] [Q ... Read More »

What's the diff between Apex,Rival, Force?

I'm new to riding and have an Apex group. I'm thinking of upgrading. What is the difference between the Apex,Rival, and Force FD,RD, and shifters?Read More »

Rival FD Help?

Over the weekend, I swapped my Rival group from an older bike to my current road bike, replacing the [url=http://forums.roadbikereview.com/components-wrenching/105-blues-304066.html]105 group[/url]. Everything went fine except I am having nothing but trouble adjusting the front derailleur and at th ... Read More »

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