SRAM Apex Rear Derailleur

5/5 (1 Reviews)
MSRP : $72.00

Product Description

SRAM again raises the bar of Rear Derailleur performance with their new Exact Actuation Apex rear derailleur. The Apex rear dearailleur represents the same design philosophy that has delivered their best in class products for the road marke...

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Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by PapyRoy a Recreational Rider

Date Reviewed: March 23, 2011

Strengths:    Clean crisp shifting.
Much lighter than the triple with greater range of gears.

Weaknesses:    Once I get it fine tuned there will probably be none.

Bottom Line:   
I just replaced the triple that came with my Felt F90 (which was replaced with an F55 after a chainstay broke).
I have the 50/34 11/32 combination.

My bike now feels much lighter and shifts are much crisper. With the new compact setup I have been able to do all my local rides in the large chainring while staying in the middle range of the cassette during most of the ride.

I haven't tried any really steep climbs yet but I feel that this new setup will make them much easier.

The only issue I have noticed is that the rear derailleur does not keep the correct gear in the middle of the cassette. I'm going to have this fine tuned by a shop soon.

I am otherwise very happy with this new arrangement. Its probably the best purchase I have made in my more than 30 years of riding.

Since I bought this from I saved at least $400.00 on the group including the bb.

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Favorite Ride:   Around Oahu

Price Paid:    $545.00

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