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Upgrade Your Drivetrain: SRAM X01 Eagle

Still riding around with two front chainrings? Maybe it’s time to upgrade your drivetrain! From a price and reliability standpoint, it’s hard to beat the SRAM X01 Eagle ™ drivetrain. The SRAM X01 Eagle ™ 1×12 drivetrain gives enduro riders and aggressive trail riders the freedom of 1x paired with uncompromising performance.

Free your mind and your bike will follow

With a massive 10-50 tooth 12 speed Eagle™ Cassette, the SRAM X01 Eagle ™ drivetrain offers you more than just freedom from a front shifter and derailleur. It offers you a range of gears that rival double chain ring systems and gives you the freedom to take your bike anywhere. Any terrain, any location, any speed – with the convenience of 1x.

In his Bike Magazine post First Look: SRAM Eagle Drivetrains Ryan Palmer says,

The stuff worked, and I just rode. And when I needed a bail-out gear, it was right there. It shifted quickly and precisely every time, even between the 42- and 50-tooth cogs. The stuff does what it’s supposed to do, which is let you focus on riding.

Upgrade Your Drivetrain: SRAM X01 Eagle
SRAM X01 Eagle Trigger Shifter, Cassette, Rear Derailleur and Chain

 

SRAM has pioneered the industry with 1x drivetrains. Now they’ve taken them to the next level with Eagle’s increased wear life, toughness, precision and smooth silent operation. The SRAM X01 Eagle ™ drivetrain with the X01 Eagle ™ Trigger Shifter, XG-1295 Eagle ™ Cassette, X01 Eagle ™ Chain and X01 Eagle ™ Rear Derailleur are the meat and potatoes of your new drivetrain. Pair it with the Eagle ™ 32, 34, 36, or 38 tooth Chainring and an X01 Crankset for a complete SRAM drivetrain at about $1200. For specifics on the components read Enduro Mountain Bike Magazine’s post SRAM Eagle 12-Speed Drivetrain Announced: Weights, Prices, Facts

 

Upgrade Your Drivetrain: SRAM X01 Eagle Crankset
SRAM X01 Eagle Cranks with a SRAM Eagle 32T Chainring

 

Personalize your drivetrain install

For the latest/greatest, install a set of RaceFace Next SL G4 Cranks and an absoluteBLACK Oval RaceFace Cinch Direct Mount Chainring for the ultimate in enduro riding performance. These days, most of the bikes we build for the most aggressive trail riders have a RaceFace Crankset and an oval chainring. Either way, you decide how you want your drivetrain set up, and we’ll install it. Despite the fact that we are changing out most of the components on your bike, it’s a short turn around time. We can have you back riding in just a few days. 

 

Upgrade Your Drivetrain: SRAM X01 Eagle paired with an Oval RaceFace cinch Chainring
absoluteBlack Oval RaceFace Cinch Chainring
Upgrade Your Drivetrain: SRAM X01 Eagle paired with RaceFace Next SL G4 cranks
RaceFace Next SL G4 cranks

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Still not sure if you are ready to take the leap to SRAM Eagle X01? In his Pinkbike post, Opinion: The Eagle Has Landed, Richard Cunningham says,

The bottom line is that Eagle is destined for success, and in a short time, we will get used to seeing larger cassette cogs, just as we have learned to ignore wheel diameters and boost-width forks.

Still not convinced? Read Should I Upgrade to SRAM Eagle: 12 Things You Need To Know or MTBR’s SRAM Eagle 1×12 Drivetrain Review. Or stop in an talk to us! We’ve got SRAM X01 Eagle ™ in stock as well as a nice selection of cranks and oval chainrings. We’ll help you weigh all your options and determine what is the best set up for you.

 

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