SRAM X5 Rear Derailleur

SRAM X5 is for trail enthusiasts the world over. You start the day on the trail, but you end the day pedaling the city streets. SRAM X5 is equally adept at handling both.

Speeds9/8
MaterialAlloy B-knuckle, Alloy outer link, High Strength Grilon® Composite P-knuckle, Serviceable precision pulleys, Steel cages
Weight299g long /290g medium
Outer CageSteel
Inner CageSteel
BearingsBushing
Cage SizesLong , Medium
1:1®

1:1 Actuation is superior by design. Every unit of cable you pull moves the derailleur the same amount. Actuation stays precise and fluid slogging through mud, bouncing off rocks, rutting through roots wherever you find yourself, whatever conditions you're in. It's dependable. Tolerant. Easiest to set up. Easiest to adjust. And, not coincidentally, the top choice of the top MTB riders. Got it? Good.

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Direct Route™

Here's the dirt on middlemen: they suck. That's why Direct Route Technology doesn't have one. Instead, the cable routes directly to the actuation mechanism. Result? Less friction. Less effort. More oomph. Plus it's impervious to cable housing damage. Nice.

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MSRP
USD: $56
Euro: €51
Euro MSRP includes VAT

Some variations of this product featured on this page are not available for purchase and are installed on bicycles as original equipment only. See your dealer for details.

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SRAM Warranty (2.3 MB, PDF)

EN, DE, ES, FR, IT, NL, PT, JA, ZH, PL, DA, CS, EL, RO, FI, SV, GA, BG, MT, SK, SL, HU, ET, LV, LT, KO, RU
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