XG-1180 MINI CLUSTER™ Cassette
THE MINI CLUSTER™
The XG-1180 MINI CLUSTER™ hybrid cassette is light, durable and equipped with a 10-42 gear range that’s a perfect fit for any ride. MINI CLUSTER™ construction combines three small cogs that are CNC machined out of a single block of billet steel with an additional eight cogs that are individually pinned together. The XG-1180 delivers SRAM’s trusted cassette design at a great value for every rider.
- XD™ Driver Body creates more stable hub connection
- Super wide 10-42t gear range—a perfect fit for any ride
- Optimized gear steps across entire range
- Open design aids in mud clearance
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Specifications for XG-1180 MINI CLUSTER™ Cassette
|Technology Highlight(s)||MINI CLUSTER™, XD™ DRIVER BODY, JET™|
|Material||Machined steel with JET™ finish (cog cluster), AL-7075-T6 (largest cog)|
|Recommended Group||SRAM X1|
|Compatibility||XD™ Driver Body|
|Retail Availability||March 2014|
With durable JET™ black finish, the cassette looks as tough as it performs—ride after ride. JET™ finish provides a higher level of corrosion resistance.
- MINI CLUSTER™
The MINI CLUSTER™ hybrid cassette construction combines three small cogs that are CNC-machined out of a single block of billet steel with an additional eight cogs that are individually pinned together. The result: a cassette that’s light, durable and equipped with a 10-42 gear range that’s a perfect fit for any ride.
- XD™ Driver Body
XD is a new cassette driver body design that allows the use of a 10 tooth small cog and provides an improved interface with the cassette.
Documents Available for XG-1180 MINI CLUSTER™ Cassette
“Whether you’re a cross-country, trail or all-mountain rider, this X1 group is a great way to get a taste of wide-ratio 1x philosophy.”
“The X1 group has fared great and despite the sometimes peanut-butter-like mud I’ve encountered, I haven’t noticed a distinct difference in performance between the two drives.” (XX1 vs. X1)
“The X1 group looks great and performs well. If you are looking to give 1x a try and don’t mind the extra grams, this drivetrain won’t let you down.”
“After 18 – parts very rainy – races and a lot of tours the drivetrain don’t show any signs of fatigue and still works as the first test ride.”
The German Enduro Magazine published a long-term test about the SRAM 1x11 drivetrain. With each of these group sets having ticked off several thousand kilometers on their test fleet, they thought it was time to see how they were faring. The 1x11 drivetrains have been out on all terrains for serious testing - from the Bavarian mountains to the flowing trails around Stuttgart, and not forgetting the filthy wet lines of Scotland
"During the course of my testing, shifting remained smooth with the ability to shift in a hurry or dump gears when encountering a steep incline unprepared. SRAM really has a corner on instant shifting. The competition is solid and predictable, but X1 shows just how fast shifting should be."