XX1 X-ACTUATION™ Grip Shift
Designed for the most discerning, performance obsessed riders, new Grip Shift features lightweight construction and delivers outstanding speed and precision.
- This XX1 shifter is an integral part of the SRAM 1x™ drivetrain system. NO COMPROMISES.
- SRAM 1x11 X-ACTUATION™ for precise and dependable 11-speed performance
- SPEED METAL™ shift indexing
- ROLLING THUNDER™ ball bearing technology
- JAWS™ lock-on grip technology
- Carbon cover
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.Find a Dealer Product Matrix
Specifications for XX1 X-ACTUATION™ Grip Shift
|Weight||140g (includes clamps, cable and JAWS™ lock-on grip)|
|Technology Highlight(s)||X-ACTUATION™, ROLLING THUNDER™, SPEED METAL™, JAWS™|
|Retail Availability||September 2012|
Once the Grip Shift shifter and grip interlock securely, forged aluminum clamps on either end reinforce the assembly by locking tightly to handlebar.
- ROLLING THUNDER™
Three rows of ball bearings provide zero friction or play—reducing the force needed to shift and promoting long-term performance under all weather conditions with Grip Shift.
- SPEED METAL™
Full metal, 11-speed indexing keeps shifting crisp and precise with Grip Shift.
Developed specifically for SRAM 1X, X-ACTUATION keeps shifting sharp and consistent across the entire 10- to 42-tooth cassette.
Documents Available for XX1 X-ACTUATION™ Grip Shift
"In conclusion, it’s still the same old drivetrain system we have had since the late 1800s, but XX1 is its biggest evolutionary step forward in a long time. It is simple, silent, reliable and rather resilient to real world use. All things you don’t normally expect from a boutique drivetrain. In short, I would find it hard to go back to anything else now.”
Huffington Post's Max Gladwell recently completed the Point-to-Point 80-mile Singletrack race in Utah focused on reviewing the new SRAM RISE 60 Wheels, SRAM Guide Ultimate brakes, SRAM XX1 Quarq equipped drive train and RockShox RS-1. In nearly 8 hours of non-stop racing that descends and ascends over 10,000 feet ranging from 7k to almost 10k feet he gave much praise to our products for getting him through.
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