SRAM Force® 1 Crankset
The SRAM Force 1 game-changing upgrade for cyclocross now expands to triathlon, criterium, and other 700c disciplines, paved and beyond. The Force 1 crankset combines SRAM’s Force 22 carbon arms and forged aluminum spider with our world-class 1x11 MTB technologies. Featuring X-SYNC™ technology, the Force 1 crankset is engineered for complete chain control.
- SRAM X-SYNC™ wide-tooth, narrow-tooth chainring technology provides maximum chain control
- Unidirectional carbon in crank arm matched to a forged alloy spider for light weight and durability
- Chainrings available in (110 BCD) 38, 40, 42, 44, 46, 48, 50, (130 BCD) 52 and 54 teeth to conquer every course from sand dunes to gravel-road assaults
- Single-ring drivetrain simplifies functionality
- Weight 679g (24mm, 172.5mm, 50t, no BB)
USD: $274 - $312
Euro: €286 - €326
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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Specifications for SRAM Force® 1 Crankset
|Arm Material||Carbon arms with forged aluminum removable spider|
|Weight||679g-24mm, 172.5mm, 50T, no BB|
|Available Arm Lengths||162.5, 165, 170, 172.5, 175, 177.5mm|
|Available Ratios||110: 38, 40, 42, 44, 46, 48, 50, 130: 52 and 54|
|Compatibility||110 and 130 BCD, SRAM 10- or 11-speed chains|
|Finish||Natural carbon arms|
|Recommended Chain||PC 1170|
|Technology Highlight(s)||X-SYNC™ / Hidden Bolt configuration|
|Other||Chainring and GXP cups not included|
Besides serious weight savings, this bottom bracket means narrow Q-factor, more ankle clearance, greater bearing durability and stronger crank construction.
GXP’s Gutter Seal design cuts friction and weight—improving both feel and performance.
A variant of the external GXP bottom bracket, PressFit cuts weight by up to 40 grams and eases installation by allowing you to press the bearing cups into the frame instead of threading them. It requires no change to the crank spindle length and diameter.
- Pressfit 30™
This is a new design led by SRAM. It’s all the best from BB30 and Press-Fit bottom brackets in one captivating package. This bottom bracket is designed for 30mm spindle cranksets. The key difference with PressFit 30 is how the bearings are fitted into the frame. Bearings are housed in nylon cups which will be pressed into the frames bottom bracket shell. PressFit 30 will feature an integrated seal, pre-assembled into the cups, to further prolong bearing life. Frames will need a 46mm inner-diameter bottom bracket shell to accommodate this system. PressFit 30 for road will require a 68mm wide shell while PressFit 30 for MTB will require a 73mm wide shell. Advantages: Huge weight savings, narrow Q-factor, more ankle clearance, greater bearing durability, stiffer/stronger crank construction, simple installation. Allows for larger diameter frame tubes increasing frame stiffness. Drawbacks: Still searching.
SRAM X-SYNC™ 1x chain rings provide the highest level of performance and durability. The SRAM X-SYNC™ tall square teeth edges engage the chain earlier than traditional triangle shaped teeth. The sharp and narrow tooth profile, as well as rounded chamfer edges, help manage a deflected chain. To provide the best possible performance in muddy conditions, the X-SYNC™ chain rings have been designed with mud-clearing recesses for the inner chain links and rollers. Engineered in Germany, X-SYNC™ rings are an integral part of the SRAM 1x™ drivetrain.
Documents Available for SRAM Force® 1 Crankset
"Sram's 1x Revolution Reaches the Road"
"Amazing. That’s the only way to describe how well the X-Sync chainring and X-Horizon rear derailleur work. The combination of the two keeps the chain taut — even when barreling through a roughshod cyclocross course. Not even so much as a single bit of chainslap can be heard."