SRAMcast Episode #2 - How 1x Came to Be SRAMcast Episode #2 - How 1x Came to Be

SRAMcast Episode #2 - How 1x Came to Be

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Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Product Manager Chris Hilton was the original force behind the development of SRAM's 1x (one-by) technology for road and mountain. 1x is defined by is a single X-SYNC chainring paired with a 1x clutch rear derailleur. Popularized on mountain bikes, then making a bold move to cyclocross, SRAM's 1x drivetrain has now made the leap to road riding, triathlon, gravel riding, and flatbar fitness bikes. Listen in as Chris walks us through the evolution of 1x and explains why simplicity and fewer gears makes perfect sense for so many riders.

 

Chris Hilton shows off SRAM Eagle

1x has been popularized in mountain, road, gravel, fitness, triathlon and cyclocross.

 

 

Learn more about SRAM's 1x groupsets here.

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