Gripshift for XX!!!

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Nihoj
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by Nihoj

Since every sram fan in here wanted gripshift for XX, i think you should take a look on this!

http://www.singletrackworld.com/2011/09 ... t-spotted/

http://mtbs.cz/media/2011/_spy-shot-sra ... ulhavy.jpg

Best Regards
Nihoj

mgr
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by mgr

oooooooooooooold news dude...

viewtopic.php?f=1&t=83066&start=15

by Weenie


Nihoj
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by Nihoj

ohhh is see! :-D

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JRixon
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by JRixon


xcforme
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by xcforme

This looks so promising!

Nice to see the world champ keeping it WW-real with a road FD :thumbup: But Kulhavy's saddle/bar setup is just crazy, he looks so uncomfortable in that hunchback position..

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JRixon
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by JRixon

I agree! I didn't expect to see a braze-on FD mount on an MTB either.
I'm liking the aesthetic of the grip-shift the more I look at it. Fits in well with the XX WC brake levers.

Jamo

mariosathanasiades
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by mariosathanasiades

JRixon wrote:More info and some additional pics.

http://www.bikerumor.com/2011/09/15/han ... ment-80710

is coming

rowdysluggins
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by rowdysluggins

Thanks for the contribution.
It would be nice to see something newer than a quoted post from Sept.

emike
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by emike

JRixon wrote:More info and some additional pics.

http://www.bikerumor.com/2011/09/15/han ... ment-80710

Oh, thanks, You make my day!

digit3
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by digit3

Seriously? Why would anyone want grip shift again?

xcforme
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by xcforme

digit3 wrote:Seriously? Why would anyone want grip shift again?

Yeah, why???

It's not like it was used to win this years World Championship or anything.... :roll:

rowdysluggins
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by rowdysluggins

digit3 wrote:Seriously? Why would anyone want grip shift again?

Dude. If you have to ask that, then maybe you forgot what forum you're posting on.
I ran gripshift 8 speed for many years and loved the simplicity, reliability and LOW WEIGHT.

digit3
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by digit3

My bad, I did in fact lose sight of the WW aspect.

Gripshift (aka "gripsh*t") may be simple and light but I hated the actual shifting movement. Especially the front derailleur shift is such an awkward move if you are standing up.

As to winning the world championships, I suppose that you'd run out and buy a certain chain or cable because the sponsored rider used such product?

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Martin.F
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by Martin.F

I've bought the SEC gripshift for Sram XX. I suspect them to perform shit, so gripshifts for XX is a most welcome product! I hope they end up around 100-130 gms though, they must come with a weight benefit over the triggers...

emike
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by emike

Martin.F wrote: I hope they end up around 100-130 gms though, they must come with a weight benefit over the triggers...

It would be nice.

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