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 Post subject: Re: Gripshift for XX!!!
PostPosted: Wed Feb 22, 2012 7:49 pm 
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Any weights already and somewhere??


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 Post subject: Re: Gripshift for XX!!!
PostPosted: Mon Feb 27, 2012 4:33 pm 
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For comparison purposes my X0 9 speed grip shifter is 87g (no cable), although the Shimano grip shift (8speed) on my wifes bike are an even more svelte 68g! Triggers just can't get close, also remember you'll be losing around 3g off any grip (unless you are using bar tape).

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 Post subject: Re: Gripshift for XX!!!
PostPosted: Wed Feb 29, 2012 7:02 am 
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No longer rumour but official!

https://www.facebook.com/pages/SRAM-MTB ... 5353053960

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 Post subject: Re: Gripshift for XX!!!
PostPosted: Wed Feb 29, 2012 8:48 am 
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..That all is old news :oops:

All lovers of GS allredy can make order in Germany on bikecomponents.de.
Its not cheep...200€.Delivery for about 20 days,propably more,because on Sram site. delivery is planed for April!

But its one love :D :D

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 Post subject: Re: Gripshift for XX!!!
PostPosted: Wed Feb 29, 2012 10:37 am 
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Indeed, you'll note a link to a UK based competition to win a pair which will be delivered in April.....entry done!

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 Post subject: Re: Gripshift for XX!!!
PostPosted: Wed Feb 29, 2012 1:56 pm 
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R2-Bike is accepting Orders since first of Fev.

On stock will be 200 Pairs :thumbup:


What I would love to know is about their weight!! :unbelievable:


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 Post subject: Re: Gripshift for XX!!!
PostPosted: Fri Mar 02, 2012 2:33 am 
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I would **only** be interested in this if I could but the triggers and GS separately for 2x10 and run the GS for the front and trigger for the rear. Anyone know if this is a possibility?


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 Post subject: Re: Gripshift for XX!!!
PostPosted: Fri Mar 02, 2012 11:24 am 
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Why wouldn't it be, the front and rear gearing is totally independant of each other in operation, so yes, twister on the left for front and trigger on the right for rear will work fine.

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 Post subject: Re: Gripshift for XX!!!
PostPosted: Fri Mar 02, 2012 9:47 pm 
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I meant for purchase separately. Like buy a front GS and a rear trigger without having to buy pairs of both


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 Post subject: Re: Gripshift for XX!!!
PostPosted: Fri Mar 02, 2012 10:57 pm 
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Probably not 'officially' but sellers have been splitting trigger sets for a long time.....

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 Post subject: Gripshift for XX!!!
PostPosted: Thu Mar 08, 2012 1:13 pm 
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I while back I thought of running the 3x grip shift for the FD and a trigger for the RD. I like the idea of being able to trim the FD if things get out of whack during a race. I also kept getting accidental chainring shifts with the triggers. Eventually went all in with the grip shift.

However, with the new 2x10 grip shifters, the front shifter can't be trimmed like the 3x. That might alter the calculations of the grip/trigger split riders. That is unless acheiving some weight loss but retaining the trigger action for rear is the plan.

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 Post subject: Re: Gripshift for XX!!!
PostPosted: Thu Mar 08, 2012 3:22 pm 
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You don't need trim with XX. You can use any gear combination on a properly adjusted bike with XX on it. That's how it was designed.


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 Post subject: Re: Gripshift for XX!!!
PostPosted: Sun Mar 11, 2012 4:40 am 
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Or, just use your 9 spd front shifter. It'll work.


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 Post subject: Re: Gripshift for XX!!!
PostPosted: Tue Mar 20, 2012 7:03 pm 
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Real weight of new X.0 gripshifter: 180g

Hope the XX is lighter...


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 Post subject: Re: Gripshift for XX!!!
PostPosted: Thu Mar 22, 2012 1:08 pm 
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That will be for a pair......with inner cables.

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