How do I know what size my crankset is?
The crank length represents the distance between the centre of the bottom bracket and the centre of the pedal axis. The most common lengths are 170, 172.5 and 175 mm, but it is possible to find cranks between 165 and 180 mm in the market.
What are the SRAM component levels?
SRAM’s road groupset range comprises four main groups: Apex, Rival, Force and Red (low to high, in terms of price). All of its road groupsets now include a hydraulic disc brake option.
What is SRAM dub spindle size?
The SRAM DUB cranksets feature a 28.99 mm spindle diameter and are utilized across the whole lineup of SRAM cranks: XX1 Eagle, XO1 Eagle, GX Eagle, NX Eagle, Descendant, and Stylo. In this MTB How To, we are installing a SRAM XO1 Eagle DUB Crankset and SRAM DUB BSA Threaded Bottom Bracket.
Are all SRAM Eagle components compatible?
With every Eagle technology shared from XX1 to SX families, SRAM delivers the freedom to mix and match for all E-MTB’s. Accurate and purposeful shifting Eagle components are proven to excel in long-term, high-torque E-MTB pedelec use, in all conditions.
What is pedal Q factor?
Essentially Q-Factor is the distance between the pedal attachment points on the crank arms, also referred to as Tread. It could also be described as the width of your crankset. This affects your stance, if you’ve ever been snowboarding think of it as the same thing, essentially the distance between your feet.
How do I know which crankset to buy?
- Measure the length of the Bottom Bracket shell.
- Count how many chainrings you have.
- Count the teeth on the chainrings, or look for markings that may indicate the number of teeth (e.g..
- Count how many cogs you have at the rear.
- Length of crank arm is less important for me.
How do I know what SRAM crankset I have?
SRAM, Cannondale, and FSA cranks are branded with their model name (usually on both the drive side and non-drive side) and may not have a model engraved into the crank arm itself.
How do I choose a groupset?
The number of cogs in the cassette must match the shifters in groupset (i.e. 8/9/10/11). Buyers normally get a choice for the range in cog sizes, which are specified according to the size of the smallest and largest cogs. Common ranges include 11-23, 11-25, and 11-28.
Is SRAM x9 good?
Our review It’s chunky, solid and without a hint of ﬂex or sloppiness anywhere – good portents for accurate shifting. Strong return springs in the arm and the parallelogram keep the chain tensioned over the rough stuff, and ensure lightning fast rear shifting right across modern wide-ratio 12-36T rear cassettes.