View Poll Results: Your rating on using your SRAM XX group set thus far

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    SRAM XX - Your thoughts on its performance thus far

    To all those lets say early adopters such as myself, how are you finding the new SRAM XX group set....

    Am more asking re the drivetrain, not the brakes or fork...

    I have been really pleased, there has been the time to more or less get used to having 10 gears available before changing the front ring so to speak. Have it pretty dialed now...

    Have had an incident where by I noticed that my gearing was not as low as I rode a piece of trail prior to having the XX groupo... But have got used to that also....

    Have done some riding in pretty muddy conditions, many have put forward concerns re mud in the cassette etc, I have to say that I am quite stunned how well this cassette sheds mud, it is awesome.....

    Mmm. I have removed the cassette from the hub so to speak, could not see any wear etc on the cassette or to the splines on the hub, even with only 2 areas having contact.... Gear changing has not given any issues thus far at all...

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    I'm completely happy. This is my first MTB though. Shifts great.

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    Doesn't the cassette collect mud and dirt inside because the box design plenty of holes?

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    Quote Originally Posted by STS
    Doesn't the cassette collect mud and dirt inside because the box design plenty of holes?
    I don't own one, but generally the idea is that a more open drivetrain and lots of holes allow mud to clear out and fall out easier and make it easier to clean

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    Better than collecting mud between the sprockets where the chain is supposed to go
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    but for cleaning the dirt inside you need to take the full cassette apart

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    Quote Originally Posted by STS
    but for cleaning the dirt inside you need to take the full cassette apart
    what are you talking about??

    spray the stoopid thing with water. you can't take it apart??

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    This thread is for those actually using the components and their thoughts. Why does the peanut gallery continue to have to comment?
    What are you threatened by?

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    Quote Originally Posted by mackgoo
    This thread is for those actually using the components and their thoughts. Why does the peanut gallery continue to have to comment?
    What are you threatened by?

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    don't worry, soon I will write here about XX with a hammerschmidt in front
    Just I had some dudes that have been solved
    thanks

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    Take apart!

    Of course you can take the cassette apart. I've taken mine apart to clean inside. It falls apart in 5 pcs, the 36 aluminium cog, the 8 1pcs cogs, the 11 teeth cog, the middle tube and lock ring.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mtbiker3995
    Of course you can take the cassette apart. I've taken mine apart to clean inside. It falls apart in 5 pcs, the 36 aluminium cog, the 8 1pcs cogs, the 11 teeth cog, the middle tube and lock ring.

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    the cassette does not come apart. it is one piece, machined.

    that is the most ridiculous thing I have heard. it is 100 % unnecessary to take even the wheel off to clean.

    wow, someone should show you guys how to clean a bike...it would save you so much trouble and time.

    anyway, have fun taking apart unnecessary components to clean


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    Quote Originally Posted by mtbiker3995
    Of course you can take the cassette apart. I've taken mine apart to clean inside. It falls apart in 5 pcs, the 36 aluminium cog, the 8 1pcs cogs, the 11 teeth cog, the [SIZE="4"]middle tube[/SIZE] and lock ring.
    that is what makes it clear
    I didn't know there was an inner tube, I thought dirt could be a problem (wear, noise,..), but not with that protection
    And should be easy to clean with water as mx_599 says

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    It's been good for me so far as 1 X 10. The shifting is good, and the cassette lets enough crap through that it's no worse than 9 speed regarding contamination. The shifter is better than X0 as you don't feel like cutting the large paddle down. The carbon paddle doesn't cut your knee as easily as the X0 did if you smacked it losing traction while climbing something hard and steep, especially where it attaches to the underside of the shifter.

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    Brah, it totally comes apart, as was mentioned.

    And no I dont take it apart each and every clean, but I like to take the cassette off every so often to give it a good clean....

    Make sense?


    Quote Originally Posted by mx_599
    the cassette does not come apart. it is one piece, machined.

    that is the most ridiculous thing I have heard. it is 100 % unnecessary to take even the wheel off to clean.

    wow, someone should show you guys how to clean a bike...it would save you so much trouble and time.

    anyway, have fun taking apart unnecessary components to clean

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