The Pro Gruppo. SRAM RED - 2011 Black Edition is the first choice for riders and racers who won’t accept any compromise. The most challenging races in the world have been won on SRAM RED - 2011 Black Edition, including the Tour de France, Giro d’Italia, Paris-Roubaix and Tour of Flanders. Exactly eight pro teams in the 2011 Tour were SRAM RED - 2011 Black Edition-equipped. Its success in the pro peloton speaks for itself.
Competition improves the breed: SRAM Red – 2011 Black Edition DoubleTap® controls break new ground in materials applications and design for even better performance and customized comfort. The SRAM Red – 2011 Black Edition Shifter uses a highly developed version of DoubleTap®, which is enhanced by a specific pawl geometry that results in zero-loss travel.
Proprietary DoubleTap® mechanism with ZeroLoss™ technology delivers smooth upand downshifts in one motion.
Revolutionary ergonomic design is comfortable, with the added benefit of custom-tunable reach adjust, while weighing only 280g.
Ultra-strong carbon brake lever and shift lever are light, stiff, and comfortable.
Material makes the difference: Exact Actuation™ combined with materials upgrades yields world-beating performance and weight savings.
Light weight, precision, and fluid performance put the new SRAM Red – 2011 Black Edition Rear Derailleur in a class of its own. Based on the already-superior design of the SRAM Force Rear Derailleur, the SRAM Red – 2011 Black Edition offering delivers even greater advantages thanks to a diet of structural carbon and titanium.
Hybrid ceramic bearing pulleys and the titanium parallelogram spring further supercharge the overall component speed, accuracy, and durability. Amazingly, these design choices yield an astonishing 153g mechanism.