Is SRAM XO good?

Is SRAM XO good?

The SRAM XO hubs present less bravado than other hubs, but offer solid performance in a light weight, well finished, and versatile design. While not flashy, the XO is SRAM’s current top of the line hub. It is to be expected that the XO offering would pack in lots of high end features.

Are SRAM brakes good?

SRAM brakes are known to have more feel and modulation, no matter which category of brake we’re talking about. Over the years SRAM has got much better at feeling sharp without losing their key feature of modulation. Each new model that comes out gets better and better and more and more consistent.

Are SRAM brakes bad?

SRAM brakes are very good, but it is all in the bleed. If they are not bled properly, they suck. That being said, the bleed process sucks for SRAM brakes. Very difficult to get a good bleed, but there are some tricks that work.

Why are SRAM brakes so noisy?

Disc brake noise can be a matter of some water or dirt temporarily getting on the rotors. If previously quiet brakes start making a noise, clean the rotors with isopropyl alcohol or mild soap and water.

Is XX1 better than X01?

XX1 is for the weight weenie, cross country racer, or light trail rider. It’s for someone who is looking to shave grams, which comes at the cost of not being quite as durable. SRAM X01 is made to take more of a beating. With more alloy parts, X01 is made for the heavy trail rider or enduro racer.

Is SRAM better than Shimano brakes?

The Shimano brakes are ultra powerful as soon as the lever meets the contact point, almost to the point of being ‘grabby’. The SRAM lever has a slightly softer initial feel that doesn’t snatch your attention in the same manner. Pull a little harder however and the power comes on strong.

How do I stop SRAM brakes from squeaking?

“Cleaning your rotors or wheel rims regularly with a specific (oil-free) disc brake degreaser is a good way to avoid squealing brakes. Cleaning your pads too can help quieten things down – you can try some sandpaper or grinding the pads – but if the grease has soaked through the pad, you might need to replace them.

What is the difference between SRAM X1 and X01?

X01 is one price bracket more expensive than X1, its very similar to XX1 in terms of tech but the focus here is on durability rather than weight-conscious riders. As a result, it’s heavier but perhaps sturdier.