GX DH 1x X-HORIZON™ Rear Derailleur
We understand that the gnarly line requires a lot more focus than a lap of the supermarket. That’s why we packed the GX DH 1x X-HORIZON™ rear derailleur with World Championship-winning features, and gave it a price tag that speaks more to the Wednesday Night Championships. This is a DH derailleur that is easier to shift, is incredibly precise and keeps the unwanted noise of chain slap to a minimum, so you can concentrate on the sweet feeling of nailing your line. GX DH—Get Some.
- The GX 1x X-HORIZON™ Rear Derailleur is an integral part of the SRAM 1x™ DH drivetrain system
- This is the most affordable full-featured, dedicated 1x DH rear derailleur in the industry
- X-ACTUATION™ for precise and dependable 7-speed performance
- Fully compatible with the SRAM X01 DH drivetrain
- X-HORIZON™ design that reduces shift force, ghost shifting and cage slap
- 12-tooth X-SYNC™ pulley wheels
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Specifications for GX DH 1x X-HORIZON™ Rear Derailleur
|Technology Highlight(s)||X-ACTUATION™, X-HORIZON™, X-SYNC™|
|Retail Availability||May 2016|
- CAGE LOCK™
With CAGE LOCK™ technology in the rear derailleur, wheel removal and installation—as well as chain installation—becomes faster and simpler. Just pushing the cage forward to create slack and lock it into place.
- ROLLER BEARING CLUTCH™
ROLLER BEARING CLUTCH™ rear derailleurs deliver maximum drivetrain stability—even through the most punishing terrain. With ROLLER BEARING CLUTCH™ technology, derailleur bounce and chain slap are eliminated without sacrificing precision.
Developed specifically for SRAM 1x™, X-ACTUATION™ keeps shifting sharp and consistent across the entire cassette.
The X-HORIZON™ rear derailleur’s ‘straight parallelogram’ design limits all movement to the horizontal axis, which makes ghost shifting impossible while also reducing shift force. For quicker, more exact shifting, the large upper pulley offset design maintains a constant chain gap across all gears.
SRAM X-SYNC™ 1x chain rings provide the highest level of performance and durability. The SRAM X-SYNC™ tall square teeth edges engage the chain earlier than traditional triangle shaped teeth. The sharp and narrow tooth profile, as well as rounded chamfer edges, help manage a deflected chain. To provide the best possible performance in muddy conditions, the X-SYNC™ chain rings have been designed with mud-clearing recesses for the inner chain links and rollers. Engineered in Germany, X-SYNC™ rings are an integral part of the SRAM 1x™ drivetrain.