SRAM RED 22. When SRAM re-introduced SRAM RED in 2012 there was simply nothing more SRAM could add to make it better. SRAM RED was all new, re-designed throughout, with innovations SRAM has spent the past year touting and their athletes proving. It was loaded with features and benefits that matched the needs of professionals: fast, light, aerodynamic, ergonomic, near-silent, and, of course, trim-less, with ground breaking Yaw™ technology. Adding two more gears to that combination was arguably the only improvement required. The added benefit is that now, without adding weight, SRAM maintains a system that shifts incredibly fast upfront, and with the best and smoothest gear transitions in back. And, for the first time available anywhere, the system gives you twenty-two gears. No compromise and no trim, what SRAM is calling True 22, in any gear combination. Welcome to SRAM RED 22.
Innovation often comes from places you‘d least expect. In order to make a lighter crankset, SRAM made it bigger. To add stiffness, they used less material.
The new RED Crankset is completely hollow thanks Exogram Technology
all the way to the spider. Its hidden bolt pattern makes better use of carbon fiber to further improve stiffness and shed weight.
The X-GlideR Chainrings
are designed for an optimized shifting performance with the Yaw front derailleur. The stiffer rings (5mm 7075-T6 aluminum CNC-machined) feature upshift rivets with an advanced design adopted from SRAM XX. CNC machining allows for precision control of each tooth shape, ramp, and nearly every shifting feature of the chainring. Chainrings, chain, and front derailleur are designed as a single integrated system for optimized performance.
- Exogram technology uses a large, hollow cross section all the way to the spider, minimizing weight while maximizing stiffness. Our stiffest crank ever.
- Hidden bolt pattern leverages the characteristics of carbon fiber while presenting a sleek appearance.
- Stiffer X Glide R chainrings feature thicker construction, advanced shift timing pins and ramps, which are optimized for shifting with the YAW Front Derailleur.
- Stunning two-tone finish
The crank is only compatible with SRAM Red Yaw™ and SRAM Force 22 Yaw™ Front Derailleur.