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46 Reviews for X9 Trigger
(Nov 5, 2009 at 9:29)
It's the shit... 'nough said. Apparently not, Pinkbike wants me to say more. Well, lever position is amazing and shifts true and crisp every time. Only go X0 if u want the small weight savings and an adjustable lever blade... which you dont need because the X9 is in prime position.
(May 20, 2009 at 18:10)
This is by far one of the best shifters for the price. It shifts very well and precise. When shifted, it feels very solid. Also, its super easy to install and fits very well with most brakes. The only con about these brakes is... nothing! The levers are perfectly positioned and are the perfect length. If price is a factor, go with these and you will not regret it. If price isnt a factor, go with the X0. The only difference weight. They perform exactly the same.
(Mar 25, 2010 at 4:32)
After a lifetime of riding with Shimano components, I went on the recommendations of a few trusted riders and tried SRAM...I'll never go back to Shimano! There is absolutely no comparison to SRAM's 100% positive engagement, there's no trimming-on-the-go...just straight goodness! HIGHLY Recommended!
(Jan 16, 2011 at 15:32)
Best shifters I've ever had. Matched with an X-9 rear derailleur, the shifting is crisp and instantaneous. I've ridden a lot of Shimano stuff over the years, but personally prefer SRAM's 1:1 ratio. There is a ton of trickle-down XO technology in these. For the price/performance, why get anything else?
(Sep 5, 2011 at 2:48)
pros: very positive feeling shift up or down. very reliable shifts. easy to set up, adjust and maintain. very durable
cons: expensive compared to sram x7 shifter but better priced than a shimano xt shifter.
The X9 is hands down the best performing shifter on the market for the money. The shifting is crisp and feels positive- meaning you really know when you have made a downshift or upshift.
(Mar 14, 2009 at 7:28)
Just as good as the X.0 offering from them that I have on my XC bike, but with a very slight weight penalty. Stronger clamp, lever and top cap for DH use, I use one on my Demo, and an X.0 for my XC bike, they mechanically perform exactly the same, just no lever blade adjustment. The best bang for the buck!
(Apr 2, 2009 at 11:23)
Its SRAM, so thats good enough by itself. But its lever position is well though out. Both are easily accsesable from the thumb, which is great, since you odnt have to take your finger off the brake to shift. And the barrel adjusted stays still and is effective.
(Jun 21, 2010 at 9:41)
I love SRAM for the precision shifting and how well it stays in tune. I've used this on a few of my bikes and I just love the feel of each shift up and down. Shimano has a bit of lag in my opinion where these are right on.
(Oct 3, 2009 at 15:37)
Awesome shifter. Upgraded to the x.9 after my X.7 failed on me. The difference is astronomical. Only problem is maintenance is a tad difficult. But you have to sacrifice something for such an ace product.
(Aug 4, 2009 at 4:57)
As good as my medium derailleur X9, super fast trigger, smooth and love the 1:1 ratio and the thumbs up & down shifting. last me 2-3 years can't remember when I bought my last one...lol.
(Mar 12, 2009 at 19:35)
Great design, really comfortable and mates to the avid levers perfectly. When used with the X9 short cage rear mech your set. It has the most solid shifting i've ever experienced!
(Jun 19, 2009 at 19:17)
I have been using Sram for some time now and Wow they are amazing all there products that Sram makes I keep using them for performance and Value I recommend the SRAM X9 Trigger set.
(Oct 5, 2009 at 4:47)
That is so good! I have that on my DH bike. derailleur is X.7 and they work well together. It`s also very easy to change gears on the trail because you need only one finger!
(Apr 30, 2009 at 22:55)
LOVE the crispness of the shifts, and the one-to-one ratio. Also the fact that you don't have to take off your braking finger is greater than people realize.
(Jan 10, 2010 at 5:03)
looks great, works great, had no problems with this!! hit the trigger and the gear is changed what need i more fore shifting!
(Jun 7, 2010 at 14:20)
Effortless shift, crisp, very low maintenance and pretty reliable. The aluminum lever can be slippery if you are shifting in a hurry under the rain
(Apr 8, 2011 at 7:02)
Sturdy design, easy to reach and shifts when you want it to, doesn't get in the way when you're fumbling with the grips. These last a long, long time.
(Feb 18, 2011 at 20:20)
I have the 2011 model and i love it! SRAM is the best you can buy. I use it on my downhill and have never ever had it come loose or change gears expectingly. Just buy it.
(Jun 23, 2010 at 12:14)
great shifter had one for one year
pro's great shifting sealed from the element's
con's replacing the inner cable when it comes to service
(Mar 31, 2009 at 15:58)
These are sick shifters. I run them on my Rocky Mtn Slayer and they havent missed a shift yet and I dont think that they ever will.
(Jan 31, 2010 at 12:31)
this is simple, great quality, not insanely hard to put back together if you disassemble it for "educational purposes", and looks really nice
(Jun 27, 2009 at 18:50)
Great shifting, feels good, like the double thumb shiftign 2. Alot cheaper then the X0 shifter which makes this a very appealing shifter.
Hockeynut recomends it
(Mar 14, 2009 at 17:09)
works great for DH FR never missed a shift. I run mine with an X.7 derailleur because it doesn't have to be fancy and it is cheaper to replace.
(May 12, 2010 at 14:31)
Crisp and percise shifting is always a pluss. Takes almost no time to get used to the impulse way of shifting.
(Mar 29, 2010 at 20:53)
Very reliable, easy use. I use it for freeride and it has not failed me so far. Bang for the buck and its CRISPY.
(May 24, 2010 at 1:49)
this is a briliant shifter it has the best shifting i have felt and is great quality and looks smart
(Mar 12, 2009 at 20:57)
Beautifully designed and crisp shifting. There is no unnecessary weight and it looks hot!
(Oct 14, 2013 at 11:31)
Really responsive and easy adjustment, however in some cases the coil doesn't return the trigger back in position
(Nov 29, 2011 at 2:52)
Perfect shifting, little maintenance required, very fast and smooth. Easy initial setup. Cannot fault them!
(Mar 12, 2009 at 12:21)
light, crisp, nice little adjustments on it. only problem is that it can be tricky to remove a cable from it.
(Mar 15, 2009 at 12:04)
super shifting system, but one thing i miss is a click sound when shifting up gears. it clicks when shifting down thoug!
(Mar 28, 2009 at 15:52)
So crisp when combided with a shortcage X-9..if you aren't worried about like 30 grams get this over the X-O
(Mar 12, 2009 at 12:03)
good shifter never let me down
(Mar 18, 2009 at 9:00)
really awesome shifter lightning fast shifting and no problems
(Mar 12, 2009 at 17:14)
works very well and looks good
(Mar 12, 2009 at 11:46)
I like my sram X9 Trigger it is light strong and I never miss a shift
(Mar 13, 2009 at 2:37)
It works well, and shifts crisp!
(Mar 13, 2009 at 16:09)
Great shifter, All you need.
(Mar 13, 2009 at 17:37)
Crispy, like bacon, its easy fast and simple just like bacon
(Mar 12, 2009 at 13:56)
Great shifter. Never miss a shift
(Mar 12, 2009 at 12:28)
Sexy, functional and cheap.
(Mar 12, 2009 at 11:26)
Crisp, simple and no unnecessary weight what more do you want in a shifter
(Mar 12, 2009 at 14:43)
Great shifter. Easy as pie to set up.
(Mar 12, 2009 at 13:05)
does the job and cheap
(Mar 15, 2009 at 2:23)
good strong shifter
(Mar 12, 2009 at 16:45)
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