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Replacing SRAM chainrings

Old 01-18-15, 08:33 PM
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Replacing SRAM chainrings

Hello all, the Chainrings on my SRAM Force crankset need replaced and was wondering if you could suggest an upgrade over the original SRAM set. I bought the crank back in 2010 and the shifting has always been less than perfect from small to big. A few years ago I somewhat remember reading that there are better options that facilitate better, faster shifting. The chainrings are 110-50/34.

Also, any suggestions for complete cable sets? I normally use the SRAM cables and housings but am considering trying something different going into spring.
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I replaced my Red Rings with Praxis Rings it shifts even better very happy with them.
This is a 110 BCD 50/34 compact as you have.

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I've heard good things about praxis.

I have wickwerks chainrings on a force crank on my cross bike. They shift good.
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A very good option for a complete set of cables is the Jagwire Pro Road. Excellent performance and reasonable price. About $35 on ebay, but available elsewhere also.

As for the rings, I will be very interested to read your report on how the new ones shift.
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Praxis doesn't make for the SRAM exogram, hidden bolt style crank arm
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Originally Posted by rpenmanparker View Post
A very good option for a complete set of cables is the Jagwire Pro Road. Excellent performance and reasonable price. About $35 on ebay, but available elsewhere also.

As for the rings, I will be very interested to read your report on how the new ones shift.
Thanks for the suggestion. These are the one I have in mind and inexpensive as well.
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Thanks for the info on the Praxis. Seems I can get a set in Silver for a good price but I'll probably spring for the black set as they look better.
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I couldn't find praxis rings for my older Red crank and just bought the new 2013 Red chainrings (exogram, or X-glide or whatever the heck they're calling it). Shifting was immediately better (they make two styles - one for the hidden bolt and one for the "normal" style crank, I needed the normal) and they ended up being cheaper than praxis.

I don't think you can get the Gore Ride-on cables anymore, or can you? I put jagwires in when I replaced mine, they're holding up pretty well.
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