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SRAM X9 Type 2 10 Speed Rear Derailleur

Engineered to Endure. From steep, endless climbs to hair-raising, technical descents, X9 is engineered to handle whatever comes your way. Smooth, precise shifting helps you cover more ground, faster. The lightweight, stiff and always reliable crankset lets you maintain your momentum through the rough stuff. Whether you’re sprinting for the finish or tackling an all-day epic, your best ride starts with X9.

SRAM X9 Type 2 10 Speed Rear Derailleur Features :

  • Exact Actuation for precise and dependable 10-speed performance
  • Focused chassis design for all conditions and usage
  • 250g (medium cage)
  • 36-tooth cassette capable
  • 3 cage lengths available: short, medium and long

SRAM X9 Type 2 10 Speed Rear Derailleur Specifications :

  • Speeds- 10-Speed
  • Weight- 250g (medium cage)
  • Compatibility- 36-tooth cassette
  • Cage Sizes- short, medium, long

SRAM X9 Type 2 10 Speed Rear Derailleur Technologies :

  • Cage Lock - The first rear derailleur of its kind, SRAM TYPE 2 lets you push your cage forward and lock it into place with the push of a button. This creates slack, removing all tension from the chain. With Cage Lock, TYPE 2 makes wheel removal and installation—as well as chain installation—easier than any other derailleur on earth.
  • Exact Actuation - When we launched our road technology from scratch we reapplied our MTB proven SRAM 1:1 actuation ratio (shifter cable travel : derailleur movement) for 10 speed rear shifting. EA helps to simplify/stabilize the uneasy act of balancing rear derailleur hanger design, tight cog spacing and exact cable tension. The result: the easiest index shifting system to set up and it stays that way.
  • Roller Bearing Clutch - Designed for X0 and X9 families, TYPE 2 rear derailleur delivers maximum drivetrain stability—even through the most punishing technical terrain. With Roller Bearing Clutch™ technology, SRAM TYPE 2 eliminates derailleur bounce and chain slap without sacrificing precision.

Buy SRAM X9 Type 2 10 Speed Rear Derailleur from Chain Reaction Cycles, the world's largest online bicycle store.

  • Colour: Grey
  • Size: Medium Cage, Long Cage, Short Cage
  • Speed: 10 Speed
Rated 4.7 out of 5 by 26 reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by Smooth shifting I love Sram shifting so am probably biased but this is a great product. Teamed with a narrow wide means no dropped chain. The lock system for removing the wheel is also surprisingly useful 28 July 2014
Rated 3 out of 5 by Not quite the revelation that was expected Fitted one of these to my Meta SX1 hoping for a transformation in chain slap noise. Shifting is crisp and precise with a new gear cable as usual Sram quality but the reduction in noise just wasn't as much as hoped. The pin feature for holding the mech in place with the chain slack is really useful though, I thought I would never use it but it makes getting the back wheel out less of a faff. 08 July 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by A little pricey but worth it. Purchased as part of a complete build, been using it for the last few days and can't fault it. Perhaps overkill for my needs but for the extra money over the X7 or X5 it's a no brainer. 24 June 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Ottimo cambio Ottimo cambio posteriore di fascia media - medio/alta, sufficientemente dolce nella cambiata nonostante la frizione che tiene in maniera stabile la catena per ridurre al minimo la caduta e cambiate "fantasma" 23 June 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by A great clutch deraileur A nice product overal. Looks good and high quality and at the same time performs well. Shifting is crisp and the clutch works great. I couldn't believe my transmission was so quiet even in the rough stufff. I have the medium cage version and I use it with a modified 10 speed cassette with a 42t extender cog. Despite almost maxing b-tension it works well. If you plan on doing the extender cog mod this is a good deraileur to choose. 11 June 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Se trata de un producto excelente El cambio es preciso y su tecnologia type 2 permite deshacerse de guiacadenas si se lleva monoplato. Un acierto por parte de sram. 05 May 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Surprising, a lot better than I thought. I have been using SRAM X0 Mechs and Shifters on all my bikes for around 8 years and was torn between X0 and X9 for my new build. I decided that I would use X0 Shifters but with an X9 type 2 rear mech. I have no regrets the rear mech is superb. I normally run an e-thirteen chain device but on the new build I hadn't purchased one before my first ride and I probably wont now. The chain behaved really well and the mech kept tension over everything. the lockable feature for wheel removal I thought was a little gimicky but its very good, so simple but makes wheel removal easy. I am now upgrading my other X0 rear mechs to the type 2 i'm very impressed 14 April 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Good solid performer I have recently purchased an x9 and a shimano zee withe a clutch I use the shimano zee for downhill and I find its lasted the longest of any brand derailleurs I have had (I have had a lot) Because of the position it rides in tucked up. This SRAM x9 is also very good clutch woks well better for trail use because of its medium cage for more range.i run this x9 with a fat thin sprocket and it is very reliable will drop a chain only in very extreme roughness. I would recommend x9 for trail riding but I feel the shimano has a stronger clutch making it quieter and I fell that chain tension would be better. 21 March 2014
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Cage Length

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I want to run a 1x10 Set up with the derailleur, running an 11- 36 on the rear - just wondering what Cage Length I need to run.

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I'm running a 32T race face narrow wide with 11-36 rear cassette and I have a medium cage on my X9. I've had no problems.
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I'm running 34t front and 11-36 10 SPF rear and am running the short cage. You should have no problems!
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As a general rule of thumb short for single chain ring .. medium for double and long for triple .. I would say short would be fine in this case
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Hi, me personally would run a medium cage and shorten the chain to suit. This way if you want to go back to a 2x10 you can easily.

Hope that helps, the unit itself is very well made - doubt you'll be disappointed
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Yes this is compatible and for a triple set up with 11-36t cassette you would be recommended using a Long Cage.
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Long cage only!
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Will this work with shimano setup?

I want to run 2 x 10 (24/32 front and 11-36 rear) shimano cluster and chainrings and shifters. Will this work?
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No, it won't
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Mixing SRAM and Shimano rear Derailleurs/Shifters is not a viable combination due to variation in cable pull; they will not shift accurately.

The Shimano equivalent can be found below -

The Medium cage variant would be advised.
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Though it is not advised by the techs from SRAM i am sure it will work just fine!
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It is not advisable to mix speeds within a drive in general; in this instance, the derailleur cage would be too narrow for the 9-speed chain.
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Don't think so???
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A 9 speed chain is slightly wider than a 10 speed chain, so you may experience some chain rub on the cage of the derailleur as a result, but you can run a 3x9 system on a clutch mech if you wish. I would suggest switching out to use a 10 speed chain though as this will help make setup a little easier.
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Medium would be enough
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The Medium Cage version should be fine on a 40/28 or 42/48 setup.
As a general rule, the number of chainrings on your crank will define the length of rear derailleur cage required:
Single ring - Short Cage
Double ring - Medium Cage
Triple ring - Long Cage
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Is there a minimum Sram shifter required for this mech? Will it be ok with an X5?
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no it will work with any 10 speed SRAM shifter, there might be a slight difference in shifting precision but it will be barely noticeable!
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It will be fine with an X5 (10-speed) shifter; however precision may not be as optimal as when using a X9 or X0 shifter.
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Hi I have a standard trance x 29er and need to know what length i need for it. It will be replacing a SRAM x5 rear mech. Can you tell me or do i need to take measurements?
Is the x9 compatible with the x5 shifter?
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Middle cage is more suitable
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If you use a 2x10 transmission you will need a medium cage deraileur. I think it is compatible with X5 shifters as well.
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A medium cage will work fine i run near enough the same set up ... hope this helps
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Middle cage is more suitable
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I have a X9 type 2 RD, how can i tell if is a short, med or long cage?
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Chainring tooth count capacity is an important factor to consider however as a basis for determining which cage length is required:

Singlering Crankset w/ 12-32 cassette = Short Cage
Double Crankset w/ 12-32 cassette = Medium Cage
Triple Crankset w/ 12 -32 cassette = Long Cage

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You can find it written on the deraileur
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