Now offering 22 useable gears, the Red 22 DoubleTap Mechanical Shifters represent the next evolution of SRAM's top group.
But going 11-speed is just the beginning. Virtually every external feature on SRAM's newest Red lever has been slightly reworked in pursuit of an even more comfortable riding experience. The hoods, lever blades, and shift paddles have all been updated based on input from pro riders. Combine this new ErgoDynamics™ design with competition-proven materials and new 11-speed internals, and the result is a blend of performance and weight savings that the competition's electronic designs just can't touch.
- Lightweight carbon levers, Titanium bolts
- ErgoFit textured body improves grip and finger wrap with reduced diameter, providing better control, and a better transition to the bar
- Individual Reach Adjust™ of brake and shift lever, now easier to access and uses a standard hex key, puts the controls exactly where you want them
- Larger carbon ErgoBlade lever improves shifting from the drops
- DoubleTap® technology delivers both shifts from the single lever
- ZeroLoss™ shifting, shifts engage immediately
- New clamp allows better fit and adjustment for modern carbon and ergo bars
- For use with SRAM 11-speed road components only
The Red 22 Mechanical DoubleTap Shift Lever Set includes Left and Right levers along with low friction derailleur cables and housing. They're compatible with SRAM Red 22 and Force 22 drivetrain components. The claimed weight for the levers is 280 grams.
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2 of 2 customers found this review helpful.
Super light weight, double tap shifting, better braking, and the best ergonomics i have found. Right now i have around 10k miles on my Red 22 and they have been flawless, the feelings are just exceptional. The double tap shifting is the closest you can get to electronic shifting in a mechanical platform. They have also stood up well to regular wear and tear, including crashes, they still look very good. Unlike my old 10s rival shifters which started to have issues around 10k miles these are still going strong.
The only detractor is that Sram Force 22 will shift the same, there is no difference. I own both and could not tell a difference honestly. If you are a very serious roadie then the weight can matter, but that is truly for the .01%. Honestly if you are trying to get a budget build and maximize performance i would go with a Sram force Group with a Red crank and Red RD.
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