Type: PartsLeveraging the legendary history of SRAM shifting, the X5 rear derailleur provides incredible shifting speed and precision Exact Actuation technology eliminates slop and shifting variation.
1:1 - 1:1 Actuation is superior by design. Every unit of cable you pull moves the derailleur the same amount. Actuation stays precise and fluid slogging through mud, bouncing off rocks, rutting through roots wherever you find yourself, whatever conditions you're in. It's dependable. Tolerant. Easiest to set up. Easiest to adjust.
Exact Actuation - When they launched their road technology from scratch they reapplied our MTB proven SRAM 1:1 actuation ratio (shifter cable travel : derailleur movement). EA helps to simplify and 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.
Exact Actuation - for precise and dependable 10-speed performance
Direct Route - technology for lighter effort shifting
36-tooth cassette compatibility