9 Interesting Facts About SRAM GX Eagle AXS
SRAM GX Eagle AXS is about as durable as it gets, right down to long days spent in the gritty, wet mud. The GX Eagle AXS system is completely water and dustproof to the IPX7 international standard. Don’t fear the creek crossings, bike washes or rainy drives. You don’t fear the rain so why should your bike?
2. DERAILLEUR DAMAGE CONTROL
Does your derailleur protect itself? SRAM GX Eagle AXS does. The incredibly resilient Overload Clutch design allows the derailleur to sense impact and safeguard against potential damage. By quickly disengaging the motor gearbox, the derailleur has freedom to move out of harm's way before instantly returning to its position for a seamless experience for the rider.
3. GX EAGLE AXS UPGRADE KIT
Do you have a bike with a cable-actuated Eagle drivetrain? If the answer is “yes” your bike is compatible with a GX Eagle AXS upgrade kit. Just take your current derailleur and shifter off, install the new GX Eagle AXS derailleur and Controller, pair the two together and you are ready to ride. From there you can tailor your shift settings to suit your own personal riding style.
4. SHIFT YOUR WAY, WHENEVER YOU WANT.
Need to rapidly drop a few gears for a steep climb? Prefer to cycle through the cassette one gear at a time to maximize your watts? Easy. With GX Eagle AXS, you have the ability to utilize MultiShift or single-click depending on your ride style and terrain. Single-click does exactly what you would think: it shifts one gear at a time. This is mandatory for e-bike compatability. For using MultiShift, the amount of gears you change with MultiShift is easily adjustable in the AXS app. Select the amount of gears you would like to shift, then hold the controller button down. Its that easy.
5. PERSONALIZE YOUR SHIFT BUTTON FUNCTIONS.
You can change the individual assignment of your AXS controller buttons to better suit your needs.Add in a Reverb AXS controller to have Formula 1 styleshifting -with left and right handpaddles controlling your gear selection. If you’re building up a GX Eagle AXS equipped dropbar bike, you can take advantage of auxiliary shifter buttons, like Blips, MultiClicks and Clics to perform a different function than the lever they are plugged into. Change it using the AXS app. Any AXS controller can also pair with eTap AXS Wireless Blips for fully wireless remote shifting options.
6. IT'S E-MTB READY!
By disabling Multishift via the AXS app, the groupset becomes compatible with e-bikes.
7. FLATBAR, DROPBAR - AS LONG AS IT HAS A BAR.
GX Eagle AXS is at its heart a mountain bike drivetrain, but thanks to the power of AXS it connects and pairs with any of our other AXS products, including RED eTap AXS, Force eTap AXS, and Rival eTap AXS.
8. BIGGER RANGE, LONGER RIDES.
With SRAM GX Eagle AXS you have the choice of using 10-50T and our 10-52T cassettes.
With an expanded, 520-percent gear range giving riders more ability to spin and recover on the burliest climbs. Having a broader cassette range allows you to customize your drivetrain further by choosing the right front ring for your needs with less compromise. Having a broader cassette range allows you to customize your drivetrain further by choosing the right front ring for your needs with less compromise.
9. GX EAGLE AXS BATTERIES LAST 20 HOURS
AXS batteries last up to 20 hours of ride time, which is a long time in the saddle for even the most battle-hardened riders. If you find that you need a bit more power, a spare AXS battery is small, easy to carry and weighs only 25g. Charging an AXS battery takes only 45-minutes via USB charger, so you can charge quickly at home or even in your car.