A Look at SRAM Red 22


SRAM has released it’s new SRAM RED 22 groupset with the option of Hydraulic Road Rim braking (HRR) or Hydraulic Road Disc braking (HRD). SRAM Red 22 is completely rebuilt and redesigned and comes with a 11-speed Yaw™ front derailleur, which features no trim, rub , or rasp, is lighter in weight and comes with a chainspotter to prevent dropping your chain à la Andy Schleck!

Check out the features of the new SRAM RED 22 and in our slide show below.

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SRAM RED 22 Shift Levers

  • ErgoFit textured body with reduced diameter: improve grip and finger wrap and provide better control.
  • Individual Reach Adjust™ of brake and shift lever
  • Larger carbon ErgoBlade lever improves shifting from the drops

SRAM RED 22 Rear Derailleur

  • Exact Actuation™ shifting provides fast, accurate shifts
  • More clearance with 28t cassettes thanks to a longer B-knuckle
  • New silent shifting with optimized Aeroglide Pulleys™, ceramic bearings

SRAM RED 22 Front Derailleur

  • Yaw™ cage rotates in line with chain: shifting speed and precision improvement and no trim
  • True 22 – twenty-two usable gears in all gear combinations with no rasp or rub
  • Integrated chain spotter

SRAM RED 22 Crankset

  • Exogram™ technology uses a large, hollow cross section all the way to the spider, minimizing weight while maximizing stiffness.
  • Stiffer X Glide R™ chainrings feature thicker construction, advanced shift timing pins and ramps, which are optimized for shifting with the Yaw™ Front Derailleur
  • Hidden bolt for increased strength and stiffness

SRAM RED Quarq 22 Power Meter

  • Power Balance™ and ANT+™ give you compatibility, flexibility and every available metric
  • ANT+™ ID is clearly visible to aid pairing and operation
  • OmniCal™: TT chainrings can be fitted without recalibration

SRAM XG-1190 Cassette

  • Hollow steel dome makes for the stiffest gear cluster ever at the lightest weight
  • Heat-treated, high-grade tool steel provide superlative durability and a beautiful finish
  • StealthRing™ elastomer and advanced tooth profiles eliminate vibration and noise for a smooth, silent ride

SRAM RED 22 Chain

  • HollowPin™ technology equals strength, incredible shifting efficiency, and light weight
  • 242 grams, 114 links
  • PowerLock™ silver connector, easiest install in the world

SRAM RED Brake Calipers

  • AeroLink™ arm amplifies braking power while reducing frontal area
  • Aero design extends to the shape of the indexed four-position quick release, the bladed barrel adjuster, low-profile pinch bolts, and recessed spring tension adjusters
  • Firecrest™ rim compatibility (27.4mm)

SRAM RED 22 Hydraulic Master Cylinder

  • All new master cylinder designed for road
  • RED 22 design and ergonomics including reach adjust
  • Fully sealed system/ Lower hand forces required
  • Standard & Moto options

SRAM RED Hydraulic Disc Brake Calipers

  • Optimized power & modulation for road & cross/ 160mm for pavement, 140mm option for off-road
  • Road specific caliper and piston ratio

SRAM RED Hydraulic Rim Brake Calipers

  • Optimized power & modulation for road
  • Tools-free contact point adjust
  • Tire clearance: 28c
  • Firecrest™ rim compatibility (27.4mm)