SRAM Force Rear Mech review

Dependable shifts

Our rating 
4.0 out of 5 star rating 4.0
GBP £105.00 RRP | USD $172.20
SRAM Force Rear Mech

Our review

Light, and a consistent performer
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In contrast to some other parts of the groupset, there haven’t been that many changes between the 2009 Force rear mech and 2010’s.

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The outer pulley cage is now made from unidirectional carbon fibre, which trims a few grams compared with last year’s – while a magnesium inner parallelogram link also helps to keep things svelte.

It weighs about 30g more than SRAM’s top-end Red rear mech, but is still lighter than that from Shimano’s second string Ultegra groupset.

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And whereas we had a few shifting hiccups with the Red rear mech when we tested it, the Force mech behaved very well; even under race and climbing conditions we were unable to get it to mis-shift.

Product Specifications

Product

Name Force Rear Mech (10)
Brand SRAM

Weight (g) 175
Material Aluminium Carbon Fibre Magnesium
Chain Speed Compatibility 10
Max Sprocket Size 28