SRAM Apex

by Luminosity   July 17, 2013  

Just tried out a lovely Giant today that had SRAM Apex. Being used to 105s the SRAM hoods felt a little small and the brake lever wasn't as long as the Shimano. I found that annoying but is it really an issue? Any experience to share?

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i've used apex extensively and i like it. in my experience you need to take a bit better care of the cables than shimano groupsets as it gets sticky a bit more easily. never had any problems with comfort on the hoods and i have pretty big hands

the chainrings don't last as long as shimano ones, in my experience

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posted by Dave Atkinson [7026 posts]
17th July 2013 - 22:30

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I upped my cables to Jagwire Racers. My SRAM Rival broset is king in my book

[custom] '12 Cannondale CAAD10 - Rival

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posted by badkneestom [126 posts]
18th July 2013 - 0:42

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Thx.

posted by Luminosity [52 posts]
18th July 2013 - 14:08

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