SRAM XO 1 x 10 for Cross


Will update our 1 x 10 drivetrain on the D-Plus with this new SRAM XO derailer. It’s a Type 2 derailer that’s been updated for “maximum drivetrain stability” with a roller bearing clutch that eliminates derailleur bounce and chain slap while keeping it snappy. The XO also features Cage lock lock-out to make wheel changes easier; especially with our horizontal sliders. Push the cage forward and push the button to lock the cage in place and remove chain tension. Replace the wheel, release the button, and done.

So we’ve got a 1 x 10 derailer connected to a road lever that addresses slappiness with a lock-out feature for wheel changes? Seems ideal and it’ll get put to the test soon enough.


I have had the same setup as your D-plus on my CX bike for the last couple years with a couple different chain guides.  I would be really interested to hear if the Type 2 can be used 1x10 WITHOUT any chain guide.  I want to switch to an oval Rotor Q-ring and would like to use a Type 2 without any guide.  Thanks!

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