Earlier today we caught a first glimpse of a new prototype rear derailleur from Sram. The boys over at mtb-news.de have a photo of it from a different angle. The derailleur is certainly interesting, but there's something else that caught our eye in this photo. Check out the brake caliper. That's something we haven't seen from the Avid camp yet. Given its sleek look and high polish black finish, we're guessing it's a four piston X0.

Expect details this March.

Moar pistons moar better? We'll find out soon.

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  • GnarHuck

    1/26/2012 7:40 PM

    i have the 2012 codes. LOVE them!!

  • mrlebowski

    1/26/2012 9:22 AM

    @mtbfree - I think that's just the bolt that holds the two sides of the caliper together...

  • mtbfree

    1/26/2012 7:40 AM

    Anybody else notice the little slider switch on the caliper? Hmm...

  • audeo03

    1/26/2012 7:11 AM

    My last 2 Codes 2010/2011, and new XOs are perfect. Never needed a bleed, just new pads after a while...

  • Balfaboy

    1/25/2012 11:56 PM

    I've had nothing but bad luck with avids. I'm glad you guys are getting good results from them. They always seemed to not live up to their expectations with me. Other then brakes SRAM can do no wrong in my books.

  • iceman2058

    1/25/2012 11:39 PM

    My 2011 Codes are the the very definition of awesome. My previous 2008 version, not so much.

  • Sasquatch

    1/25/2012 9:23 PM

    My 2012 Codes are great, no problems at all.

  • Balfaboy

    1/25/2012 9:09 PM

    Hopefully better then the last 2 codes.


    1/25/2012 8:43 PM

    Maybe the new XO or XX?

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