The new Force AXS is offered in two
different rear derailleurs that offer a wide
array of gearing options. The Force AXS
36T Max derailleur is compatible both in
2x and 1x with cassettes from 10-28T to
10-36T. The Force XPLR AXS rear derailleur
is designed specifically for 1x and will work
with 10-36T and 10-44T cassettes only.
Force AXS cranksets come with integrated
double chainrings in 50/37, 48/35, and
46/33 ring combinations. There is also a
2x Wide spindle version 43/30 ring set,
with non-integrated chainrings on a 94mm
BCD spider. This does require the use of
the Wide version front derailleur. For 1x,
we offer direct mount style chainrings
in 36T, 38T, 40T, 42T, 44T, and 46T and
1x Aero direct mount in 48T and 50T.
For extreme terrain, the new Force AXS
controls and 1x cranksets can be paired
with an Eagle AXS rear derailleur, Eagle
10-50T or 10-52T cassette, and Eagle
chain for a super wide 1x gearing. We
call this a “Mullet” configuration.
Articles in this section
- Can I pair my new Force AXS drivetrain to my Hammerhead head unit?
- Does the system need to know what size cassette I am using for the appropriate number of compensating rear shifts?
- Is there a shifting mode where I can set up the rear derailleur to make automatic shifts to offset changing gears when shifting the front derailleur?
- If I select the sequential shifting option, can I still command the front derailleur to shift manually if I want it to with my new Force AXS system?
- Can I customize the settings of my new Force AXS drivetrain?
- Can I turn enhanced shifting on or off on new Force AXS without connecting to the AXS app?
- Can I change shifting modes with my new Force AXS system without going through the mobile app? For example, can I change shifting modes using my GPS head unit?
- Can I set up my new Force AXS shifters to shift the front derailleur automatically for fully sequential-style shift logic?
- With new Force AXS, how many gear selections are available with a 2x drivetrain?
- Can I digitally assign different functions to the buttons (e.g. move the derailleur outboard with a left shifter click)?