What kind of clutch mechanism comes in the Apex mechanical rear derailleur? The Apex mechanical rear derailleur uses aspring clutch, similar to Rival XPLR and someEagle rear derailleurs. Related articles Are 12-speed Apex mechanical shift levers compatible with Eagle mechanical rear derailleurs? Do the Apex XPLR rear derailleurs have a clutch mechanism? How do I set up my SRAM Eagle rear derailleur correctly? My SRAM road brakes have a contact point too close to the bar what can I do about it? Do SRAM RED or Force eTap AXS road rear derailleurs feature Cage Lock?