Absolute Black Puckers Up w/ Sour Apple Green Ano Chainrings, Plus New Delrin XX1 Pulleys
Upon seeing the new Chris King green limited edition, Absolute Black whisked these over to show they’re similarly infatuated with the viridescent ano.
The new color is available on their SRAM Spiderless rings, Cannondale rings (shown) and their latest intro, the ovalized 104BCD chainrings. If that whet your appetite, pick your way past the break for another pic and his lightweight new jockey wheels for XX1…
SRAM’s XX1 introduced more than just wide/narrow chainrings. The pulley wheels on their X-Horizon rear derailleur followed the pattern with 12-tooth narrow wide cuts. Absolute Black’s new upgrade kit uses full Delrin wheels with alloy outer plates and stainless steel bearings. They say they’re long wearing and quieter than alloy pulleys, but they’re only made to fit the SRAM X-Horizon rear mechs (XX1, X01, and presumably CX1).
Claimed weight is just 20g for the pair, retail is $57 (€49.50).