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Archer D1x Trail Paddle Remote boosts ergonomics of electronic shifting

Archer D1x Trail Paddle Remote boosts ergonomics of electronic shifting

Archer Components has introduced the D1x Trail Paddle Remote to pair with their aftermarket electronic shifting system. The Paddle Remote is an update to the…

Monday, Mar 07

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Archer Components has introduced the D1x Trail Paddle Remote to pair with their aftermarket electronic shifting system. The Paddle Remote is an update to the original Standard Remote that consisted of two individual buttons on a heavier, less space efficient module. The D1x Paddle Remote has an indisputably more modern aesthetic, requires less handlebar real estate, and weighs a claimed 35g (half that of the SRAM AXS shifter, incidentally). Archer D1x Paddle Remote

The new Paddle Remote with the Archer D1x Trail shifting module that mounts to the drive-side chainstay After introducing a refined, tailor-able MFR Drop Bar Remote for road and gravel cyclists, Archer are now looking to improve the ergonomics of their D1x electronic shifting system for mountain bikes. What’s that when it’s at home? Briefly, it is an electronic shifting module that can be paired with pretty much any rear derailleur on the market, from 8-Speed to 12-Speed, and from Box Components to SRAM. It uses a wireless shifter pod and the D1x module to pull a short length of cable to your existing rear derailleur. Watts Dixon wrote an interesting review of the Archer system back last year, calling it “the electronic shifting system you didn’t know you needed but honestly might”). The Standard Remote available for the Archer D1x Trail Electronic Shift System The original shifter of the D1x system hasn’t aged terribly well, and looks a little bulky in comparison to the options we’re seeing for SRAM AXS . The new Paddle Remote […]

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