SRAM has just released pictures of its latests WiFLi derailleur offerings. This will allow SRAM road group users to now be able to use wide range cassettes such as the SRAM PG-1070 with a complete Red or Force group rather than being limited to just Apex. It looks like an XG-1090 11-32 cassette will also be added to the Red lineup. We will post again when these derailleurs become available for sale. Full press release below:
WiFLi is the drivetrain technology that has changed the way people ride by offering a 2×10 system with wider gearing options, making set-up and shifting faster and easier, and significantly reducing weight.Now SRAM RED-2012 and SRAM Force offer WiFLi options, allowing riders to tackle every climb and any descent, with the confidence of always having the right gears.
WiFLi delivers an expanded gear range with the world’s first 11-32 10-speed cassette for road, combined with a compact (50/34) front chainring. The rear derailleur (RD) lengthens its cage and gets a slight variation in geometry, and is known as a mid-cage RD, that can compensate for wide range cassettes. The system delivers a wider gear range than the standard triple chainring system and saves well over 250 grams.
SRAM compact Exogram RED-2012 crankset, XG-1099 11-32 cassette, and RED-2012 mid-cage RD will be available in June. SRAM Force will add the mid-cage RD, also in June. Compact cranks and 11-32 cassette (PG-1070) are already available.