With all this focus on SRAM Red 22 and the fancy smancy yaw front derailleur, it is easy to forget the component groups that built SRAM’s foundation. The groups on the front line, taking the abuse of the everyday cyclist. The hardy components that get the job done without frilly luxuries like Pro Tour mechanics or hydraulic brakes. The Apex, Rival, and 10-speed Force groups that all use traditional front derailleurs and, quite frankly, still kick HUGE amounts of derrière. When you’ve ridden these groups hard and want to get your SRAM Traditional Front Derailleur shifting like new, take a look at this video and let professional mechanic Daniel Slusser show you how it’s done. If you really are intrigued by that new-fangled yaw technology or are looking for an upgrade or replacement part, you can check out all the SRAM Road Components at Art’s Cyclery.