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forward vs rear exit kit guide

Forward vs Rear Exit

Our 1×12 Wide kits come in two flavours: Forward Exit and Rear Exit. These names refer to the direction in which the cable leaves the derailleur; SRAM Eagle derailleurs have a forward-facing cable port as standard, but this is incompatible with some road and gravel frames. We created the Rear Exit kit to help you to fit our kits to these frames. Rear Exit derailleurs are compatible with all frame designs, but importantly our Rear Exit kit can’t be fitted to SRAM GX* derailleurs without the permanent removal of a rivet.

Forward Vs Rear Compatibility Diagrams: