You get it: one by is the future of mountain biking it's the only way to upgrade it's the Next Best Thing for good reason. You believe wholeheartedly in the hype, but you can't drop this month's and part of next month's rent on bike parts again or your roommate may do something drastic.Fortunately for you and your living situation, SRAM has made its impressive one by, 11 speed drivetrains more accessible for those not blessed with unlimited bike upgrade budgets, and the introduction of the NX groupset has inspired a level of buzz usually reserved for technologies triple its price. The NX groupset was created to be an entry level, budget friendly option, and it includes a simple, solidly constructed NX 1x GXP Crankset that won't necessarily be winning industry wide awards for weight or innovation, but is already attracting serious attention as the most affordable one by crankset on the market. SRAM offers the NX in a variety of sizes and lengths, but the 170mm and 175mm GXP options are designed to be ideal for your XC, trail or all mountain rig, with a solid 6000 series aluminum construction and a 24mm spindle diameter. The SRAM X SYNC chainring itself also boosts a durable aluminum construction, with each tooth machined to interact seamlessly with the chain's inner and outer links for smooth, powerful pedaling whether dicing down a steep backside hill or laboring along a winding climb.