Displaying posts with tag: XTR

Enduro Athlete Setup – Shimano XTR Short Cage Derailleur – RD-M9100-GS and 10-45t Cassette


Conserving energy is a big part of Enduro racing and many pro riders turn to walking sections for just this reason. Shimano athletes have been running a short cage XTR derailleur paired with a 12 speed 10-45t cassette for this … Continue reading

2015 Shimano XTR Updates M9000 – 1×11, 2×11, 3×11 – Trail and Race Componets


Last night Shimano held their official launch of the new M9000 XTR components. Available in a trail or race trim they’ve done a lot of work refining the iconic XTR brand. Pricing is still TBD.

Video: Adjusting Shimano XTR Shadow Plus M985 Trail Rear Derailleur with Joe Lawwill


Joe Lawwill, esteemed mountain bike athlete, has joined the Shimano team as an MTB Marketing Specialist.  Inside Joe takes you through some of the benefits of the Shimano Shadow XTR Plus derailleur and how to adjust it internally to create … Continue reading

Review: Shimano XTR M985 and M980 Pedals


Shimano’s pedal offerings are some of the best available on the market. They’ve improved upon their already stellar design with more contact area, lighter weight, and different versions for XC and trail riders. Check out our full review of the improvements and performance of these new pedals.
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