Shimano XTR M9100 groupset first ride review

Shimano XTR M9100 groupset first ride review

The XTR M9100 groupset ushers in a wealth of improvements to Shimano’s top-end mountain bike component family. I recently had the opportunity to test the new wide range 1x12 group as well as the new XC and Enduro brake systems over two days in the mountains surrounding Crested Butte, Colorado. My colleague, Tom Marvin, also spent time testing this new group on the rugged trails of Slovenia. Here are the features of the new flagship group that stood out to us. Check out our Shimano XTR M9100: everything you need to know article too for the complete tech round down. Shimano XTR M9100: everything you need to know Why Shimano decided to create a new freehub standard The sweet sound of silence The most salient feature of the M9100 group is what’s missing — sound. Shimano’s SCYLENCE freehub system uses a pair of drive plates that completely disengage from each ...

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