Everyone knew a new XTR group was coming, but what Shimano released today is still unexpected.
The new 12-speed 10-51 cassette wasn’t that hard to guess, but three cassette choices are unexpected. There are new hubs and brakes as well, but let’s tackle the drivetrain first.
(Full disclosure: this is all info from Shimano’s press release, we have zero time riding or even seeing this new stuff in person.)
There are three new cassettes, a new crank with double and single-ring options, three rear derailleurs, a front derailleur or ten, a couple of shifters and a new chain. Obviously, Shimano is taking the …read more
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