Shimano XTR M9100 – (honest) overview of a new 12 speed MTB groupset

Shimano XTR M9100 new Shimano MTB groupset - review, technical specifications etc.

Updated: 16/11/2018. In the summer of 2018, a new MTB groupset Shimano XTR M9100 saw the ligth of day. What are the first impressions? What do the technical specifications look like? What has changed? In this post I’ll give an overview of the new XTR M9100 groupset. Rear chainrings are often referred to by a … Read moreShimano XTR M9100 – (honest) overview of a new 12 speed MTB groupset

Bicyle equipment (“groupset”) classes

Bicycle equipment (groupset) classes - Dura-Ace, Ultegra, Deore, Super Record...

Updated: 16/11/2018. “What groupset do you ride?” is a common question among experienced cyclists. Less experienced ones often ask what bicycle groupset classes are the best, which one to buy. This post will give a ranking (list) of classes from the low, to top class, for the three major groupset manufacturers: Shimano, SRAM and Campagnolo. … Read moreBicyle equipment (“groupset”) classes

Bicycle groupset

Bicycle groupset (drivetrain)

Updated: 16/11/2018. Those into cycling must have heard, or read something like: “The bike comes with a full Ultegra groupset”. Or: “Fully Shimano Deore equipped bicycle”. This post will explain what a “bicycle groupset” is, what parts it consists of. Other, less common name for a bicycle groupset is “bicycle equipment”.   1. What is … Read moreBicycle groupset