Shimano MTB
03/23/2017 at 15:02. Facebook
Carl rides the 1x11 drivetrain and spends as much time as possible in the Californian mountains. Working in a bike shop he witnessed the evolution from the triple drivetrain to the double, and from the double to the single. On his terrain he knows exactly what he needs.

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Shimano MTB
03/22/2017 at 14:14. Facebook
Single or double? Shimano-MTB is here to advice you! Check out their Drivetrain Selector tool: [ Link ] #NoSingleTruth
1x or 2x that's the question! Neil and Scotty of Global Mountain Bike Network weighed up the pros and cons of each system to help you choose!

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Pinkbike review | ❝Shimano's ME7 is an outstanding shoe, one that performs exactly how a high-end all-mountain / enduro-oriented offering should. The fit, durability, and off-bike traction are all top notch, and the lightweight, well ventilated design is the icing on the cake.❞ - Mike Kazimer

Shimano ME7 Shoes - Review - Pinkbike
Test win for the Shimano G02A brake pads in Germany's BIKE Magazin.

"Very low wear and maximum braking force on the XT with ice-tech disc. Light fading from 300°C prevents the full score."
All set for the most epic race of the year! Best of luck Karl Platt with Cape Epic 2017!

Karl trains the whole year for an 8-day MTB stage race: the Cape Epic. He loves the double because it offers him the most gearing options. He can climb up the hills on a low gear and burn it on the outer chainring in the downhills and flat sections. This gives Karl better gear rhythm so he always has the...
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Karl Platt – 2X11: ‘I always ride the 2X11 system because in marathon racing I never know what’s coming. With a double I can always find the right rythem and never compromise on gears’

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Lukas Flückiger - "For cross country, I mostly ride with a single ring on the front but for training and marathon, I usually prefer two chainrings".

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Interview and Bike Check with Lukas Flückiger
Paris Basson: ‘Twoby is a perfect fit for the weekend warriors who do multistage races or tours. But for the elite guys that single drivetrain ticks all the boxes.’

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In her first year with Trek Factory Racing DH, Rachel Atherton accomplished the unimaginable. She won every UCI World Cup event and the World Championships, achieving the first-ever perfect season in the history of World Cup mountain biking >> [ Link ]
Nico Lau: ‘The 2X11 system brings me freedom. I can climb up on an easy gear and smash it in the downhill on my big ring’

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Why has Julien chosen 1x11? Get insights on his choice for a single drivetrain >> [ Link ]
Extend your ride with new the Shimano SLX wide-range 11-46T cassette (CS-M7000) for 1x11 drivetrains > [ Link ]

New XT, SLX and Deore components expand off-road possibilities
Nowadays the choice for the right drivetrain is a hot topic in MTB land. Single front or double is the question. As a rider who is looking to buy a new mountain bike, you need to know first which drivetrain suits your riding style best.

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With new Deore components, Shimano expands the versatility and fun to be found at multiple levels of trail, trekking and off-road riding. Designed around the concept of performance and leisure, new Deore M6000 is for trail riders and MTB enthusiasts, MTB commuters and outdoor leisure riders who need daily durability to cope with rough roads, rain, sand and the worst that nature can throw at...
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New DEORE XT, SLX, DEORE components expand off-road possibilities
Fiona Peterson about her choice for 2x11: ‘I really believe in saving heart rate on the climbs, I'd rather use it on the downhill’

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This is how we roll in 2017/2018! We proudly announce that MS Mondraker Team will ride with Shimano Saint drivetrain components at the highest level of mountain biking in the next two seasons. The team not only features current and two-time World Champion Danny Hart but also Downhill sensation Laurie Greenland.

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