What is better SLX or XT?
Compared to the SLX, the new XT feels more crisp and of slightly more high-end quality. However, the price will show if it’s really worth the upgrade. On a purely functional basis, there is little to complain about on the entry-level groupset.
What happens if Di2 battery dies?
If the battery dies mid-ride you’re a bit stuck given that it won’t just start shifting mechanically when the battery needs a rest.
Can you use XTR shifter with XT derailleur?
The 12 speed XT and XTR shifters have zero difference in function. The difference happens at SLX with no multi-release. I have both XT and XTR. They both can shift up to two gears at once to smaller cogs and up to four at once to larger cogs, no difference in feel or function.
What is Shimano XTR Di2?
An electronic shifting option for SHIMANO’s 11-speed XTR M9000 mechanical mountain bike components, XTR DI2 specification redefines how mountain bikers can control and personalize the way they ride through the proven DI2 digital platform. The world’s first production electronic mountain bike shifting system.
What is synchro shift on the XTR Di2?
An added feature that XTR Di2 has over and above Dura-Ace Di2 is a mode called “Synchro Shift”. This allows you to configure your shifting so that the front derailleur shifts automatically depending on where the chain is on your rear cassette.
How much heavier is the XTR Di2 compared to the mechanical version?
You can look up the individual weights of each part here, but you’ll be pleased to know that as a total system the XTR Di2 version saves about 12g with 2×11 setup over the mechanical version. When committed to the Synchro Shift option (i.e. removing left shifter) the overall weight is around 50g less than mechanical XTR groupset.
What is the Shimano XTR m9050?
The SHIMANO XTR M9050 derailleur brought digital precision to the world of mountain biking. Its integrated chain stabilizer guarantees accurate shifting in the roughest of conditions while the SYNCHRONIZED SHIFT allows for customizable communication with the front derailleurs.