It’s a compromise but it could save you a grand, here’s what we thought of the 1×10 extender cog
This SLX double chainset is a perfect example of a no-nonsense chainset that runs on a reliable, but simple, bottom bracket and it does the job with little fuss.
Light, powerful brakes that have great lever feel and just work consistently, no matter how long the descent.
It won’t work miracles on worn-out suspension but this is an excellent way to get your worn-in forks and shocks feeling like new again
A good technical jacket will make more difference to your winter riding comfort than almost any other bit of kit
Simple to use, bombproof and yet easy to program to be as complicated as you’ll need