One step down from Shimano’s top-end, racer-only XTR marque is the only difference weight and aesthetics?
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.
A complete bargain for all-round Mountain Biking™. As long as you’re unlikely to need to switch axle standards often, these will serve you well.
If you can afford it, then it’ll certainly go the extra mile with and for you.
Tom’s treated himself to a new Yeti as a recovery present. He’s been in the parts bin and built it up, so here are his first impressions.