Review | G-Spec TRP TR12 Derailleur and Shifter Kit Tested

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James Vincent takes to the mountains of the Lake District with the G-Spec TRP TR12 derailleur and shifter kit for a full review. It used to be that if you wanted a decent shifter and mech from someone other than either of the Big Esses, you were out of luck. Then all of a sudden it’s like we’re back in the 90’s and alternative drivetrains are popping up all over the place, only this time everyone’s got significantly better engineering at their disposal matched with a greater understanding of the materials and riders’ needs. Having built a solid reputation for themselves with their ever-increasing range of brakes (look out for a review of the Slate T4 Evo soon), TRP is the latest manufacturer to throw their proverbial 12-speed hat into the ring. The question is, does it offer anything better than what’s already available? G-Spec TRP TR12 Derailleur As with the downhill-specific DH7 shifter and short cage mech released a couple of years ago, the TR12 has been designed with input from Aaron Gwin and......

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