- XT Di2 1×11 or good old fashioned mechanical?
Looking to order my drive train for my soon to arrive Spark 700 Plus tuned frameset.Posted 1 year ago
Wondering if theres any huge benefit to going XT Di2 or if 1×11 do I simply stick with XTR shifter M8000 XT rear mech?
I appreciate with 2×11 it make more sense, but whats the upside over old fashined shifting?
Whatever shifting will most likely be paired with an e13 9-46 cassette.
I was cynical until I actually used it. I’ve also never had issues with cables but this is a different league to mechanical.
Try it or have a play with an install in a shop. You’ll be sold.
Where are you? Happy for you to try mine if anywhere near north Hampshire.
How is the shifter shit ? It’s a switch and far more consistent than the mechanical shifter which I though was pants.Posted 1 year agocokieMember
What happens if you fully submerged the full d2i system? Is it completely waterproof?
I’ve also seen countless CX riders hammering their Di2 equipped bikes through the muddy, wet & gritty CX season without any issues.Posted 1 year agoadshSubscriber
I thought the main advantage for Di on mountain bikes was the ability to change gear under full power and that over the course of a race this added up to an advantage.
If you don’t race and are not a gadget freak I can’t see the point. I can however see the disadvantages of extra weight, cost and replacement cost (mechs). Disclaimer – I’m a late adopter of everything.Posted 1 year ago
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