The inevitable trickle-down of 11-speed technologies comes to the always popular XT group, including its amazing front derailleur. Will it be enough to convince North American riders to switch back to double chainring setups?
It's impossible to make a stem shorter than 32 mm or so without moving it up on top of the steerer tube, or so we thought. The new Pacenti design adds a dimple to the handlebar to allow bike designers to push top tubes even longer.
SRAM has made some big news in recent weeks with the launch of its new GX drivetrain group and the Boost series of components, but there are some smaller items in the 2016 catalog that are worth noting.