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Review: 2017 Shimano Deore XT Di2

October 18, 2017 Dirt Rag Contributor 1

Words by Mike Cushionbury, photos by Eric McKeegan  When Shimano introduced its XTR Di2 electronic shifting system two years ago it was obvious that this technology would trickle down to the more affordable, second tier

Bike Industry News

First Look: Shimano XT Di2 and SLX 11 speed

April 14, 2016 Eric McKeegan 0

XTR M8050 In not altogether unexpected news, Shimano trickles-down electronic shifting to XT level with a new M8050 group. Before you get all excited, this stuff isn’t hitting the shelves until September 2016, so you

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First Impression: Pivot Mach 429SL

March 20, 2015 Mike Cushionbury 0

The new carbon Mach 429SL from Pivot Cycles shaves half a pound off the previous frame to come in at a very respectable 5.3 pounds. Match that to 100 mm of potent dw-link controlled suspension and