Just like Shimano didn't rush with the release of their Shimano XT M8100 drivetrain, we haven’t rushed this review. 2,000km of testing later...
Microshift Advent X 10 speed drivetrain for single-ring and a wide range cassette (11-48t). New 1x drivetrain for less than £135... take that, inflation!
SRAM GX Eagle AXS is available as an upgrade kit to mix and match with any existing Eagle drivetrain components, and available for just £554.
Where most rivals use alternating thick/thin teeth, Praxis’ T6 aluminium chainring has a special ‘wavy’ offset tooth pattern to improve chain retention.
SRAM GX Eagle groupset has been flawless. Extra range proved a welcome surprise, plus it’s smoother pedalling than rivals, silent with positive shifting.
With a price tag of nearly a grand for a derailleur and shifter, SRAM X01 AXS upgrade pack takes the humble drivetrain into previously uncharted waters.
SRAM Eagle X-Sync II chainring is a classic example of a product packing a huge amount of technology that passes most riders by.
New 12-speed groupset SRAM NX Eagle breaks new ground with the most affordable wide-range 1x drivetrain yet. Twelve speeds for £365 SRP.
It’s hard to know where to begin with the new Shimano XTR M9100 groupset. Not least because it’s essentially three groupsets in on!
The Shimano SLX M7000 groupset looks like a more expensive groupset, and to a certain extent that matches its performance.
SRAM Eagle is the new 1X drivetrain with distinctive 12-speed 10-50t cassette and chain hugging, X-Sync 2 chainring. How does it ride?