Worth upgrading SLX shifter to XT?

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kammybear
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Worth upgrading SLX shifter to XT?

Postby kammybear » Fri Oct 12, 2012 22:46 pm

As per the title.

Thinking of getting rid of the SLX shifters and maybe front deraileur so bike is completely XT...is it worth the effort?

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Re: Worth upgrading SLX shifter to XT?

Postby supersonic » Fri Oct 12, 2012 23:24 pm

Not with the front mech, but the shifters feel better ie lighter action, less throw.

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Re: Worth upgrading SLX shifter to XT?

Postby kammybear » Sat Oct 13, 2012 08:48 am

Less throw is just what I want!

Thanks,

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Re: Worth upgrading SLX shifter to XT?

Postby allthegearnoidea » Sat Oct 13, 2012 09:22 am

yup, if was mine i would, having back to backed slx and XT (zesty Vs my bike) i'd certainly choose XT every time,
If you can sneek on an XTR front mech then do so, XT shifters and XTR mechs are a Great combo!!
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Re: Worth upgrading SLX shifter to XT?

Postby dusk » Sat Oct 13, 2012 10:45 am

I have XT from a couple of years ago and I think current SLX feels better
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Re: Worth upgrading SLX shifter to XT?

Postby ricardo_smooth » Sat Oct 13, 2012 11:29 am

new xt is miles better (having had both)


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