Shimano 2019: new 12-speed XTR is refined in every detail

M9100 groupset covers all bases for racers

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Shimano’s new XTR M9100 groupset is the brand’s first 12-speed offering, and it debuts an all-new Micro Spline freehub to accommodate that extra cog. 

Aimed primarily at XC, enduro and marathon racers, XTR features a host of refinements alongside that headline-grabbing 12th gear. 

It features huge adjustability and retains both 1x and 2x crank options, so racers have the choice. 

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Watch our video to ogle the new groupset and get a full run-down from Shimano’s Ben Hillsdon. 

XTR M9100 features numerous tweaks and improvements, not to mention that extra cog at the back