Mountain Bike Groupset Chart. Whatever the trail, whatever you ride, XT is your solution for mountain biking today. Normally this groupset comprises of front and rear derailleurs, shifters, chainset, bottom bracket, chain, cassette and brakes. 'Back in the day' a groupset also used to always include.
Best known for its cranksets and finishing kit, the Italian company has developed the K-Force. I would say that you should really try to test ride bikes with each set that you are interested in. XT is the high performance workhorse you can count on.
Tourney: Shimano's most budget groupset, often seen on basic recreational and even kids bikes.
Mountain bike groupsets and road groupsets, even when they're from the same brand, typically use different cable pull ratios.
We ride our bikes to work and around town. Cassettes, chains and cranksets are sold separately and are 'non-series' options here. Ratios may also change as the number of gears changes, and there may.