Mountain Bike Gear Hierarchy. Also, Ultegra systems work effortlessly, allowing you to shift gears fluidly so that you can feel more confident while riding. Shimano's mountain bike groupset hierarchy, from least expensive and.
Shimano Tourney is the most basic gearing groupset in the MTB range. Due to this, mountain bikes use specific gear ratios that are best suited to the rugged terrain, and generally lower average speeds compared to other cycling forms. Mountain bike vs road bike groupsets.
Mountain bike groupsets differ from those for road bikes in a variety of ways.
Bigger wheel diameters effectively make the gearing harder, and so as mountain bike wheels have increased in size, the gearing has become relatively more comfortable.
Full Suspension Mountain Bikes Hybrid Bikes Road Bikes Adventure Bikes Cyclocross Bikes Folding Bikes Classic Bikes Mens Bikes Womens Bikes Commuter Bikes All Bikes Cycling Bike Accessories. Recreational gear is for a rider who wants quality components but doesn't do a lot of serious off-road riding. "Race" are the lightest and priciest. Rather than buttons controlling front and rear derailleurs independently, one pair of buttons moves up and down the gear ratios, making shifts at the front or rear derailleur, or both, as necessary.