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Have used both and you will really be pushed to tell the difference. XTR has a lighter shifting action.  XX dual chainring set up is streets ahead of anything else though.

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Have used both and you will really be pushed to tell the difference. XTR has a lighter shifting action.  XX dual chainring set up is streets ahead of anything else though.

 

I've been running my XTR as a dual set up for 4years now so Sram isn't the first to think of it, they were the first to market it in a groupset...The new XTR will have a similar setup

 

Its hard for me as I like both groupsets, both have their positives and negatives...
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Which is tops sram xx or Shimano xtr rear derailleur?

 

Shimano for me. I used my XTR rear derailleur for so long that the alu inner cage literally wore through and the wheels ground down to sharks teeth (about 2 years use).

 

Bought a seperate inner cage/wheels and voila - good for another 20,000km.

 

I am completely bias though - I am completely Shimanobefok.

 

 
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why are you comparing juts the rear derailleur? they're completely incompatible - so assume you're comparing complete groupsets?

 

 

 

Sram all the way

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Have used both and you will really be pushed to tell the difference. XTR has a lighter shifting action.  XX dual chainring set up is streets ahead of anything else though.

 

I've been running my XTR as a dual set up for 4years now so Sram isn't the first to think of it' date=' they were the first to market it in a groupset...The new XTR will have a similar setup

 

Its hard for me as I like both groupsets, both have their positives and negatives...
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Thning is that XTR dual doesn't give you the chainring flexibility unless you use the after market stuff.
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Shimano will be bringing out a whole range of new 2 blade cranks right down to SLX level as well as 10 speed cassettes later on in the year.

 

 

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Shimano will be bringing out a whole range of new 2 blade cranks right down to SLX level as well as 10 speed cassettes later on in the year.

 

The SLX double is already available. The new XT/XTR double is the worst kept secret in MTB ;-) June/July I think....
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Shimano will be bringing out a whole range of new 2 blade cranks right down to SLX level as well as 10 speed cassettes later on in the year.

 

 

 

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The SLX double is already available. The new XT/XTR double is the worst kept secret in MTB ;-) June/July I think....

 

 

 

the slx double crank isn't a 'real' double crank as all they've done is remove the outer blade they still use the same chainline etc. and don;t offer the types of ratio's offered by XX

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I would just like to test drive these 2x9/10 setups, got xtr last year and really happy, but the weight weenie racer in me always wants lighter and faster ;)

 

Unsure what I'll manage to ride with those ratios, although being able to use the whole cassette probly removes the need for the 3rd ring. 

 

Anyway I think I'm just lazy sometimes and could be riding a bigger gear in certain places
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Have used both and you will really be pushed to tell the difference. XTR has a lighter shifting action.  XX dual chainring set up is streets ahead of anything else though.

 

I've been running my XTR as a dual set up for 4years now so Sram isn't the first to think of it' date=' they were the first to market it in a groupset...The new XTR will have a similar setup

 

Its hard for me as I like both groupsets, both have their positives and negatives...
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How have you been running dual,chainrings in inner and middle or middle and outer.

 

What size chainrings are you using?

 

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Have used both and you will really be pushed to tell the difference. XTR has a lighter shifting action.  XX dual chainring set up is streets ahead of anything else though.

 

I've been running my XTR as a dual set up for 4years now so Sram isn't the first to think of it' date=' they were the first to market it in a groupset...The new XTR will have a similar setup

 

Its hard for me as I like both groupsets, both have their positives and negatives...
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Thning is that XTR dual doesn't give you the chainring flexibility unless you use the after market stuff.

 

The debate is about XX and the new XX has a proprietry BCD bein 120mm so NO other rings will fit, whereas the current XTR can be fitted with SLX rings if need be.
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Have used both and you will really be pushed to tell the difference. XTR has a lighter shifting action.  XX dual chainring set up is streets ahead of anything else though.

 

I've been running my XTR as a dual set up for 4years now so Sram isn't the first to think of it' date=' they were the first to market it in a groupset...The new XTR will have a similar setup

 

Its hard for me as I like both groupsets, both have their positives and negatives...
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How have you been running dual,chainrings in inner and middle or middle and outer.

What size chainrings are you using?

 

I have been running the outer and middle and I'm using the standard 32/44 rings with a 11-32 casette...
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