The Shimano XT M8000 Triple 40/30/22 11 Speed Chainset allows you to ride anywhere with 11-speed MTB rider tuned gearing. These lightweight cranks give you the power to choose how and where you ride with consistent shifting performance and enhanced chain management. This high performance chainset originates from the classic MTB group and uses the most advanced 11-Speed Dyna-Sys chainrings and an external super smooth bottom bracket for efficiency. The Cranks are Forged HollowTech II alloy to give unrivalled strength-to-weight ratio. The chainrings are hollow using a drilled steel and carbon composite construction for the middle ring, combined with a thicker alloy can carbon composite outer ring and a plated alloy inner ring to give excellent rigidity and durability. The Shimano chainrings have patented spike pins to ensure a smooth and fast gear change even under load and the close ratio gear combination provides improved cadence while reducing pedal feedback on suspension bikes. The 70 degree spider arm improves rigidity and the overall stiffness and strength has been increased with the advanced design to accommodate wider spaced bearings and an oversized axle. Available in Black only with 170mm or 175mm cranks. Forged Alloy HollowTech II Cranks Chainrings Triple, 40/30/22T, 96/64mm P.C.D Bottom Bracket External Compatibility For use with Shimano 11-speed HG-X MTB chains only Extra Features 50 mm chain line for use with 135/142 mm rear axle width Please note that Shimano recommend that this bottom bracket is initially installed by a bike shop to ensure perfect bottom bracket facing and fit. Please also note that this crankset is also available in single and double chainring options
|Deore XT M8000 Triple Chainset Specification|
|Chainsets Type||11 speed, Triple Chainring|
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Shimano are a Japanese manufacturer primarily known for their cycling components, and to a lesser extent shoes and clothing. Founded in 1921, Shimano is widely believed to be the largest cycling component manufacturer in the world, having reached this status through a combination of innovation, reliability and value for money. Whatever your style of riding, whether it be road or MTB, Shimano will have a component range to suit your level and budget, from the low end Alivio and Tiagra to the professional standard XTR and Dura-Ace. Over the years, Shimano have revolutionised bicycle gear, brake and pedal systems, such as the recessed SPD, Hollowtech crank arms and smooth shifting Hyperglide sprockets. Initially their component range faced competition from Suntour, whereas nowadays their primary rivals for market share are SRAM and Campagnolo. If you wish to save money on their components and apparel, please visit my Shimano section, where I list as many money saving deals as I can find.
For additional information on Shimano's cycling equipment, please visit either http://cycle.shimano-europe.com/ or their wikipedia page - this includes information on Shimano's history, including non-cycling equipment.