Shimano introduced XTR M9000, its most advanced XTR mountain bike components and wheels to date. With this totally new
XTR line available in both Race and Trail “Rider Tuned” product families, Shimano leverages its 22 years of engineering leadership producing the industry’s highest performing
mountain bike component group. Inspired by the versatility and capability of today’s riders and the terrain they tackle, M9000 offers refined and tested solutions engineered for the way they ride.
As a touch point, your shifters are an important connection between rider and machine. With shift effort decreased by 20%, dual-textured carbon levers, improved vivid index mechanism, and a more ergonomic release lever, M9000 offers the most responsive mechanical shifting in the industry.
XTR Shifting System: the Ultimate stability and response
Shimano systems engineering creates a new level of shifting precision in the M9000 XTR shifting system. With both lighter action
and increased stability
, Shimano’s M9000 XTR shifting system redefines gear change performance while introducing enhanced ergonomics. XTR M9000 debuts a bold new front derailleur design and approach for larger wheels and longer travel that delivers remarkable shifting performance. SL-M9000: XTR M9000 offers Shimano’s most responsive mechanical shifting and controlling shifts is easier
than ever thanks to a reduction in shift effort by 20 percent.
The SL-M9000 shifters feature:
A ball bearing construction, and slick polymer-coated shift cable for smooth activation. A more ergonomic
release lever that utilizes wider, dual-textured carbon shift levers. An improved vivid index mechanism for more pronounced feedback. XTR SL-M9000 shifters also feature and debut new I-spec II mounting for more room on bar and rotation and side adjustability.
Features & Information
- 20% lower shift effort
- Improved Vivid index mechanism
- Longer carbon, textured levers
- Ball bearing construction
- Multi / Instant and 2-Way release
- I-spec II offers more room on bar and rotation and side adjustability
- Shifter Type: Rapidfire Plus
- Rear Speeds: 11
- Average Weight: 102g