Tag: mtb drivetrain

Is Electronic Shifting The Future Of MTB? Neil Checks Out Shimano Di2

Innovation has been constant in the relatively short history of mountain biking. In the last few years, we’ve seen the emergence of electronic gears. But let’s take a look at the Shimano Di2 to see what it’s all about. (fast-paced electronic music) So what are the main differences between your average mechanical gears and these […]

Box One MTB Derailleur & Shifter – What’s the deal?

The mountain bike drivetrain market is dominated by Shimano and Sram, and has been for quite some time. In fact, they are the only two viable options right now if you want a 1×11 or anything remotely high end. Can’t anyone else make this stuff? Specialized makes their own dropper post, and Cannondale has been […]