What does Shimano XTR stand for?

The “R” in XTR stands for Racing. XTR continues to evolve as the flagship mountain bike components series under the concept of Shimano Total Integration (STI), which is the concept of systematically integrating technologies of individual functional components and thereby offering further value as a system.

Is Shimano XTR electronic?

An electronic shifting option for SHIMANO’s 11-speed XTR M9000 mechanical mountain bike components, XTR DI2 specification redefines how mountain bikers can control and personalize the way they ride through the proven DI2 digital platform.

Is XTR shift better than XT?

The 12 speed XT and XTR shifters have zero difference in function. The difference happens at SLX with no multi-release. I have both XT and XTR. They both can shift up to two gears at once to smaller cogs and up to four at once to larger cogs, no difference in feel or function.

What do XTR pedals weigh?

Best Ultralight SPD Pedal for Cross Country Racing While SPD style pedals tend to run a bit heavier than their Crank Brothers counterparts, the Shimano XTR M9100s are astonishingly lightweight, weighing in at only 314g.

What is DI2 Shimano?

Di2 stands for “Digital Integrated Intelligence” – Shimano’s version of electronic shifting. DI2 gives you instant, accurate, lightning-fast shifts the first and every time, at the push of a button. Even in the most extreme conditions, shifting is precise and controlled.

What is the highest level of Shimano?

Shimano’s top-end groupset is Dura-Ace Di2.

Do XTR pedals come with cleats?

The XTR PD-M9100 Pedals come with SM-SH51 (single release) cleats and are also compatible with SM-SH56 (multi-release) cleats. They have chromoly spindles and spin on sealed bearings. The tension of the retention mechanism can be adjusted via a hex screw on the back of each pedal on both sides.