as stated in the name of this thread, I'm looking to find out if there is a bashguard in existence for Shimano XTR FC-M980 Trail 26/38t Double Crankset.
i found this picture of it (I hope it is that crankset)
if any ... Read More »
Just fitted the triple ring (24T 32T 42T) XTR M980 Trail crankset, and realised I'm never going to get into the big ring (29" wheels, riding All Mountain).
What's the best (light and robust) bashguard to replace the big ring with? Is it a simple swap?Read More »
I've been riding the 980's for years now and love them...has anyone switched from the 980's to the trail 985's?
I ride some pretty rooty and rocky stuff and occassionaly have pedal strikes on the 980...should I expect less clearance with the 985's?
I'd love to hear any and all thoughts from th ... Read More »
Hello guys!first off,i have a 2011 xt groupset with a 3x10 xt crankset turned into 2x10 with a bashguard on my 2012 5 spot. I am planning to upgrade my crank to XTR m980 2x10 trail crankset. Question is, would i need to change any components (shifters,rd,fd?)in order for the new crank to perform wel ... Read More »
Or more specifically: will the XTR M980 26/38t trail double (effectively a triple chainline...) work OK with a 10-speed XT derailleur?
I know Shimano recommends getting an XTR double-specific derailleur, but I don't see why a 10-speed triple won't work. Anybody?Read More »