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Kiwi that Flew
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Has anyone tryed Race Face Team Chainrings on XT Hollowtech 2 cranks?
My XT rings need replacement and I need your advise and/or recommendations.

Cheers Guys
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Kiwi that Flew
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Jerk_Chicken said:
No problems whatsoever. They feel a wee bit stiffer compared to unworn XT rings. They also last longer.

Happy New Year.
Thanks for the advice Jerk_Chicken. Think I'll give them a try.
Happy New Year

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Perfect fit

They fit perfectly. Last year when I needed to replace the ones on my wife's Yeti, I contacted Larry at Mountain High Cyclery (mtnhighcyclery.com). He had them in stock and sent them out ASAP after a quick phone call.

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deanopatoni said:
Has anyone tryed Race Face Team Chainrings on XT Hollowtech 2 cranks?
My XT rings need replacement and I need your advise and/or recommendations.

Cheers Guys
d e a n o p a t o n i
The RF Dues middle ring didn't fit my M760 XT with the stock bolts. Maybe because I just changed the middle ring and not the whole set like the other guys. Personally, the RF didn't last very long for me, about 3 months. I replaced it with a Salsa that cost half as much.
 

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Homebrew said:
The RF Dues middle ring didn't fit my M760 XT with the stock bolts. Maybe because I just changed the middle ring and not the whole set like the other guys. Personally, the RF didn't last very long for me, about 3 months. I replaced it with a Salsa that cost half as much.
I've ordered a set. Fingers crossed hopefully they will fit. They better last longer that 3 months though as I'm fitting them complete with Sram PG990 cassette. Time will tell.
Thanks for your feedback.

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gonzostrike said:
they will fit. any 104mm 4-bolt pattern ring will fit.
I wasn't implying RF 104 rings didn't fit the bolt pattern. They do but there is an issue with the stock chainring bolts on the M760 only being halfway threaded. If you mix and match a replacement middle or big ring with the other stock ring, the bolts will bottom out before the rings are secured. I even tried an older M751 XT ring and it didn't work with the rest stock. You can either do a full set of replacements as mentioned, or if you're just changing the middle ring like I was, you'll need to replace with full threaded bolts or shorter chainring nuts.

It's a bit confusing but "situation normal" and fully intentional with Shimano Total Domination at work.
 

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There shouldn't be any difference replacing LX Hollowtech II rings, should there?
 

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Homebrew said:
I wasn't implying RF 104 rings didn't fit the bolt pattern. They do but there is an issue with the stock chainring bolts on the M760 only being halfway threaded.
this is why chainring bolts and anchor nuts come in different lengths/depths!
 

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Attached Bike

First ride on the attached bike.
Totally bought the right bike for me.
It rocked!!

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