Review: Shimano SLX M7000 Groupset

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In Issue #114 of Singletrack Magazine, Chipps tested, reviewed and recommended the latest SLX groupset from Shimano.

While it’s all very nice to play around with chichi components like Shimano’s XTR, or its electronic shifting Di2 groups, the majority of the world is more likely to be riding around on regular groupsets, like Shimano’s more down to earth SLX and Deore groups.

After its last outing in 2013, the SLX groupset was due a redesign and it was no surprise to see the fresh SLX M7000 groupset take many influences from XT and XTR. The biggest changes were probably in the …read more