Team Factory Yeti rider Richie Rude was one of the first Enduro riders to debut new XTR in North America. He made a splash with a victory at Round 1 of the Big Mountain Enduro in Santa Fe, NM. The new XTR is designed specifically to meet the needs of top Enduro racers like Richie. Hear from Richie and his Yeti teammates on their first thoughts and impressions of XTR M9100.
This is easily the most anticipated bike product that has been announced so far this year as riders are eager to find out the result of the merger between Shimano quality and 1×12 drivetrain technology. Couple that with improved Shimano brakes, already preferred by many riders and it’s a group to be reckoned with.
Mtbr has written several articles on 12-speed XTR. Check here for the nitty-gritty: