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    All mountain Drivetrain

    Hey all, I'm building an on-one summer season for all mountain / freeride and I was just looking for peoples opinions on this drivetrain, what would they change and why, I'm on a budget so keep that in mind...

    RaceFace atlas AM crankset (24,36, and bash)
    Sram x7 components.... is x9 worth the money?
    recommendations for cassette would be appreciated....
    straightline pedals
    chain recommendations are also welcome

    This is my first build... I plan on using the bike for all mountain but with a more agressive freeride style... Thanks for the help!

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    looks good, a sram pg950 cassette isnt too much and should last. im not loyal to any specific chain, right now im on a xt with a quick link but i just get whatever is on sale.

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    Yeah ill keep an eye out for a decent chain. I'm probably sticking with the x7's and upgrade down.the road if need be unless I.find.a.deal on x9

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    After a few more searches and readings it seems like x9 shifters with x7 derailuers. Thoughts?

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    The only difference between the newest models of X9 and X7 is the weight and colors. Otherwise, they have the same features.

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    Keep an eye out for X7 bits on Chainlove. Seen them on there a lot recently.

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    Thanks for the advice!

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