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    Sram X.9 vs Shimano XT Dyna-sys

    hey guys im looking at buying a group set of either of te two mentioned above. just wondering which are better and will hold up longest?

    Sram : http://cgi.ebay.ca/2012-SRAM-X9-X-9-...item4cf82aec7d

    Shimano : http://cgi.ebay.ca/2011-Shimano-XT-D...DLVI%26ps%3D63

    which is gonna have the smoothest shift and least miss shifts thats what im going for when i hit the shifter I want it to shift no waiting and stuff like that

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    Shimano cranks are awesome. But I'd rather have SRAM components.

    Either brand is going to have perfect shifts if it is set up properly. But I hear SRAM has crisper shifting, Shimano is mushy.

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    I can tell you when comparing a X.7/X.9 vs a SLX/XT 10 speed drivetrain that the SRAM is for sure crisper and has shorter thumb throws at the shifters.

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    they probably arent compatible? and yea I love that sram has the 1:1 actuating ratio :/

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    Its kinda like a Ford vs. Chevy type thing. Both are nice as I work on both.

    But I ride SRAM. I think the shifts are a tad more precise. SRAM has the more "mechanical" feel. Crisp shifting. Shimano is good as well, but I think the shifter feeling is kinda vague.

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    yea I see what you guy are saying I was always a fan of sram just never got to have it on my bike can anyone tell me what that dyna sys thing is I looked it up but nothing really came up ? shimano makes it sound like this great thing that does that one thing and makes this thing smoother.. u know marketing ploys haha

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    Dyna-sys is Shimano's 10 speed stuff. It's labeled that way to separate it from the 9 speed stuff.

    http://bike.shimano.com/publish/cont..._dyna-sys.html

    http://www.bikeradar.com/news/articl...or-2012-29882/

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    one last question here do you think the price diffrence is worth switching to sram ? I'm trying to negociate a better price for the sram component but well have to see.

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    Try to ride a bike and decide for yourself. I know I'll never go back to Shimano.

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    No one around here is big into mountain bike or would have anything that could even remotely come close to this most ride huffy *facepalm* Life too short to ride a huffy :/

    Anyone else ever rune the SRAM X9 GXP Bottom Bracket... I looked on here fro reviews about the truvativ one which im sure is the same and there was one or 2 positive reviews.... now I'm not sure If i should buy that groupset..
    Last edited by jcatier314; 07-18-2011 at 03:57 PM.

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