Like its mountain bike counterpart, the new XT T8000 with trekking-specific components offers first-class functionality for demanding riders. With the Hollowtech II crank with chain guard ring, Shimano uses a wide gradation. In combination with an appropriate cassette, the high-quality XT crank is optimally equipped for any terrain.
Hollowtech II The development of the Hollowtech II crankset took place with a view to an optimal and efficient power transmission. Hollowtech technology enables extremely light, hollow crank arms manufactured using Shimano's exclusive forging technology for maximum rigidity. The new I-Spec II with its narrow clamp provides a tidy appearance, less weight and more space on the handlebar.
One Way Bleeding The One-Way Vent is designed to quickly and easily prevent air from entering the hydraulic system.