After multiple creaking and failing SRAM clutch XX1-style (x1, gx, xo1) I
bought XT for half the price and it works better to boot. I don't care about
the 10. I do like my derailleur to not pop and crack while shifting under
load, which XT wins in that world. Raceface cranks, Hope hubs, Wolftooth ring.
I upgraded my shifter to XTR since it's least likely to find a rock pile, and
its not much more. XT everything else.
Am I the only one that likes regular mountain bikes anymore? A real modern
one, Pike, 650b, 1×11 XT, dropper, I'm no 26″ luddite, but OOF @ this ride and
all the others like it. Tires are not suspension. Please stop.