knut7

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Apr 10, 2018
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Shimano introduces Linkglide. So what is that? Well it’s the technology used on their two new ebike specific groupsets – that they also intoduce. Here is the Deore M5130 and the XT M8130. And I’m a bit excited about this. Check out the video below to hear why.
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Eddy Current

E*POWAH Master
Oct 20, 2019
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I would give a try to the chain but the cassette, wow ... I know they are ebikes and weight don’t matter but heavy casing tires 38 forks heavier cassettes heavier wheels ...
 

Coburn

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Aug 18, 2019
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Great to see Ebike specific parts i will be happy to put up with weight penalty for longer life.
Surprised no Microspline compatibility.
I ride 12 speed SLX at 10*45 which is a perfect range so would have liked to see the 10 speed the same.
 
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Endurip

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Jan 9, 2021
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43 cog cassette seems perfect! There is no need for anything bigger than that on an emtb, unless you’re an extremely slow rider who likes to pedal at very fast cadence.