Shimano XT Hollowtech II Crankset Review

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July 28, 2016
Model/Year: 2016

Pros: Lightweight

Cons: Skips

March 18, 2016
Model/Year: 2012

Pros: Lightweight, smooth shifting

Cons: pricey, however the price has come down

Recommendation: great option for good lightweight cassette.

August 26, 2015
Model/Year: 2015 Kona Precept DL Upgrade

Pros: quick, reliable

Cons: none yet

December 19, 2014
Model/Year: XT Hollowtech II

Pros: Weight

Cons: None

Recommendation: I love my XT Hollowtech cranks. This is bike #2 in a row that I've used with them. The last bike was a triple that I converted to a 2x. This one is a 2x that I converted to a single. To me, this is where to put your emphasis within your drivetrain. I could probably get by with SLX everything, but I have to have my XT cranks and BB. Love the feel, love the durability as these are what usually get bashed on logs, rocks and whatever else I can't get out of the way of on the trail. I've never had an issue nor a complaint.

March 15, 2014
Model/Year: 2010 FC-M762

Pros: Strong, easy to remove, can easily convert to 1X and they look beefy but the weight doesn't match the looks.

Cons: None

Recommendation: Definitely recommend these as they perform their job very well.

December 12, 2012
Pros: Solid, stiff, durable, lightweight

Cons: no bash guard version available

Recommendation: Great crankset. This is the measuring device that most other cranksets are measured against.

December 12, 2012
Model/Year: 2010

Pros: Stiff and relatively light for a 3 ring crankset. Crankarms take a beating and walk away with minor nicks. The middle ring lasts a LONG time.

Cons: Chainrings are expensive to replace and the granny wears quickly.

Recommendation: If you have the $$$, make the purchase. You won't regret this one. XT stuff is the non-sponsored mtber's go to gear for good reason. It's nice but not so nice you need a logo on your back to afford it.

October 25, 2011
Pros: Stiff, no flex, easy install.

Cons: Not 10 speed.

Recommendation: Looks great.

June 4, 2011
Pros: Solid, light weight, no wobble when mashing.

Recommendation: Awesome crank for quality and price!

May 13, 2011
Pros: They are durable. Excellent

Recommendation: The only cranks I will buy