Shimano Deore XT Shift Lever Shifter Review

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March 19, 2016
 
Model/Year: 2015

Pros: Triggers out of your way
Top trigger can be pushed forward or backward
no bulk

Cons: Brake lever cannot slide over all the way by the shifter like some setups. (Not a huge deal)

Recommendation: Great shifters, haven't had a problem yet.

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December 22, 2012
 
Pros: - can take a beating
- smooth action solid feeling
- light

Cons: - mine only shift in one direction, they are older though... so a 4 out of 5

Recommendation: They can take a beating as the bike they are on has been ridden and abused and they still have a solid smooth action. I like the Deore line personally.

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December 12, 2012
 
Model/Year: 2009

Pros: Fast shifting
Consistent

Cons: Will stiffen up if not lubed in regular intervals, nothing a little WD-40 can't fix

Recommendation: A bit faster than the previous setup I had, so I like this setup. The previous owner hand not used the bike often, so it has taken some WD-40 and use to get the thumb shifters back into easy movement. A great shifter set.

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December 12, 2012
 
Model/Year: 2009

Pros: Smooth shifting even after 4 years of use. Decently rugged and shifts in both directions (thumb thumb and thumb forefinger).

Cons: Wont work with most SRAM RDs but what did you expect?

Recommendation: I'd buy another pair if I wanted to set up another 9 speed drivetrain.

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February 14, 2011
 
Pros: crisp shifting and nice to look at.

Cons: nothing

Recommendation: These shifters came stock on Dakar XCT 3 and i love them. They do what they are suppose to do

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December 13, 2010
 
Pros: Light. Love the 2 way release.

Cons: Not a fan of shimano shifting. Not bolt action quick as SRAM.

Recommendation: Great shimano triggers. Still prefer SRAM shifting as it is in my opinion more crisp.

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March 15, 2009
 
Pros: Smooth shifting, light weight, durable, reliable

Cons: none...

Recommendation: Upgraded from Deore along with XT Shadow deraileur. Great upgrade. they shift smooth and have snappy trigger response. And Xt is almost as good as XTR, costs a fraction of the price, and doesn't weigh much more. I got the black ones, they look sweet....

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October 1, 2008
 
Pros: Smooth shifting decent weight, easy to use and replace cable..

Cons: lack of adjustable levers.

Recommendation: A decent shifter for the price, a great upgrade if your in need of changing yours...

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May 20, 2008
 
Pros: Everything smooth, they look great in black, they are easy to take apart and clean

Cons: not xtr, but these are probably just as good

Recommendation: They are perfect for anyone i think they are an amazing value

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April 26, 2008
 
Pros: Smooth Shifting. Easy to press rapid fire.

Cons: None

Recommendation: Went from Acera to XT. Difference was like night and day. Would recommend upgrading to these shifters.

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Shimano Deore XT Shift Lever 4.40 out of 5 based on 10 ratings. 10 user reviews.