Is Alivio groupset good?
Alivio is another small step up in gear hierarchy, it’s still a 9 speed drivetrain this one offers lighter components and reportedly better shifting than Acera and Altus. Shimano reckons this little lot is for good quality recreational mountain bikes, we saw it specced recently on a new 2020 Trek Calibre costing £750.
Is Alivio better than deore?
Alivio is only one step down from the more well-known groupset Deore (M6000), which appears on entry-level racing mountain bikes all over the world. As one might expect, it’s a little bit better again relative to Acera and the groupsets further below. Smoother, faster, slightly more reliable – you get the idea.
Is Alivio compatible with deore?
Yes. I’ve done it. 9 speed Shimano mtb (includes Altus and Alivio) has the same pull ratio as 10 speed road. So you can run 10 speed flat bar shifters with your Altus derailleur.
Is Alivio 9 speed?
Alivio RD-M4000 7/8/9 Speed Rear Derailleur. Features: Wide link design increases durability and precise shifting. Advanced light action. Speed: 9 Speed.
Is deore good enough?
Deore M6000 is really good, and dirt cheap to run. Personally i’m amazed and really happy how good lower spec groups are nowadays. I’m planning to build a not that cheap hardtail with an M6000 groupset.
Which is expensive Deore or Alivio?
Shimano Deore is a slightly more expensive, trail-oriented line of components that include al1x10, 2×10, 1×11, 2×11 and 1×12 gearsets with many other features that the Alivio line does not have such as wheel sets and dropper levers.
How can you tell if Shimano cogs are fake?
Original one should be unengraved from one side, and it looks like this. Fake ones are engraved with shimano and chain models for both sides of the chain and randomly sorted. If you find that it’s a big turn off. Strong point is that you can use it especially when buying an unpackaged one.
Is Microshift a good brand?
Microshift is made by Sunrace. It’s a low-cost, entry-level kit made in Taiwan. Price on this entire groupset is about on-par with the price for a single lever of Shimano’s bottom-end 9-speed kit. Build and performance are mixed, but much better than you’d expect for the price.
How many gears does a Shimano Alivio groupset have?
While the groupset retains its 9×2 (nine gears at the back, two chainrings at the front) and 9×3 drivetrain configurations, the rear derailleur has been updated, while compatibility with full suspension bikes and wider tyres has also been improved for the front mech options.
Is the Shimano Alivio a budget mountain bike?
Shimano’s Alivio groupset, the Japanese brand’s budget mountain bike kit that’s frequently specced on a lot of sub-£750 bikes, has been updated in response to its big sibling, Deore, going to 12-speed.
Which is the top 9 speed group Deore or Alivio?
It was the top 9 speed group, now that is Alivio which is getting the trickle down tech from older 9 speed (and 10) groups. For example now has two way release, shadow rear mechs, hollowtech 2 cranks.
Which is the best groupet for Shimano MTB?
The Shimano Alivio is a great groupset for the novice mtb-er. The Shimano Deore is made for the sporty and novice riders. Many MTB riders will recommend this Shimano groupset to beginners who regularly want to take a brisk ride through the forest.