Kit: XTR M980 Trail, DT 240, XC-717

$3,198.00

Front Wheel
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Wheel-No Skewers
Hub: DT 240 Disc
Rim: Mavic XC-717 Disc
Spokes: DT Swiss (options)
Nipples: DT Swiss (options)
Weight: 809 grams (wt. of 32 hole w/15 gauge spokes and alloy nipples)

Every set of wheels we turn out is built completely by hand to your specifications using DT spokes. From lacing and tensioning, to stress-relieving, re-tensioning and final truing, we take great pride in building the finest wheels available. Please select the drilling, spoke gauge and the spoke nipple that you desire.

Our wheel builders recommend using 14/15 gauge double butted spokes and alloy nipples on this front wheel. You'll reduce the rolling weight by approximately 50 grams with virtually no reduction in strength.

Select Spoke Gauge
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DT Stainless Spokes
Spoke weights (estimated wt. of 32 spokes at 295mm):
14 gauge silver................ 241 grams
14 gauge black................ 241 grams
14-15 gauge silver........... 211 grams
14-15 gauge black........... 211 grams
15 gauge silver................ 196 grams
15-16 gauge silver........... 171 grams
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Nipple weights (estimated wt. of 32 nipples):
14 gauge brass................ 30.5 grams
14 gauge brass black........ 30.5 grams
14 gauge alloy silver......... 10 grams
14 gauge alloy colored....... 9.5 grams
14 gauge brass x-long....... 40 grams
15 gauge brass................ 32.5 grams
15 gauge alloy silver......... 11 grams
15 gauge alloy colored...... 10.5 grams
15 gauge brass x-long...... 40 grams
Select Tire
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This kit is priced using the Kenda Nevegal DTC, NEVEGAL LITE DTC mountain bike tires are made with Dual Tread Compound (DTC) L3R Pro/Stick-E. Tall knobs designed to penetrate and hold on loose terrain. .

Size: 26 x 2.1
Weight: 640 g.
TPI: 120
Bead: Foldable
If you would prefer a different tire, choose any tire listed in the drop-down menu.
Rear Wheel
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Wheel-No Skewers
Hub: DT 240 Disc 135mm
Rim: Mavic XC-717 Disc
Spokes: DT Swiss (options)
Nipples: DT Swiss (options)
Weight: 926 grams (wt. of 32 hole w/14 gauge spokes and alloy nipples)

Every set of wheels we turn out is built completely by hand to your specifications using DT spokes. From lacing and tensioning, to stress-relieving, re-tensioning and final truing, we take great pride in building the finest wheels available. Please select the drilling, spoke gauge and the spoke nipple that you desire.

Our wheel builders recommend using 14/15 gauge double butted spokes and alloy nipples on this rear wheel. You'll reduce the rolling weight by approximately 50 grams with virtually no reduction in strength.
Select Spoke Gauge
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DT Stainless Spokes
Spoke weights (estimated wt. of 32 spokes at 295mm):
14 gauge silver................ 241 grams
14 gauge black................ 241 grams
14-15 gauge silver........... 211 grams
14-15 gauge black........... 211 grams
15 gauge silver................ 196 grams
15-16 gauge silver........... 171 grams
Select Spoke Nipples
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Nipple weights (estimated wt. of 32 nipples):
14 gauge brass................ 30.5 grams
14 gauge brass black........ 30.5 grams
14 gauge alloy silver......... 10 grams
14 gauge alloy colored....... 9.5 grams
14 gauge brass x-long....... 40 grams
15 gauge brass................ 32.5 grams
15 gauge alloy silver......... 11 grams
15 gauge alloy colored...... 10.5 grams
15 gauge brass x-long...... 40 grams
Select Rear Tire
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This kit is priced using the Kenda Nevegal DTC, NEVEGAL LITE DTC mountain bike tires are made with Dual Tread Compound (DTC) L3R Pro/Stick-E. Tall knobs designed to penetrate and hold on loose terrain. (the first selections) from the drop-down menu.

Size: 26 x 2.1
Weight: 640 g.
TPI: 120
Bead: Foldable
Note: The wheels in this kit support only standard mountain bike tires. Standard tires are mounted with tubes.

If you would prefer a different tire, choose any tire listed in the drop-down menu.
Tire, Tube Repair
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Velox rim tape is the wheel builder's classic finishing touch, preventing your inner tube against punctures from the spoke holes. Each roll fits one wheel and features adhesive back and pre-cut valve hole. 17mm wide.
Skewers
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Please select the DT Skewers or if you would prefer a different skewer, choose any skewer listed in the drop-down
Mountain Tubes
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WTB Mountain Buytl Tube:

Manufactured with a high quality butyl rubber for durability and longevity.

Size: 26 x 1.75-2.0 with 36mm Presta valve
Weight: 192 g.

Cassette
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Gear Range: 11-36
Weight: 255 g. (11-34) or 272 (11-36)

The 10-speed Shimano XTR M980 cassette delivers consistently smooth shifting performance and durability in an innovative, lightweight package. A redesigned tooth profile has been optimized for the narrow HG-X 10-speed chain and Shadow rear derailleur. This lightweight cassette features 5 titanium cogs.

Cog Size:
11-36: 11-13-15-17-19-21-24-28-32-36

Cassette Installation

Cassette Diagram

Chains
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Weight: 259 g. (114 link)

The XTR CN-M981 HG-X chain has been specifically designed to meet the needs of the 10-speed Dyna Sys mountain drive train. This new chain uses Sil-Tec, an advanced surface plating technology to increase both performance and durability. Shimano Sil-Tec technology adds a low friction surface treatment that runs smoother and lasts longer. The new super narrow XTR CN-M981 HG-X chain with Sil-Tec better holds lubrication and sheds mud easier than the previously unrivalled XTR CN-M980 chain.

Derailleurs, Front
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Multi Clamp: fits 1-1/8"(28.6), 1-1/4" (31.8) or 1-3/8" (34.9)
Weight: 125 g.
Capacity: 18 tooth

The Shimano XTR FD-M980 top swing front derailleur is optimized for the Shimano FC-M980 42x32x24 crankset and features universal clamp band mounting. The derailleur accommodates top or bottom pull cable routing.

Features
  • Dyna-Sys front derailleur for all 3x10 cranksets
  • Aluminum band with aluminum/nickel plated cage
  • Cable routing: Top or bottom pull


Front Derailleur Installation

Front Derailleur Diagram

Derailleurs, Rear
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For MTB gearing configurations
Short cage
10-speed compatible
Standard rise

Weight: 175 g (GS)

Efficiency was the key principle when designing the XTR M980 10-speed rear derailleur. The derailleur was designed with Shimano's Shadow technology, using a longer swing arm and a tighter spring for crisper shifting when you want it, and less 'ghost shifting' when you don't. This Dyna-Sys rear derailleur will stay in adjustment longer and deliver consistent performance with each ride.

Features
  • Stronger return spring for crisper shifting
  • Longer swing arm for quicker shifting
  • Less chain-slap
  • Capacity : GS 35T, SGS 41T


Rear Derailleur Installation

Rear Derailleur Diagram

Brake Levers, Shifters
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Compatible with 10-speed Dyna-Sys
2-way release offers index finger or thumb shifting
Weight:224 g./pair

The Shimano XTR M980 Rapidfire Plus Shifters offer 2-way release for different riding or shifting styles (index finger or thumb.) Pull it with your finger or push it with your thumb, each click of the upper lever releases cable, the same as it always has, but now it swings both ways. The fastening clamp offers variable positioning, allowing you to set up your cockpit just the way you'd like it. Shimano SIS-SP41 outer housing and coated stainless steel cable provide super smooth shifting. Includes front and rear shifters.

Shifter Installation

Shifter Diagram

Brakes
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Say hello to XTR Trail brakes, and say goodbye to compromise. The integration of Servo-Wave brake-boosting technology into an XTR-level brake generates gobs of lightweight stopping power (125 percent of the previous XTR benchmark, to be exact) that can be precisely rolled on and off with single-finger effort-leaving a better grip on the bar for charging through the gnar. The Shimano XTR BL-M988 disc brakes deliver a balance of light weight and power that resists performance-sapping heat better than ever before thanks to an industry-first full-ceramic piston and optional Ice Technology radiator brake pads. Each individual brake comes with brake lever, and caliper. Rotors are not included.

Hint for breaking-in: New disc brake pads require a certain break-in period in order to provide the full brake power. The following procedure has proved oneself: drag braking on a downhill until the brake power noticeably increases. Then let the brake rotor cool out. Afterwards do 20 full stops braking from a medium speed. Attention: the rotors get very hot, do not touch them!

Brake Installation

Front Brake and Rotor Diagram

Rear Brake and Rotor Diagram

Brake Pads, Rotors, Parts
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Size: 160mm

The Shimano XT SM-RT86 6-bolt rotor employs Shimano's Ice technology, featuring an aluminum core with a stainless steel braking surface. The innovative design sheds weight, dissipates heat and dramatically improves overall performance.

Brakes
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Say hello to XTR Trail brakes, and say goodbye to compromise. The integration of Servo-Wave brake-boosting technology into an XTR-level brake generates gobs of lightweight stopping power (125 percent of the previous XTR benchmark, to be exact) that can be precisely rolled on and off with single-finger effort-leaving a better grip on the bar for charging through the gnar. The Shimano XTR BL-M988 disc brakes deliver a balance of light weight and power that resists performance-sapping heat better than ever before thanks to an industry-first full-ceramic piston and optional Ice Technology radiator brake pads. Each individual brake comes with brake lever, and caliper. Rotors are not included.

Hint for breaking-in: New disc brake pads require a certain break-in period in order to provide the full brake power. The following procedure has proved oneself: drag braking on a downhill until the brake power noticeably increases. Then let the brake rotor cool out. Afterwards do 20 full stops braking from a medium speed. Attention: the rotors get very hot, do not touch them!

Brake Installation

Front Brake and Rotor Diagram

Rear Brake and Rotor Diagram

Brake Pads, Rotors, Parts
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Size: 160mm

The Shimano XT SM-RT86 6-bolt rotor employs Shimano's Ice technology, featuring an aluminum core with a stainless steel braking surface. The innovative design sheds weight, dissipates heat and dramatically improves overall performance.

Cranksets, Bottom Brackets
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Length: 175mm
Chainrings: 24 x 32 x 42
Weight: 755 g.(175mm)

BB cups included

The veritable heart of the new XTR Trail drivetrain is a trail-tuned triple-ring crank. The Shimano XTR M980 3 x 10 crankset is crowned with a carbon/titanium composite 32-tooth Primary Driving Gear; the go-to, most-used gear for the widest range of terrain, and the gear your suspension bike was designed around. Riders who would otherwise have to pull the ripcord and battle technical climbs from the trenches of their granny gear can now push farther up the trail in their 32 middle ring thanks to the increased range offered by a 36-tooth, low-end cassette gear. The granny gear is still there, you'll just need it less, and the 42-tooth big ring is more useable and easier to get into than ever before, so you'll use it more. Simply put, XTR Trail is the most efficient mountain bike drivetrain singletrack has ever seen.

Crankset Installation

Crankset Diagram

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This kit is priced using the Chris King NoThreadset 1-1/8One of the most renowned components in the cycling universe, the Chris King headset is simply the best in the business. 7075 aluminum cups are built around the finest stainless steel bearings. 10-year warranty. Sotto Voce is available in black, navy, pewter, red or silver..

Weight: 98 g.

Please select the Chris King NoThreadset 1-1/8 or if you would prefer a different Headset, choose any Headset listed in the drop-down menu.
Headset Parts
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Douglas Carbon Headset Spacer Kit.
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This kit is priced using the Douglas Race Evolution Saddle Please select the Race Evolution (the first selection) from the drop-down menu.

Rail Material: Tubular Titanium
Weight: 248 g.

  • Race Evolution combines ergonomic comfort and pro-level performance
  • A recessed center channel is comfortable against soft tissues
  • Newtech foam delivers maximum cushioning
  • Shell is tuned for the perfect combination of flex and stiffness
  • Lightweight tubular titanium rails

Length: 282mm
Width: 136mm

Please select the Douglas Race Evolution Saddle or if you would prefer a different Saddle, choose any Saddle listed in the drop-down menu.
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This kit is priced using the Easton EA70 Zero Seatpost, Easton's EA70 Zero seatpost is built with high-end TaperWall aluminum tubing and features a 2-bolt integrated head, allowing micro adjustments of the saddle position. Sleek, low-profile saddle clamp provides excellent stability, grip and saddle compatibility. Please select the Easton EA70 Zero Seatpost (the first selections) from the drop-down menu.

Weight: 250 grams(30.9 mm)
Seatpost Material:Aluminium

Please select the Easton EA70 Zero Seatpost or if you would prefer a different Seatpost, choose any Seatpost listed in the drop-down menu.
Select Handlebar
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This kit is priced using the Easton EA70 Riser Bar, Integrating the high-performance of EA70 aluminum alloy with proprietary TaperWall technology yields Easton's strongest and most popular aluminum riser bar. At just 265 grams, the Easton EA70 Riser bar provides a true, no compromises weight and performance advantage. Available in 40mm or 20mm rises with popular 9ยบ back sweep and 685mm width for precise steering and a customizable cockpit. Black.

Material: Aluminum
Clamp Diameter: 31.8mm
Bend: 9 deg.
Rise: 20 or 40mm
Width: 685mm
Weight: 265 g.

Please select the Easton EA70 Riser Bar or if you would prefer a different Bar, choose any Bar listed in the drop-down menu.
Select Handlebar Stem
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This kit is priced using the Easton EA90 SL stem, with lightweight 3D forged aluminum allows Easton to shave excess material while retaining maximum strength. The Top Lock clamp design and DST faceplate distribute pressure safely across the handlebar's clamping surface, making the EA90 SL safe for carbon and aluminum bars. 31.8" bar. Please select the Easton EA90 SL (the first selections) from the drop-down menu.

Weight: 130 grams(100 mm)
Stem Material:Aluminium

Please select the Easton EA90 SL Stem or if you would prefer a different stem, choose any stem listed in the drop-down menu.
Handlebar Grips, Bar Ends
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The Da Bomb Holy Shift Locking Grips are beautifully simple and offer a bomber hold with any hand position, wet or dry. A soft outer layer of Kraton rubber features a unique grid pattern on half of the grip. When you wrap your fingers around the grip they immediately fall into place within the grid for a secure hold. Plus, the grid offers the ability to move your hands around and still maintain grip in the pattern. The Holy Shifts are perfect for carbon bars because the internal plastic sleeves protect the carbon, while double lock-on clamps secure grips in place. (Clamps included.)
Select Fork
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Receive 15% off all forks with a frame, bike or build kit purchase. Sale forks are excluded.

$3,198.00

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Description

Components: XTR M980 Trail, Disc Brakes
Wheels: Custom DT 240 Hubs with Mavic XC-717
Enjoy the advantage of selecting from the finest components and the flexibility of upgrading components. Customize your build kit by selecting from the options available in the pull-down menus below.

Model Number
shimano-xtr-trail-sswbkqdb
Item Code
SSWBKQDB