Crankset/Chainrings upgrade

Subway_sam Posts: 17
edited August 2014 in MTB buying advice
Hi everyone , I've got a shimano M780 XT Hollowtech crankset 10 Speed which I coverted to a 2x10. The chainring a have worn out and need replacing ( didn't last very long) Can anyone recommended a better set of chainrings ? Sizes are 24x32 with a 11-34 cassette on the back. Ethirteen bashring guard as well. Any advice will be very helpful!



  • Chunkers1980
    Chunkers1980 Posts: 8,035
    How many chains did you go through to the rings? You must be doing a lot of climbing to wear out a 24t inner.
  • About 3 or 4 . The chains have all been correct that I've used . I do a lot of climbing recently. Was building up my fitness for megavalanche this year. So long distance rides as well
  • Chunkers1980
    Chunkers1980 Posts: 8,035
    Seems like they've done alright to me.

    I'd go for what you've got again tbh. They shift the best.
  • Ok, So you don't think there's any other brands or product that would/perform better than XT ?
  • Arent deore all steel while the xt are alu?

    Bit of a weight gain, but is a trade off between weight/longevity... doubt youd notice the weight difference mind.
  • Chunkers1980
    Chunkers1980 Posts: 8,035
    XT are composite on the middles.
  • CitizenLee
    CitizenLee Posts: 2,227
    e13 if you fancy a change / adding some bling.
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  • The Rookie
    The Rookie Posts: 27,812
    Alloy will wear faster than steel, especially in bad conditions, stick with steel.
    Currently riding a Whyte T130C, X0 drivetrain, Magura Trail brakes converted to mixed wheel size (homebuilt wheels) with 140mm Fox 34 Rhythm and RP23 suspension. 12.2Kg.