Shimano DEORE XT | Components of Adventure

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Shimano DEORE XT was the first ever dedicated Mountain Bike group and we continue to make sure DEORE XT serves the needs of mountain bikers everywhere. The beauty of an adventure is many things to different people, but we find common ground when we go riding new trails with friends in a location we had never been before… These simple things are truly The Components of Adventure.


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Reunion Island

Episode 5

Located east of Madagascar and 175 km southwest of Mauritius in the Indian Ocean, Réunion Island is a mountainous and volcanic island, where you can find miles on miles of single-track that take you through deep green, lush and tropical rainforests.


Episode 4

Shimano Athletes Thomas Vanderham and Matty Hunter adventure on a coast to coast crossing of the rugged Scottish Highlands with Shimano DEORE XT M8050 Di2. 

Bali, Indonesia

Episode 3

Shimano athlete Cam McCaul and local guides trekked through the jungle to find their own adventure through the Balinese mountains. Volcanic activity and tropical climate created a perfect recipe for trails connecting rural neighborhoods to one another making DEORE XT the perfect group for this rugged adventure.

Riva del Garda, Italy

Episode 2

Shimano XT was the first ever dedicated Mountain Bike group and we continue to make sure XT serves the needs of mountain bikers everywhere. We continue our adventures in Riva Del Garda, Italy. To remind us all that an adventure and discovery can be found close to home on a mountain bike trip with friends.

Nevados De Chillan, Chile

Episode 1

To celebrate the launch of DEORE XT M8000, We set-off to Chile with Thomas Vanderham and Andrew Shandro to meet up with locals Ignacio and Nicholas to go back to basics... to celebrate and document the simple enjoyment of a mountain biking adventure.


Chasing trails in Chile with Ignacio and Nicholas was an easy reminder that no matter where you live, or what you ride, nothing beats going on a mountain bike adventure with friends.


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