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Customer reviews for Shimano RT86 XT Ice-Tec 6-Bolt Disc Rotor

Shimano RT86 XT Ice-Tec 6-Bolt Disc Rotor

Overall rating:
4.667 / 5
4.7
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5
(6 reviews) 6
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Rating breakdown 6 reviews
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6 out of 6(100%)reviewers recommend this product.
Customer questions and answers:
4 Questions | 7 Answers
Customer reviews for Shimano RT86 XT Ice-Tec 6-Bolt Disc Rotor
Review 1 for Shimano RT86 XT Ice-Tec 6-Bolt Disc Rotor
Overall rating 
5 / 5
5 / 5
JonHW
from England
Age:35-44
Style:Mountain Biking
Experience:Regular
Gender:Male
It was bought:Online

work well with XT brakes

PostedJanuary 2, 2012
Yes, I recommend this product.
Pros: Good quality
Cons: Expensive
Only one outing so far but feeling great. Using wit new 2012 XT brakes.
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Review 2 for Shimano RT86 XT Ice-Tec 6-Bolt Disc Rotor
Overall rating 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Anonymous
Country:Singapore
Age:25-34
Style:Mountain Biking
Experience:Regular

Nice

PostedJanuary 1, 2014
Yes, I recommend this product.
Pros: Good value, Good quality, Lightweight, Looks great
Overall the rotor is value for money
Experimented to hold the brake throughout a 100 m downhill. The temperature still remain cool as compared to my old rotor.
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Review 3 for Shimano RT86 XT Ice-Tec 6-Bolt Disc Rotor
Overall rating 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Cybi
Country:United Kingdom
Age:55-65
Style:Mountain Biking
Experience:Regular
Gender:Male
It was bought:Online

Upgrade

PostedSeptember 13, 2013
Yes, I recommend this product.
Pros: Looks great, efficient
Upgraded to this 180mm rotor on the front from an avid 160mm. It comes with the rotor bolts (torx fitting - don't use an allen key). Looks the part and is very efficient - in fact you have to be careful not to pull on the brake with the same degree of grip otherwise you risk flying over the bars! I'm prepared to believe that these ice-tec rotors reduce heat build up but that's an assumption not based on actual measurement. I'm happy with them and pleased that I fitted them.
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Review 4 for Shimano RT86 XT Ice-Tec 6-Bolt Disc Rotor
Overall rating 
5 / 5
5 / 5
michaeljohn
from South Africa
Age:25-34
Style:Mountain Biking
Experience:Regular
Gender:Male
It was bought:Online

brilliant product!!

PostedFebruary 13, 2012
Yes, I recommend this product.
Pros: Good quality, Lightweight, Looks great
Recently a friend and i built up bikes that were pretty similar ,
one difference was our brake rotors , his were squeaky and not so great.. mine on the other hand are brilliant , quiet even when wet and work so well i can stop on a dime..
needless to say after seeing the performance of mine he changed his to the ice tech immediately thereafter..
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Review 5 for Shimano RT86 XT Ice-Tec 6-Bolt Disc Rotor
Overall rating 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Jaguarmk2
Age:45-54
Style:Mountain Biking
Experience:Expert
Gender:Male
It was bought:Online

XTR Ice Rotor

PostedNovember 7, 2011
Yes, I recommend this product.
Pros: Good value, Lightweight
Light, excellent quality. Excellent braking power and no fade. Highly recommend
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Review 6 for Shimano RT86 XT Ice-Tec 6-Bolt Disc Rotor
Overall rating 
4 / 5
4 / 5
SeanCr
from South Africa
Age:35-44
Style:Mountain Biking
Experience:Regular
Gender:Male
It was bought:Online

Awesome new tech

PostedAugust 26, 2011
Yes, I recommend this product.
Pros: Good value, Good quality, Lightweight
Shimano have in my personal opinion been trailing sram and others with innovation in the last few years. They have certainly answered back with their Ice-Tec brake technology.
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