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Deore XT: Over 2000 components of adventure!

The dust from your wheels has settled for the season and we can wrap up our exciting Components of Adventure competition.

Our new Deore XT M8000 groupset inspired thousands of people to set and achieve ambitious mountain biking targets, none more so than our overall winner Martijn Hoenderop whose 2400 vertical metres of Austrian Alps descending wins him a brand new Deore XT M8000 groupset.

Left: "A stunning afternoon for having a break in hard work week" - Right: "Riding the tour Mont Blanc route with great friends, amazing riding and scenery!"

Thanks though to all 2,100 people who sent us their #componentsofadventure stories and pictures. Sorry if you weren't one of the 18 weekly winners who won a Shimano sports camera. Don't forget, you can keep on sharing your adventures via the Shimano Deore XT website at:

Left: The best trail I have ever ridden" - Right: "With a day of great trails ahead of us and a stunning view, we began the first descent"

And here is the winner!

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