Find great deals for Shimano Deore XT Fd-m Front Derailleur Mega Nine FD M mm Clamp g. Shop with confidence on eBay!. Bicycle Mechanics – FD-M Compatibility with 8 Speed – I am looking at replacing the FD on my Giant ATX. I have an 8 speed system and. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Shimano Deore Xt Front Derailleur Fd-m E Top Swing at Read honest and unbiased.

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Sorry about the confusion guys. Top Swing Wide Link Design Wider pivot link for greater torsional rigidity, improves shifting response and service life. Weaknesses After using XT front derailleurs for close to a decade, I still can’t find one, maybe the pivots tend to be a bit loose after 4 years? As a general rule all Shimano index compatible rear derailleurs obligatory disclaimer: XT is only only for weight freaks, it is superior rust resistance, finishing and structural strength, all at a very affordable price point compared to its lower cousins.

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Strengths Instanteneous shifting Durable and lightweight. Front Derailler, Mountain, series. I will try and find a compatible one that is reasonably aquirable. Thanks for the responses and sorry about the confusion!


Shimano Deore XT Fd-m760 3×9-speed Triple Front Derailleur for MTB Mountain Bike

Careers Advertise Brand Protection. Certainly 7,8 and 9-speed rear derailleurs can be used interchangably on 7,8 and 9-speed cassettes. Multi Clamp Multi-clamp band is compatible with all frame dimensions, adapters utilized for Weaknesses weight I guess?

Strengths price smooth shifting reliable. Find More Posts by netorius Yes, the “9-speed” XT will work fine as a replacement for the “8-speed” Alivio. Realized that it’s because of the crankset and the chain.

It is hilly around here! Thomson elite seatpost and fizik saddle. Is my assumption correct – does anyone have any experience? Avid Single Digit 7. I did suspect that the chain width would be an issue. I am looking at replacing the Front Derailleur FD M – the confusion came from the website where it states “compatibility with rear” which states 9 speed only.

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Ritchey stem and handlebar. The XT stuff is lighter, but for just the FD, there would be no meaningful difference at all. Bicycle Mechanics Broken bottom bracket?

FD-M760 Compatibility with 8 Speed

Originally Posted by netorius Sign In or Register to start selling your bike stuff fast! I have already upgraded my existing RD to a XT Deore M which works pretty well except when the chain is at the opposite extreme gears sorry I can’t think of the correct technical term where the chain does rub a bit.


Find More Posts by fx biked. My existing FD is a Cyclist’s Choice Buy and sell with more thancyclists on the go! Best to get a FD designated 8sp if you want absolute best performance. Nashbar usually has Alivio stuff, and the FD’s are dirt cheap.

Shimano Deore XT Front Derailleur FD-M For Sale

Strengths Lightweight, rigid, stylish finish at an affordable price point, what else can you ask for? Looking forward to any recommendations. Surely I can mount a better FD than this without compatibility issues with my 8 spd chain.

Dual Pull Dual pull design allows it to be used with top or bottom cable routing. Weaknesses -Expensive considering that I can’t really m670 a difference compared to Deore, so not worth while paying more for this. Find More Posts by kenhill3. If you are not yet a member,why not register using your facebook account or sign up directly to Togoparts.