Shimano XT M8020 11 Speed Double Front Derailleur
Shimano XT M8020 11sp Front Mech
Lightweight front low clamp band mount Dyna-Sys11 11-speed double MTB derailleur for smooth gear changes.
Designed specifically with modern trail bikes in mind, Shimano XT side swing technology front derailleurs increases tyre clearance by 15mm, while new cable routing resulting in the lightest shifting action yet. Side pull cable routing. Reinforced light weight chain guide adds rigidity and improved response.
Wider pivot link increases torsional rigidity. Easy access angled adjustment screws and clamp bolt. Angled inner chain guide tail for increased tyre clearance.
Dyna-Sys11 11-speed design - for use with Dyna-Sys11 11-speed MTB drivetrains. Developed specifically for double chainsets and frames with band on frame design. Specifically developed for 68 and 73 mm bottom bracket shells with a 48.8 mm chain line.
66-69 degree chainstay to seat tube angle range. 34-38 tooth outer ring compatible... more details.
|XT M8020 11sp Front Mech Specification|
|Components Type||Front Mechs|
|Type||11 speed, Double Chainring, Front|
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These handy devices enable you to shift gear, as well as help to keep your chain on. Otherwise known as front derailleurs, they are designed to work with a specific number of chain rings (either double or triple) and speeds (from 7/8 speed all the way up to 11). You need to establish that your new front mech will both fit your frame, as well as be suitable for your current drivetrain. If in doubt, try to replace the older model with a similar derailleur - you won't need to replace front mechs as often as rear, in some cases they can last decades! The industry leaders in this department are Shimano, SRAM, and Campagnolo, although companies such as FSA also produce their range of derailleurs too.
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Shimano Front Mechs
Shimano are a Japanese manufacturer primarily known for their cycling components, and to a lesser extent shoes and clothing. Founded in 1921, Shimano is widely believed to be the largest cycling component manufacturer in the world, having reached this status through a combination of innovation, reliability and value for money. Whatever your style of riding, whether it be road or MTB, Shimano will have a component range to suit your level and budget, from the low end Alivio and Tiagra to the professional standard XTR and Dura-Ace. Over the years, Shimano have revolutionised bicycle gear, brake and pedal systems, such as the recessed SPD, Hollowtech crank arms and smooth shifting Hyperglide sprockets. Initially their component range faced competition from Suntour, whereas nowadays their primary rivals for market share are SRAM and Campagnolo. If you wish to save money on their components and apparel, please visit my Shimano section, where I list as many money saving deals as I can find.
For additional information on Shimano's cycling equipment, please visit either http://cycle.shimano-europe.com/ or their wikipedia page - this includes information on Shimano's history, including non-cycling equipment.