Shimano Derailleurs Cheap

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Update: These prices have expired. Bummer! Upside, Amazon has killer deals on Shimano derailleurs.

Bust your derailleur, or just looking to upgrade?  Jenson USA has a couple good deals going on derailleurs. They are offering the Shimano XTR M972 Shadow Rear Derailleur for $154 (45% off of $280) and the Shimano Deore XT M770 Front Derailleur for $35 (46% off of $65).

Shimano XTR M972 Shadow Rear Derailleur

Shimano XTR Shadow Rear Derailleur

Shimano has again refined their XTR rear derailleur but making it part of the “shadow” family. What this means is that it’s 11mm – 18mm smaller than its predecessor and it is significantly thinner than previous models. The result is a very light weight derailleur. Carbon fiber + size reduction = a 182g derailleur. The XTR is a lightweight derailleur that shifts like butter. Did we mention that it also looks awesome?

Specs:

  • Low profile for improved durability
  • Low profile design saves RD from damage in a narrow passage.
  • Direct routing reduces the risk of snagging.
  • Stronger return spring for more crisp shifting feeling
  • Capacity : GS 33T, SGS 45T

Looking to save some weight, pick up the Shimano XTR M972 Shadow Rear Derailleur here for $154.

Next up:

Shimano Deore XT M770 Front Derailleur

Incase you are looking to swap out your front derailleur (maybe you should watch out for the rocks), here is a solid front derailleur for only $35.  This isn’t as light as the XTR and it doesn’t have quite the same cutting edge performance, but this is still a great performing front derailleur. Shimano has continued to innovate and have taken off  18g compared to the old XT from the 760 series, bringing the Shimano Deore XT Front Derailleur in at  152 grams. As part of the refinement of this fine piece of machinery, the XT’s adjustment screws have been angled out so that they are more easily accessible with a screw driver.

Shimano Deore XT Front Derailleur

Specs:

Shimano Deore XT M770 Front Derailleur Top Swing

  • Size: Multi-Clamp Band (31.8mm, 34.9mm)
  • Swing Action: Top-swing
  • Speed: 9-speed
  • Maximum Capacity: 22T
  • Top-middle Minimum Capacity: 12T
  • Top Gear Teeth: 44T/48T
  • Cable Routing: Dual-pull
  • Chain Line: 50mm
  • Chain Stay Angle: 66-69º
  • Weight: 152g

Grab the Shimano Deore XT M770 Front Derailleur  here for $35 – 46% off of MRSP: $65

Bonus Deal

Shimano LX M571 Front Derailleur

Jenson is selling the Shimano LX Front Derailleur for $6. That’s 67% off of its MSRP: of $18.  This is a get it done derailleur. No frills, not the lightest derailleur, but it is dependable.  For $6 this makes a great back up that you can keep around the garage incase you smash yours on a rock – if you have the LX laying around, you can swap it out and wait for a deal on a XTR.

Shimano LX Front Derailleur

Get the Shimano LX Front Derailleur here for $6.

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