Shimano Hone RD-M600-SGS Rear Derailleur Derailleur

4/5 (3 Reviews)
Weight : 428 grams


Product Description

  • Long Cage
  • Hub axle installation
  • Adjustable bump stop
  • Low Normal return spring
  • Integrated skid plate design


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User Reviews

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by slyfink a Cross Country Rider from Ottawa, NCC-istan, Canada

Date Reviewed: May 4, 2009

Strengths:    It's strength? It's strength.

Weaknesses:    Not the crispest shifter, but keep your cables cleaned and lubed and you should be good.

Bottom Line:   
This is an update of my previous review. I can't believe I've had this derailleur for two seasons, and it's taking on its third. The system works, its too bad they've discontinued it. I used to go through 2-3 derailleur hangers a year, and at least a derailleur a year. I bike in East Coast mud, rocks and roots at least 3 times a week.

I might just have to get an extra rear derailleur that will last me another 3 years when this one finally gives up the ghost.

Its a real shame Shimano isn't carrying over this product. A real shame.

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Favorite Trail:   censored by the NCC

Duration Product Used:   2 Years

Price Paid:    $50.00

Purchased At:   Chain Reaction Cycle

Similar Products Used:   XTR, XT, LX. Haven't used SRAM over the years for some reason.

Bike Setup:   see previous post - not much has changed (maybe Stans Flow rims - another great durable product)

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Sly from Ottawa

Date Reviewed: July 24, 2007

Strengths:    Strong: goodbye derailleur hangers!

Weaknesses:    Integrated system: have to buy the hub (& possibly rotors too). Not a crisp as XTR or even XT. It's a hassle if you have to take the wheel off for whatever reason...

Bottom Line:   
As someone who seems to always bend derailleur hangers, I'm quite happy with this product. It definitely does not shift as crisply as the XTR that it replaced, but I don't care, caus' I can adjust it properly so the alignment is always perfect. This also makes up for the hassle of the derailleur and chain being loose when removing the rear wheel.

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Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $60.00

Purchased At:   Chain Reaction Cycles

Similar Products Used:   XTR, XT, LX, X9

Bike Setup:   05 Enduro, stock except for the Hone cranks, rear hub and derailleur.

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Joe Williams a Weekend Warrior from Kingsport, Tn. USA

Date Reviewed: October 29, 2006

Strengths:    Very smooth shifting. No problems at all other than cable stretch which was quickly adjusted out. Mounted up, out of the way.

Weaknesses:    None so far........

Bottom Line:   
Good, strong product.

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Favorite Trail:   Warrior's St. Park, Tn.

Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Purchased At:   stock on bike

Similar Products Used:   XT, Sram

Bike Setup:   stock

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