Shimano SLX FD-M667 Front Derailleurs Derailleur

5/5 (2 Reviews)
MSRP : $39.99

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Product Description

  • Compact cage design
  • Exclusive design for All-Mountain compact draive
  • Matched radius reduces chain drop
  • Wider xhain stay angle improved suspension compatibility
  • Improved clearances

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Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by alexkraemer a Weekend Warrior from SLC, UT

Date Reviewed: October 11, 2010

Strengths:    perfect shifting

Weaknesses:    none

Bottom Line:   
When used with the SLX 22-36T crankset, you get perfect shifting that is amazingly tolerant. I'm switching the rear end of the bike over the Sram, but the crankset and FD are staying Shimano as the front derailleur is specifically machined for 22-36. I might weight-weenie out the rest of my bike, but I'm keeping the crank and FD - they are superb.

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Favorite Trail:   Bootleg Canyon

Duration Product Used:   6 months

Price Paid:    $35.00

Purchased At:   Jenson

Similar Products Used:   26-39 setup. Yuck

Bike Setup:   Big mama

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Dan a Weekend Warrior from Mount Vernon, WA

Date Reviewed: April 7, 2010

Strengths:    Light weight, smooth shifting, great clearance.

Weaknesses:    None so far. It's a front derailleur, so how bad could it be?

Bottom Line:   
I've used more front derailleur variations than I care to remember. Whether it was top swing, bottom swing, top pull, bottom pull, e-type, whatever. This is the first time I've actually been excited about a front derailleur. I've been running 22/32/bash setups for a few years now and have grown accustom to it. When I installed the new SLX crankset (with a 22/36/bash setup), I had a hard time adjusting the “normal” front derailleur. The SRAM X-Gen was the only one that came even close. After slapping this front derailleur on, it adjusted a match made in heaven. I highly recommend this front derailleur to anyone with a 2-ring setup, especially the Shimano SLX M665 Double crankset.

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Favorite Trail:   Gooseberry Mesa, Porcupine Rim, Dirt Merchant/A-Line

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $35.00

Purchased At:   Cambria

Similar Products Used:   Numerous Shimano XT, LX, DEORE, and SLX (triple ring version). SRAM X-Gen.

Bike Setup:   2009 Trek Remedy 9. Shimano SLX M665 Double crankset. SRAM X-9 shifters and rear derailleur.

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