Cheap bikes will be very nice next year!Shimano introduces several new components in the Deore LX and Deore mountain biking groups. For Deore LX there will be new cranksets FC-M582 (MTB) and FC-M583-K (Trekking).
They are lighter and stiffer, thanks to the HOLLOWTECH II technology. They will be available in crank arm lengths 170mm and 175mm. Chainring combinations are 44-32-22T (FC-M582/M58K) and 48-36-26T (FC-M583K).
Deore will get a new Rapidfire Plus shifter and Top-Normal rear derailleur. The shifter SL-M530 features 2-Way Release technology for faster shifts in various riding conditions. The rear derailleur RD-M531 features a wide link design for more rigidity and precise shifting. It will be available in two colour versions: black and silver.
Deore will also get some new cranksets FC-M532 (MTB) and FC-M533-K (Trekking). They are 9-speed Hyperglide compatible and they feature a 2-piece construction with integrated bottom bracket for increased rigidity. Chainring combinations are 44-32-22T and 48-36-26T. FC-M533-K is chaincase compatible and they are available in two colour options: black and silver.
you use stuff, it wears, duh. same goes for lx, xt, and xtr. sometimes higher end stuff even wears faster. Think aluminum vs. steel chainrings. steel is cheaper, and lasts longer than aluminum.xcr said:dont get deore all my deore components are being worn down and i now have to replace
It looks to me like they changed the spindle from aluminum to steel - like the one on XT. It's supposed to be stronger and ,surprisingly, lighter.wheelhot said:Shimano states that the new LX is lighter, so how light it is now? And what did they change? Looks the same for me, I hope its the chainrings (and its compatible with previous year LX cranks)