Shimano’s new Direct Mount Rear Derailleur system gives more space around the rear frame dropout resulting in easier rear wheel removal but also allows frame designers to shorten chain stays, increase axel sizes and move suspension pivots. Shadow Plus features a super low profile design that reduces the risk of damage from trail side hazards
Shimano Deore XT M-772 SGS SHADOW Derailleur reviews. See how the Shimano Deore XT M-772 SGS SHADOW rates and read other Derailleur reviews.
Featuring Shimano’s innovative Shadow clutch technology, the Deore XT rear derailleur is designed for today’s aggressive style of trail and all-mountain riding. By maintaining chain tension, the Shadow system eliminates chain slap and lowers the chances of dropping your chain.
Nov 08, 2013 · Adjusting the feel of the “chain stabilizer” mechanism in all Shadow Plus Derailleurs (XTR, Saint, XT, SLX, Deore and Zee) Since its inception over 30 years ago, the mountain bike industry has been in a state of steady and drastic innovation.
Shimano has been using their ‘Shadow’ technology on their high-end mountain bike rear derailleurs (> Deore) for many years. In addition to the benefit described in the images below (from here), Shadow derailleurs have a more direct housing routing near the derailleur, which results in a lot less cable friction, and therefore, better and smoother shifting.
This is the Shimano XT M8000-GS 11-Speed Medium Cage Shadow+ Rear Derailleur. Rider tuned for sharp and silky shifts. Features: Light shift operation with 20% less effort. Chain stability improved. New shift cable with new hyper low-friction coating technology. Easy-to …