Shimano SLX FD-M661 9Spd DownSwing DualPull Front

5022-018

Description

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A front derailleur made for the latest generation of full suspension mountain bikes. It’s lighter than the previous version and has improved clearance.

  • Swing action is down swing.
  • For triple crankset.
  • Angled adjustment screws.
  • Angled clamp band design.
  • Band, and outer and inner links, are painted aluminum.
  • Chain guide is chrome plated steel.
  • Maximum capacity is 22T, top gear teeth 44T, top-middle minimum capacity 12T.
  • Nine speeds.
  • Cable routing is dual-pull type.
  • Chain line is 50mm.
  • Chain stay angle is 66 to 69 degrees.
  • Multi-clamp (28.6mm, 31.8mm, 34.9mm).

Tech specs

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Mounting

Braze-on mounting uses fittings permanently mounted to the frame. Collar mounted derailleurs secure around the seat tube with a clamp. Direct mount are fastened to the chainstay.

Collar
Cable pull

Bottom-pull are operated by a cable running from below. Top-pull are operated by a cable running down from above. Dual-pull are equipped to be operated by either top or bottom.

Dual
Crankset compatability

A double is ideal for cranksets with two chainrings. A triple is designed for cranksets with two or three chainrings.

Triple
Made in Japan