Category: Shimano Deore DX

Shimano SL-MT62 Deore DX thumbshifters

There are still retro grouches who prefer thumbshifters and there are still options if you want to run a modern MTB drivetrain with thumbshifters. However nothing comes close in beauty as the Shimano Deore DX and XT thumbshifters of early 90’ies.
Shimano Deore DX thumbshifters are quite like the XT parts but slightly cheaper in appearance [...]

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Posted in Shimano Deore DX on Aug 19th, 2009, 9:19 am by Retro mountain biker     

Shimano RD-M650 Deore DX rear derailleur

Shimano had a component line right under the top of the line Deore XT line called the Deore DX group. It was almost as nice looking as the XT group and probably worked just as good as the high end group but it was still a relatively popular group.
The Deore DX group evolved from the [...]

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Posted in Shimano Deore DX on Jun 11th, 2009, 11:30 pm by Retro mountain biker  1 comment   

Shimano Deore DX FD-M650 front derailleur

A front derailleur is actually quite a crude mechanism when you think about it. From the low end to the top end, or in this case, almost top end: Shimano Deore DX FD-M650 front derailleur, they all have worked almost the same.
The action is not unlike picturing your finger moving your chain side to side, [...]

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Posted in Shimano Deore DX on May 10th, 2009, 4:59 pm by Retro mountain biker