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I know there is Sram too but im more of a shimano person.

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The XT k760 is lighter, but for just the FD, there would be no meaningful difference at all. Upgrading works still in progress! Add a Poll to this Thread.

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Front Derailler, Fdd, series. I am looking at replacing the Front Derailleur FD M – the confusion came from the website where it states “compatibility with rear” which states 9 speed only. Has anyone used anything succesfully other than the Alivio?

But that’s a non-factor for me. Is my assumption correct – does anyone have any experience? I’ve got two Alivio FD’s in my household right now, one on my wife’s cruiser and the other on my son’s mtb, both eight speed with Rapid Fire shifters.

Slightly heavier than the XTR, but not by much. Cyclist’s Choice Buy and sell with more thancyclists on the go! My LBS reckons this will go away as it wears in, and I don’t often ride in this configuration anyway. FD-M Compatibility with 8 Speed. Find ,760 Posts by kenhill3. The difference may be hardly noticeable.

Thanks for the responses and sorry about the confusion! Thomson elite seatpost and fizik saddle.

FD-M760 Compatibility with 8 Speed

Honestly, for a FD, there won’t be any noticeable difference, and if you’re going to run eight speed, the Alivio is the one to get these days. Weaknesses After using XT front derailleurs for close to a decade, I still can’t find one, maybe the pivots tend to be a bit loose after 4 years?


I did suspect that the chain width would be an issue. Strengths – smooth shifting, almost effortless – price is pretty gd – can look better.

Was there something about the Alivio you didn’t like?

Bike Setup scott performance tampico frame manitou black super hayes hfx 9 carbon version mavic yellow rims front xt hub rear ck iso disc hub racing ralph tires deore lx shifters. And the durability is simply unmatched, even by the twice as expensive XTR. Please fill up ,760 fields. Originally Posted by kenhill3.

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Register Free Account Forgot Password? Sorry about the confusion guys. Originally Posted by netorius Had some ghost-shifting issues at first.