Acquired a motorcycle that’s suitable with SRAM’s UDH (Common Derailleur Hanger) however desire Shimano? Till Shimano launches their very own answer, Wheels Manufacturing has one for you with their new direct-mount derailleur hangers for Shimano’s highway/gravel and mountain bike teams.
Wheels Mfg. is providing two fashions to suit any kind of motorbike, each of which substitute the B-link on Shimano’s derailleurs. This eliminates one additional level of motion and eliminates only a little bit of wiggle room, which they are saying offers a stiffer mounting level and crisper, extra exact shifts.
The Dropout 562 for gravel suits Shimano-Dura-Ace (R9100 and R9150), Ultegra-(R8000, R8050, RX800, and RX805), 105 (R7000), and GRX-(RX810, RX812, RX815, RX817, and RX400) teams.
The Dropout 652 for mountain bikes suits Shimano Saint (RD-M820), Deore (RD-M610, RD-M5120, RD-M4120), Deore XT (RD-M8000, RD-M8050), SLX (RD-M7000-10, RD-M670), and Altus (RD-M2000) teams. Each have the identical capability as UDH hangers to rotate backward in an affect, serving to save your derailleur throughout a crash.
Manufacturing variations might be black anodized 6061 aluminum and retail for $60. They mount by the dropout, similar to a UDH hanger, utilizing the identical M12x1.0 thread pitch as UDH-compatible via axles…so, in case your bike got here with a UDH hanger, the inventory via axle will work with this hanger.
Whereas SRAM’s T-Sort transmission teams are superb, maybe the most important profit to all riders is the standardization of the derailleur’s place in house, which permits merchandise like this to exist and enhance shifting for older and different model derailleurs, too.