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Shimano RD-M972 / Shimano XTR Shadow derailleur

Shimano RD-M972
Shimano RD-M972

EUROBIKE AWARD 2007

EUROBIKE AWARD 2007

Shimano presents a new XTR rear derailleur RD-M972, developed with the revolutionary “Shimano Shadow” technology. “Shadow” realizes an extra thin profile to minimize the chance of getting hit by a rock. A tree trunk. Or whatever else lies waiting on the trail.

This XTR deraileur has a modern, technical appearance characterized by a redesigned “X”-shaped outer plate and a full carbon cage that combines a lightweight design with superior rigidity. The weight has been reduced to 180 grams that makes it the lightest derailleur in the Shimano range.

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Shimano

Shimano Inc.
Sakai-ku, Sakai City, Osaka, Japan

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Shimano

Shimano Inc.
Sakai-ku, Sakai City, Osaka, Japan

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