The SLX derailleur offers a very similar level of performance to the XT model but uses a steel cage rather than aluminium. This keeps the cost down a bit and adds a measly 52g in weight.
SHADOW RD+ technology provides sharp and silky shifts along with chain stability and a reduction in chain slap thanks to to the clutch system.
Who's this item for: This derailleur is for any rider using a Shimano 11 speed setup looking for great performance at a reasonable price.
Number of gears: This is an 11 speed derailleur.
Materials: Features an aluminium cage with steel pulleys.
Chain and cassette compatibility: Compatible with 11 speed chains and Shimano 11 speed cassettes.
Max cassette range: 42T(2x11-speed) 46T(1x11-speed)