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Pros & Cons

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Pros

Used to replace a tourney derailleur on a specialized kids bike. Allows me to use the big gear on the mega range.

Shimano altus is a step up, installed and adjusted easily after bending hanger back into place. Dialed it in. No bling necessary.



Cons

The threaded axle screw that passes thru the center of each of the two idlers quickly becomes loose. There is a hanger available via amazon that can attach to such a cheap bike even though there is no pocket to mount that hanger onto. I know it was in...  Read More

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Highlights

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Quality


The allmetal construction feels solid and i have confidence that it will last for many rides to come


Easily installed simple to adjust and holds adjustment


Even this higher quality derailleur can be damaged


After two rides started having issues with it kept having to adjust it

Price


This was an exact replacement at a great price


This rd is surprisingly good for the money


This rear derailleur is very nice for what you pay


It works well and shifts well for a good price

Shipping


Shipping was fast and the description was perfect

Competitiveness


Most of the drivetrain is shimano with a 3x8 speed


I read reviews stating that even though the acera line from shimano is higher up this altus derailleur is the best until you go...  Read More


It even works with my microshift shift which i wasnt sure about because shimano can be touchy with mixing brands

Overview

  • How are reviewers describing this item?
    great, new, good, easy and rear.
  • Our engine has profiled the reviewer patterns and has determined that there is minimal deception involved.
  • Our engine has discovered that over 80% high quality reviews are present.
  • This product had a total of 5,037 reviews as of our last analysis date on Jan 16 2024.

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    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    Installation instructions were lacking although internet is filled with you tube videos


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    You do have to remove the small gear screw and spread slightly to get the old one off and new one on


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    Not required if your chain has a removable link


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    Since i purchased the bike years ago no matter what i did to tune the back derailleur i could not get my old derailleur to align with all my rear gears


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    Either 14 or 58 somewhat usable but never all or with out slipping teeth on hard peddling


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    I tried countless times to tune thinking it was my lack of skill


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    I was about to buy a new bike

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