Shimano M8000 Deore XT 11 Speed Shadow Plus Rear Derailleur

4.8 out of 5 Customer Rating

The Details

A solid, lightweight and dependable 11 speed rear mech for the new range of Shimano's 11 speed MTB groups, the Deore XT Rear Mech combines a new direct mount with proven Shadow+ technology for impressive shifting and chain retention.

A super low profile design helps minimise damage from trail hazards while an integrated shadow+ chain stabilisers prevents chain slap and resists chain drops. Tension can easily be adjusted via an external hex head.

Our Verdict

A solid, lightweight and dependable 11 speed rear mech for the new range of Shimano's 11 speed MTB groups, the Deore XT Rear Mech combines a new direct mount with proven Shadow+ technology for impressive shifting and chain retention.

Key Specifications

  • Shimano's Direct Mount compatible Rear Derailleur system gives more space around the rear frame dropout resulting in easier rear wheel removal but also allows frame designers to shorten chain stays, increase axel sizes and move suspension pivots
  • Direct Mount gives a simpler, cleaner look
  • Deore XT Shadow Dyna-Sys11 11-speed rear derailleur delivers reliable and precise shifting with a stiff and lightweight open design
  • Shadow features a super low profile design that reduces the risk of damage from trail side hazards
  • The shadow plus chain stabilizer tension can easily be adjusted externally via a hex key
  • Shadow Plus uses a chain stabilising switch that when on will reduce chain bounce in rough terrain maintaining more stable drive and shifting. This can be switched off to remove the wheelShadow design slant angle has been optimized for use with 40-42T sprockets
  • Direct cable routing prevents snagging from any trail side hazards
  • Four fluorine-coated link pin bushings make this one of the slickest shifting derailleurs on the trails
  • High rigidity wide outer link braces the pulley body to increase pivot joint rigidity resulting in a crisp shift
  • Strong return spring for a positive shifting feel
  • Durable sealed bearing pulleys

Delivery

Parts, accessories and clothing delivery - FREE over £30

Delivery for parts, accessories and clothing is free over £30 and £2.99 below that. We have a selection of premium delivery services available, including next day, AM, Saturday, timed delivery and local pickup services. Mainland UK only, some remote and off-shore areas or areas of Scotland may incur a surcharge. Delivery options and lead time estimates will be provided in checkout.

Click & Collect

Our Click & Collect service offers all the benefits of shopping online, combined with an award-winning retail experience in one of our stores. Simply order your items, select Click & Collect and pick up your item at a time that's convenient for you - our stores are open 7 days a week. Best of all, the service is completely free.

Reviews

Your Questions Answered

A solid, lightweight and dependable 11 speed rear mech for the new range of Shimano's 11 speed MTB groups, the Deore XT Rear Mech combines a new direct mount with proven Shadow+ technology for impressive shifting and chain retention.

A super low profile design helps minimise damage from trail hazards while an integrated shadow+ chain stabilisers prevents chain slap and resists chain drops. Tension can easily be adjusted via an external hex head.

  • Shimano's Direct Mount compatible Rear Derailleur system gives more space around the rear frame dropout resulting in easier rear wheel removal but also allows frame designers to shorten chain stays, increase axel sizes and move suspension pivots
  • Direct Mount gives a simpler, cleaner look
  • Deore XT Shadow Dyna-Sys11 11-speed rear derailleur delivers reliable and precise shifting with a stiff and lightweight open design
  • Shadow features a super low profile design that reduces the risk of damage from trail side hazards
  • The shadow plus chain stabilizer tension can easily be adjusted externally via a hex key
  • Shadow Plus uses a chain stabilising switch that when on will reduce chain bounce in rough terrain maintaining more stable drive and shifting. This can be switched off to remove the wheelShadow design slant angle has been optimized for use with 40-42T sprockets
  • Direct cable routing prevents snagging from any trail side hazards
  • Four fluorine-coated link pin bushings make this one of the slickest shifting derailleurs on the trails
  • High rigidity wide outer link braces the pulley body to increase pivot joint rigidity resulting in a crisp shift
  • Strong return spring for a positive shifting feel
  • Durable sealed bearing pulleys

A solid, lightweight and dependable 11 speed rear mech for the new range of Shimano's 11 speed MTB groups, the Deore XT Rear Mech combines a new direct mount with proven Shadow+ technology for impressive shifting and chain retention.

Parts, accessories and clothing delivery - FREE over £30

Delivery for parts, accessories and clothing is free over £30 and £2.99 below that. We have a selection of premium delivery services available, including next day, AM, Saturday, timed delivery and local pickup services. Mainland UK only, some remote and off-shore areas or areas of Scotland may incur a surcharge. Delivery options and lead time estimates will be provided in checkout.

Click & Collect

Our Click & Collect service offers all the benefits of shopping online, combined with an award-winning retail experience in one of our stores. Simply order your items, select Click & Collect and pick up your item at a time that's convenient for you - our stores are open 7 days a week. Best of all, the service is completely free.