microSHIFT Acolyte Rear Derailleur - 8 Speed, Medium Cage, With SpringLock Chain Retention
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The Acolyte group delivers the wide range and simplicity of a top-of-the-line shifting system, all at a price point that would make sense on your first bike.
The heart of the Acolyte derailleur is our innovative SpringLock system. By pairing a customized linear rate high tension spring and a dual stage activation mechanism, we’ve developed a system that can provide substantial chain security when you need it and can be turned off when you don’t. To engage the clutch, turn the engagement bolt clockwise until it clicks. There’s no way to overtighten the bolt. To disengage the clutch for wheel removal, flip the switch. It’s that simple.
- Innovative SpringLock chain retention keeps chain in place over rough terrain
- Direct path cable routing for smooth and responsive shifting
- Compatible with 12-42T and 12-46T 8-speed cassettes
- Compatible with Acolyte shifters only
- Color: Black
- Largest Cog: 46
- Rear Derailleur Mount Type: 10x1 Standard
- Chain Wrap Capacity (teeth): 41
- Cage Length: Medium
- Rear Der/Shifter Compatibility: microSHIFT Acolyte
- Drivetrain Speeds: 8