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Shimano - XT Di2 RD-M8050 Rear Derailleur

Shimano XT Di2 RD-M8050 Rear Derailleur

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$244.99 Original price:$338.99
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    Tech Specs

    Capacity:
    35T
    Cassette Range:
    [1x11] 11-46T, [2x11] 11-42T
    Gearing:
    1x11, 2x11
    Compatibility:
    XT and XTR Di2, E-Tube
    Claimed Weight:
    11.3oz (319g)
    Manufacturer Warranty:
    2 years
    Activity:
    trail, enduro

    Why We Like The XT Di2 RD-M8050 Rear Derailleur

    With the advent of the XT Di2 RD-M8050 Rear Derailleur, Shimano's Di2 has finally come to Deore XT, which may be the most popular drivetrain model in the world. The XT version is built for more aggressive terrain, features a much friendlier price point, and actually represents an upgrade on XTR in some ways.

    One of the biggest changes to XT's version of Di2 is that it now wirelessly connects to Shimano's E-Tube platform via Bluetooth. That means that you can initially set your drivetrain up at home with a computer or tablet and then make targeted adjustments using your smartphone while you're on the actual trail.

    The shifting itself is peerless, as the derailleur always knows where it is, so its travel isn't restricted or lengthened by imperfect cables. It situates the chain squarely on every cog and it jumps between those positions with startling speed. No hesitation, no grinding. Ever. And since Shimano builds the XT Di2 derailleur with a motor that's twice as powerful as its road counterparts, it'll always have the extra oomph necessary to maintain seamless, accurate shifting even when inhibited by a healthy accumulation trail muck.

    • 11-speed Di2 derailleur for more aggressive trail riding
    • Synchronized Shifting keeps gearing optimal across the full range
    • Reduces chain slap and eliminates ghost shifts
    • Powerful motor shifts through trail muck
    • Bluetooth connectivity for on-trail smartphone adjustments
    • Shadow RD+ stabilizes the chain for a quiet, smooth ride
    • Compatible with Shimano's E-Tube platform
    • Compatible with Shimano 11-speed Di2 mountain shifters only

    Most excellent

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

    Loved Di2 on my road bikes and surprise, I also love it on my MTB. Not cheap but there is a lot to be said about fast perfect shifts every time. Even making the hug jump into the 46t cog on the rear cassette is seamless