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    Shimano Saint M820 rear derailleur

    Hey folks I'm thinking of buying the 2013 Saint M820 RD. Anyone using it that would recommend it or should I go with the XTR?

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    I have (had) one. I breaks just as neatly and nicely as the XTR.

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    Yes. Works as advertised, quiet slap free chianline.

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    Thanks for the feedback guys. I pulled the pin today and bought up. Hope they work well on my Chili.

    Steve

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    Remember to use the "freeride" setting attachment if you're using a cassette with anything larger than 28t.

    I'm currently running a 11-34t and have had no real problems with shifting. I wouldn't recommend using 36t cassette ring as chain tension would diminish at the low tooth side.

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    I'm running an 11-28 10spd road cassette, the first thing you'll notice is NO chain slap at all, so quiet its a little strange.

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    First ride with mine I didn't have the cable clamp tight enough. Cable slipped all the way to useless...

    I think the clutch puts extra strain on the cable itself. Be sure to get it tight.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Uncle Cliffy View Post
    First ride with mine I didn't have the cable clamp tight enough. Cable slipped all the way to useless...

    I think the clutch puts extra strain on the cable itself. Be sure to get it tight.
    Forgot to mention, and speaking of extra strain, if you're using the new Saint shifter its got LONG shift levers for leverage against that clutch. I had to move it way inboard to keep it out of the way, fortunately the upshift side you can push as well as pull so its "all thumbs".

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