Shimano RD-MT60, Deore
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Category:  Rear Derailleurs
Name:  Shimano RD-MT60, Deore
Brand:  Shimano
Primary Group:  Deore MT60 Series
Model:  RD-MT60
Years:  1987 - 1988
Country:  Japan
Weight:  311 grams
Added By: JFischer on 11/13/07
Updated By: Slider74 on 01/30/17
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Shimano RD-MT60, DeoreShimano RD-MT60, Deore
Outer Plate MarkingsShimano DeoreInner Plate MarkingsShimano RD-MT60 Japan
MaterialAluminum AlloyDesign Category
Attachment Bolt Size5mm Allen KeyCable Attachment Bolt Size5mm Allen Key
Shifting SystemsShimano SIS
Shimano STI
Friction
Cable AdjusterYes
Cage LengthLongMax Cog Size32
Max Chain Wrap38T  
General Information
Late 80's Shimano Deore Touring / Mountain derailleur.  One of the first indexed mountain bike groups (along with it's upper end brother the Deore XT group).  6speed SIS originally replaced in 1989 with Deore II which was 7 speed. Previous generation was RD-DE20, should work up through 8 speed no problem.
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Component Groups
Primary Group NameBrandQuick InfoBrowse Group Components
Deore MT60 SeriesShimano1987 - 1988, Mountain BikeView 10 Components
Details:  1st generation of the more mtb specific group. it was 6 speed with SIS. in 1989 there were some improvements made and the groupset got updated to 7 Speed. which was know as Deore II.
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Shimano Model Number Prefix List:

BB Bottom Bracket BL Brake Lever BR BRake
CB Coaster Brake CJ Cassette Joint CN ChaiN
CP Chain Protecto CR Chain Ring CS Cassette Sprockets
DF chain DeFlector DH Dynamo Hub FC Front Crank
FD Front Derailleur FE Fork Ends FH FreeHub
FS Front Suspension HB HuB HD HanDle bar
HP Head Parts (Head Set) HS Handle Stem IF Inter-3 Freehub
LP LamP MF Multi Freewheel PD PeDal
RD Rear Derailleur RH Rollerbrake Hub RM RiM
RR ReflectoRs RS Rear Suspension SB Shift Brake lever (Nexus, ?)
SC Speed Calculator (cycle computer) SF Single Freewheel Freilaufritzel SG Speed chanGe hub
SH SHoes SL Shift Lever Schalthebel SM SMall parts
SP Seat Post SQ Seat Quick release SS Single Sprocket
TL TooL WH WHeel ST Shift Brake Lever (STI, Rapid Fire, etc)
 
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