Shimano DC-100, 500
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Category:  Rear Derailleurs
Name:  Shimano DC-100, 500
Brand:  Shimano
Primary Group:  500
Model:  DC-100
Years:  Mid 1970's - Early 1980's
Country:  Japan
Weight:  315 grams
Added By: JFischer on 12/12/07
Updated By: JFischer on 06/03/10
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Shimano DC-100, 500Shimano DC-100, 500Shimano DC-100, 500Shimano DC-100, 500
Outer Plate MarkingsShimano 500Inner Plate MarkingsShimano Industrial Co. LTD Japan
MaterialAluminum Alloy; SteelDesign CategoryInline parallelogram
Attachment Bolt Size6mm Allen KeyCable Attachment Bolt Size8mm Wrench
Shifting SystemsFrictionCable AdjusterYes
Cage LengthShortMax Cog Size28
Max Chain Wrap  
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Variations of Component exist (Component is 1 of 2)BrandGroup
Shimano DC-110, 500GSShimano500
Component Groups
Primary Group NameBrandQuick InfoBrowse Group Components
500Shimano1975 - 1980, Sport & RecreationView 5 Components
Details:   500 was Shimano's first "famous" touring group in the 70's. It was the forefather of the 600 full group, which was introduced in 1976. But they still produced 500 as a cheaper alternative of 600. End date also unknown but it seems, they stopped producing in the early 1980's.
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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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