Bicycle Mechanics - Shimano rear der identification.
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Shimano bolt on rear derailer, marked RD-AL11 on the back of the paralellogram, looks to be decent alloy & steel construction. Any ideas what it is and where it sits in the food chain?
02-08-07, 12:33 AM
No idea. Search turned up not much as you probably already know.
But if I had to guess, it could be great news or bad :).
One potentials leads is theRD-M511 Deore series (http://cycle.shimano-eu.com/catalog/global/techdocs/list.jsp?FOLDER%3C%3Efolder_id=2534374302041116&ASSORTMENT%3C%3East_id=1408474395181667&bmUID=1169886656655).
Another lead is the Tourney (http://www.bikepartsusa.com/product_info.asp?f_c=Derailleur&cp=2&p=01-102372). It's part number is RD-TY18. Maybe this one falls below that?
It would be great if it were an older high quality part.
Good luck finding what it is.
02-08-07, 08:44 AM
Pictures really help. Roger
"alloy and steel derailleurs (about 105 quality): long cage RD AL11 rear, triple cage front, circa 1980"
(from Google ) - http://search.bikelist.org/getmsg.asp?Filename=classicrendezvous.10201.0605.eml
Otherwise I have no idea.
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