Go Back  Bike Forums > Bike Forums > Mountain Biking
Reload this Page >

Looking for a front derailer

Notices
Mountain Biking Mountain biking is one of the fastest growing sports in the world. Check out this forum to discuss the latest tips, tricks, gear and equipment in the world of mountain biking.

Looking for a front derailer

Old 04-06-21, 08:02 PM
  #1  
ZWoll
Newbie
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Apr 2021
Posts: 1
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Looking for a front derailer

I have a 2008 specialized enduro comp sl and the front derailer is missing.

I bought the bike used and the guy said it was broken so he removed it.

The original one is the shimano m581 lx. I tried looking around but I canít find anywheres to buy it.

I am am wondering if there would be a similar one of the same quality that I could get instead or maybe I could update my whole drive train to a 1x12. I think at the moment I have a 2x7(would have to double check, might be a 2x9) but since the front derailer is missing you have to manually switch the front gear if you want a different adjustment.

Would there be an advantage of going to a 1x12 and would it even work for the setup I have.

My setup
-2008 specialized enduro comp sl.
(wouldíve posted a link but I have less then 10 posts. But I quick google search of this should get you there in a minute)

This is the bike I have. The only difference is my front suspension is the Marzochi bomber 66VF and I have a new set of hydraulic brakes.
ZWoll is offline  
Old 04-06-21, 10:00 PM
  #2  
2cam16
Senior Member
 
2cam16's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2016
Location: San Mateo,Ca.
Posts: 3,969

Bikes: TRIMMED DOWN THE HERD

Mentioned: 44 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 973 Post(s)
Liked 614 Times in 428 Posts
I did a quick search for fd-m581 and there are a few on EBay.
2cam16 is offline  

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information -

Copyright © 2021 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.