Designed for optimum performance on bikes with thru axles, the new Shimano Deore XT M781 rear derailleur is rugged, reliable and lightweight. Incorporating Shimano's compact, low-profile Shadow design and the new Direct Mount system, the XTM781 delivers quick, precise, stable shifts no matter how hard you push it.
Direct Mount system for optimum performance and stability with thru axles
Also compatible with traditional dropouts
Sealed pulley bearings minimize friction for smooth performance
Precise, accurate gear changes up and down the cassette
Shimano's Shadow design keeps derailleur out of harm's way on the trail