Shimano Deore FD-M618 2-/10-speed Front Derailleur - black-silver/direct mount / down-swing / top-pull

Shimano Deore FD-M618 2-/10-speed Front Derailleur

Item number: 44009

The Deore front derailleur FD-M618 by Shimano - 14 tooth capacity


Shimano has launched the FD-M618 Deore front derailleur specifically for use with 2x10-speed FC-M617 and FC-M677 cranks, which have a 22-36 T gradation. It is a model with traditional design (top-swing or down-swing) and classic pull from above (top-pull), from below (down-pull) or from both directions (dual-pull). All mounting options from clamp to direct mount to bottom bracket are available. Dyna-Sys technology ensures seamless shifting and efficient progress.

Specifications:

Series:
Deore M610
Application:
All Mountain, Cross Country
Gearing:
2x (combined w/ 10-speed)
Chainstay Angle:
66-69°
Chainline:
48.8 mm
Chainring Size (max.):
36-38 teeth
Capacity:
14-tooth
Cable Routing:
top-pull, down-pull, dual-pull
Movement:
top-swing, down-swing
Mount:
high clamp, low clamp, E-type* (bottom bracket mount, low-direct), direct mount (high-direct)
Clamp Diameter:
34.9 mm w/ adapter 31.8 mm / 28.6 mm
Compatibility:
HG-X 10-speed chains

Frames must be made for E-type mounts, retrofitting an E-type retaining plate is not possible.

Technical Information:

Outer Body Material:
aluminium (FD-M618-H, FD-M618-D), steel (FD-M618-L, FD-M618-E)
Inner Body Material:
Aluminium
Cage Material:
steel

Compatibility:

MTB 2x10-speed:
Shifter:
SL-M7000, SL-M6000, SL-M5100, SL-M610
Crank:
  • 24-38 T: FC-M627, FC-M617
  • 22-36 T: FC-M627, FC-M627-B*, FC-M617, FC-M617-B2*
Chain:
CN-HG95, CN-HG54

* e-Type and Direct Mount only

Features:

  • conventional front derailleur
  • improved shifting stability
  • reliable shifting at the front in different terrains
  • more traction for bikes with long travel without chafing the chain
  • " Rider Tuned" : wider and more robust ratio gradation
  • flat front derailleur plate suitable for wide gear steps
  • quiet operation without chain rubbing noises
  • compatible with traditional mounting options
  • 2 or 8 joint bushings depending on version
  • painted parallelogram, bead blasted cage plates
  • E-type and direct mount versions compatible with B cranks with 3 mm outer chainline

Technology:

Dyna-Sys
Dyna-Sys is the name of the 10-speed shifting system for MTBs from Shimano. It works with closer gear ratios that enable smooth and efficient shifting. Optimised gear combinations maximise propulsion and extend the life of the cassette, chain and chainring.

Manufacturer Numbers:

high clamp / down-swing / dual-pull:
I-FDM618HX6
low clamp / top-swing / down-pull:
I-FDM618LX6
direct mount / down-swing / dual-pull:
I-FDM618D6
E-type / top-swing / down-pull:
I-FDM618E6X
high clamp / down-swing / top-pull:
I-FDM618HTX6
direct mount / down-swing / top-pull:
I-FDM618DT6

Contents:

  • 1 x Shimano Deore FD-M618 front derailleur
  • 1 x 28.6 mm adapter (only clamp model)
  • 1 x 31.8 mm adapter (only clamp model)


  • 100 day return period
  • Online since 1998
  • Trusted Shop 4.85 / 5.00

Models:

  • black-silver/low clamp / top-swing / down-pull, sold out
    22.50€
  • black-silver/direct mount / down-swing / top-pull, in stock
    23.36€

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