Shimano set out to bring their pro-proven performance that riders expect from the Dura Ace series to their Ultegra groupset at an affordable price. The Shimano Ultegra FD-R8000-B Front Derailleur features all of the features of the Dura Ace 9100 series with only minimal weight difference. Featuring the new link construction, this front derailleur provides a significantly lighter shift operation that matches the force curve of the hand more naturally, reducing the effort required for a shift. With the new Link construction, the FD-R8000-B allows for more flexible cable routing design, making it easier to set up and maintain than ever. Designed with ease of use in mind, the FD-R8000-B allows for tool-free adjustment and integrated cable tension setting without the need of specialized tools. The FD-R8000 was also redesigned to perform better with disc-specific frames, fitting wider gear pitch without sacrificing shift quality
Claimed weight: 106 grams.
This Ultegra FD-R8000-B Front Derailleur is available in two clamp sizes, either 34.9mm or 31.8mm (with a 28.6mm adapter). If your frame needs a braze-on derailleur, the FD-R8000-F Front Derailleur will be compatible. If you need help deciding what is compatible with your frame, feel free to Contact Us, and we'll be happy to help.