Shimano Ultegra FD-6500-B/F Front Derailleur

4.67/5 (6 Reviews)
MSRP : $39.99


Product Description

  • Stable Shifting Wide-Link Design


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    User Reviews

    Overall Rating:4
    Value Rating:4
    Submitted by Jason Fearing a Road Racer from Caldwell, NJ, USA

    Date Reviewed: March 6, 2001

    Strengths:    Clean, smooth, shifting action.

    Weaknesses:    Took me a while to tweak the high/low tension

    Bottom Line:   
    It came with the group and works just nicely. I tweaked around with it and the bike shifts accurately and the chain is ready to go the instance I shift.

    Awesome product, and an ease to install and 'tune.'

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    Favorite Ride:   Bloomfield Ave.

    Purchased At:   Pete's Bike Shoppe

    Similar Products Used:   105 FD

    Bike Setup:   Trek Y-77. Ultegra Group. Spinergy wheelset.


    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by Patrick Moran a Road Racer from Takoma Park, Maryland, USA

    Date Reviewed: May 30, 2000

    Strengths:    Dependable and predictable shifting.


    Weaknesses:    No problems after six months with no adjustments.

    Bottom Line:   
    Works great. No problems whatsoever.

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    Favorite Ride:   any and all

    Similar Products Used:   LX MTB

    Bike Setup:   Schwinn Peloton


    Overall Rating:4
    Value Rating:4
    Submitted by Mike Harris a Recreational Rider from TX

    Date Reviewed: May 15, 2000

    Strengths:    Shifts the chain from one ring to another. Good integration with the overall Ultegra 9sp system.

    Weaknesses:    Not a nice looking as DuraAce or Campy Record, but a whole lot cheeper.

    Bottom Line:   
    Good value for flawless front shifting. On a side note, my front shifter has worked fine, but the rear Ultegra shifter has crapped out after 6k miles.

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    Favorite Ride:   Some where with friends

    Similar Products Used:   SunTour

    Bike Setup:   Stock Cannondale R1000


    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by D.L.O. a Road Racer from S of Durango,CO USA

    Date Reviewed: May 1, 2000

    Strengths:    Accurate,flawless shifting.
    Cheaper than a Dura Ace and works the same.


    Weaknesses:    Weaknesses?!!
    This is Ultegra we're talking here...


    Bottom Line:   
    Set up and forget is what this component is
    all about.Shifts quick and flawless.If it's like
    the 8spd version,it will last forever.

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    Favorite Ride:   Molas pass and Down to Silverton,CO

    Similar Products Used:   None

    Bike Setup:   Cannondale CAAD3,Ultegra components,Spinergy wheels.


    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by Steve a Road Racer from Ringwood, NJ

    Date Reviewed: April 29, 2000

    Strengths:    Smooth feel, flawless performance

    Weaknesses:    None

    Bottom Line:   
    Works great, no complaints. Smooth operation with no hesitation or noise. Easy to setup and adjust, also.

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    Favorite Ride:   Skyline Drive

    Similar Products Used:   None

    Bike Setup:   Lemond Zurich, stock



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