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Front Derailleur replacement [Beginner]

mulkogimulkogi Posts: 3
edited April 2018 in MTB buying advice
I just bought my first bike after elementary shcool lol. I currently have a Shimano Tourney TY510, Top Swing, Dual Pull, 31.8mm Clamp Diameter as the front derailleur. I think it needs to be replaced. Any recommendations on an upgrade from that derailleur without breaking the bank account? The bike is a second hand Diamndback Trace with 3x7 shifter config. Got a pretty good deal and the bike looked brand new when i got it, it just needed some adjustments. I just need something more reliable and sturdier. Maybe later i'll buy a better bike but for now this is all i need. Thanks this is my first post in the forum!


  • The RookieThe Rookie Posts: 27,795
    Alivio is the most cost effective, but personally I’d check eBay etc for someone local selling one that matches what you needed.
    Current steed - Whyte T129, 2013 frame, mongrel Revelations, Giant dropper, Stans S1 wheelset. 12, Magura Trail Sport brakes, 1x11. 12.8Kg
  • mulkogimulkogi Posts: 3
    Thanks for the recommendation. i have Altus for my rear derailleur. Anyone has info on the front Altus derailleur?
  • mattyfezmattyfez Posts: 638
    Alivio and altus are pretty similar. I'd just get either that fit the bike.
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