Tough, Aggressive, Light. For updated off road riding. "Shimano SLX" has a high image and covers All-Mountain. Many functions of SLX are different than XT and Deore. SLX Rear Freehubs are designed for lightweight and durability. The micro ratchet freehub mechanism (XTR - Saint - Dura-Ace) offer super quick engagement for added acceleration. Shimano's proven angular contact cup & cone bearing system provides trouble free performance and easy servicing.
Tough and light weight 29er specific 9-speed hubs offer super smooth rolling in all environments
The Freehub body is specifically designed for high-torque, low gear ratio applications for example when using 36T sprocket with 22T chainring
The hub uses angular contact bearings designed to cradle the balls giving both radial and lateral support for superior strength and durability in real world riding conditions; they also offer precision bearing adjustment and easy maintenance
Cone races are ground with Cubic Boron Nitride tool for high precision, durability and smooth rolling
Forged then anodized alloy hub shell for maximum strength and long lasting good looks
Micro ratchet Freehub body design for quick pawl engagement every 11.25 degrees provides quick power transfer
Double contact seals with internal grease sleeve to keep the elements out and the grease in
Comes complete with quick release skewer
Rotor mount: 6-bolt disc
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