Saiguan HG-08

Saiguan HG-08 derailleur main image

You could not construct this derailleur more cheaply if you tried - but the underlying design is a Shimano Deore XT, with two sprung pivots, slant parallelogram and adjustment screws at the back.

See also the Falcon Dynamax 10.

  • Derailleur brands: Saiguan
  • Country: China
  • Date of introduction: 2003?
  • Date of this example: 2006?
  • Model no.: HG-08
  • Weight: 307g including hanger plate
  • Maximum cog: 32 teeth?
  • Total capacity: 36 teeth
  • Pulley centre to centre: 85mm
  • Index compatibility: 7 speed?
  • Chain width: 3/32”
  • Logic: top normal
  • B pivot: sprung
  • P pivot: sprung
  • Materials: mainly steel with a plastic front knuckle.