Silca 3D-printed titanium derailleur hanger gets more fitment options to work with Shimano, SRAM & Campagnolo Last fall, Silca released their Tour de France Stage-winning hollow 3D-printed titanium derailleur hangers to the general public. But they were mostly limited to riders with Shimano drivetrains or UDH-equipped bikes – seriously limiting on-road applications. Well, Silca listened. And after quickly selling out those initial ti hangers, they are back with universal fits for 9 popular road & gravel bike makers. And the original run are available again too.
Do you think an $85-99 titanium replacement derailleur hanger will improve your bike’s shifting? Silca 3D-printed titanium derailleur hanger fits more bikes
(Photos/Silca) Developed as a project to improve the shifting on WorldTour road bikes… a lighter, stiffer hanger upgrade promising faster, more precise shifts for your road, gravel, and mountain bikes…
Silca claims that “ modern electronic derailleurs shift so fast and with such force that conventional hangers made from low-grade aluminum plates will flex up to 4 degrees during a shift, resulting in less precise, noisier, and slower shifting. Traditional hangers also bend easily, even in minor incidents, resulting in unnecessary bike changes and additional workload for mechanics. “
If you had a Shimano derailleur, these direct mount hangers promised faster, more precise shifting. Silca promised a whopping 8-10x higher stiffness when using the direct mount ti hanger vs. a standard replaceable aluminum hanger and the extra link on the derailleur. On a UDH-compatible bike, they said their hollow 3D-printed titanium hanger was “5-6x […]