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 Post subject: Light (road?) front mech
PostPosted: Sat Apr 27, 2013 6:54 am 
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Any recommendations for light front mech in this setup:

frame wilier 101xn, bottom pull, 34.9
Sram x-0 10 speed shifter
Raceface Next 38-26 crankset.

Anybody tried this setup with road front mech (sram force/red?)

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PostPosted: Sat Apr 27, 2013 10:06 am 
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Don't go titanium caged model of red. They are too soft and won't shift well. I'm running a Dura Ace 7900 front mech on mine, combined with twisters and I did it on both a Lightning crankset and now on a XX. No problems at all and the shifting is perfect.


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Sounds like a plan..Do you think it would work ok with a trigger shifters?

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Yup. Afaik, front mechs can be used independently between brands and models (excluding electronic groupsets).


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