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PostPosted: Sat Aug 27, 2011 3:15 pm 
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Hello
according to you what is the best front derailleur with red shifters ?
I already try shimano DA 7800,7900 ,sram red, tiso altore and sereo
best results were with DA 7800 and tiso altore
please mr SRAM put other 'guts' in your left shifter


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PostPosted: Sat Aug 27, 2011 3:48 pm 
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The DA 7800 FD works perfectly fine for me. Haven't tried anything else but then I never felt the need to. Just stick with the 7800 FD.


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PostPosted: Sat Aug 27, 2011 4:07 pm 
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best lightweight or just best shifting performance? I'm curious too as to the best performing light solution.

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PostPosted: Sat Aug 27, 2011 4:10 pm 
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Force works perfectly with my Red shifter.


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I use a shitty old 10 speed Record Ti (Tuned) campag front mech with my red shifters. It weighs about 55g (53?)and works fine. It has a tough job too because the 34 50 combo is hard on front mechs and I demand a fast shift and fair smack it through under pressure when racing.

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PostPosted: Sat Aug 27, 2011 4:24 pm 
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worstshotever wrote:
best lightweight or just best shifting performance? I'm curious too as to the best performing light solution.


best shifting
I tuned tiso altore to 37 gr but it was really too flexible and shifting was not very good
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 27, 2011 6:45 pm 
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ipenguinking wrote:
Force works perfectly with my Red shifter.

I'd second Force.


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PostPosted: Sat Aug 27, 2011 7:00 pm 
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NJBiker72 wrote:
ipenguinking wrote:
Force works perfectly with my Red shifter.

I'd second Force.


Have to third the Force, on my 34-50 the fd has worked perfect for 5500+ miles now.

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PostPosted: Sat Aug 27, 2011 7:13 pm 
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I have a 7900 FD on my Sram Red setup. It works okay, but could be better. I chose it over force specifically due to weight. I may reconsider and try a force FD at some point.


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PostPosted: Sat Aug 27, 2011 7:39 pm 
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Probably because the 7900 fd has a different pull ratio


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PostPosted: Sat Aug 27, 2011 7:52 pm 
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theremery wrote:
I use a shitty old 10 speed Record Ti (Tuned) campag front mech with my red shifters. It weighs about 55g (53?)and works fine. It has a tough job too because the 34 50 combo is hard on front mechs and I demand a fast shift and fair smack it through under pressure when racing.


The same front 10 speed Record front but I use a 53, 39 front chainring set.

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PostPosted: Sat Aug 27, 2011 11:32 pm 
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I am running 7800 as well - it's OK not as good as 7800 with 7800

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PostPosted: Sun Aug 28, 2011 12:02 am 
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For the best mechanical fron shifting you'll definitely want to go with a DA7900 front mech. Then of course you'll want to change to 7900 shifters as well. It's the Click and Clack theory - start with something that works half way (like a SRAM drivetrain) and sooner or later you'll just end up switching it all to something that works better...

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PostPosted: Sun Aug 28, 2011 12:26 am 
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I just switched to a Sram Red Steel cage front derailleur and the shifting is night and day different (better) than the regular Red front.


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Right now I use a Force front mech with my Red shifter. It's nowhere near as nice as 7900 front mech and shifter.


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