HOT: Active* forum members generally gain 5% discount at starbike.com store!
Weight Weenies
* FAQ    * Search    * Trending Topics
* Login   * Register
HOME Listings Articles FAQ Contact About




Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 5 posts ] 
Author Message
PostPosted: Thu May 02, 2013 9:07 pm 
Offline

Joined: Fri Feb 10, 2012 4:27 pm
Posts: 331
I know, I know, calculate derailleur capacity and all that...

but I don't have time to get a new derailleur fitted and tuned before going to the mountains.
has anyone tried pushing their luck with a 12-30 on a sram force short cage derailleur?

how about a 50-34 and a 12-28? that seems to exceed derailleur capacity as well.


Top
 Profile  
 
Posted: Thu May 02, 2013 9:07 pm 


Top
  
 
PostPosted: Thu May 02, 2013 9:16 pm 
Offline

Joined: Mon Nov 01, 2010 3:53 am
Posts: 17
I've gotten a rival short cage to work with my 12-30 Tiagra cassette. Just had to max out the B-Adjustment screw. In the end, I bought a Apex wi-fli RD so I wouldn't have to worry about it.


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Thu May 02, 2013 9:26 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Mon Feb 19, 2007 7:26 am
Posts: 1774
Location: Atlanta, GA, US
12-28 works just fine, I'm using that right now with a compact crank. 12-30 might work, 12-32 does not from my experience.

_________________
My Bikes

My Photoblog


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Thu May 02, 2013 11:06 pm 
Offline

Joined: Tue Nov 11, 2003 9:47 pm
Posts: 1760
Location: Santa Cruz, California, USA
I used 50/34 and an 11-30 cassette with 2012 Red for some climbing races last year.


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Wed May 08, 2013 1:18 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Wed Sep 26, 2007 1:57 pm
Posts: 7367
Location: San Francisco, CA
May need to switch bottom pulley to 10 t, but should work. 32 may enemy work if lucky. Can also replace ramp screw with longer one, which may help. But probably okay. Better with 34-46.

Sent from my ADR6300 using Tapatalk 2

_________________
http://djconnel.blogspot.com/
Fuji SL/1
\


Top
 Profile  
 
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 5 posts ] 


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: AZR3, Baidu [Spider], Bing [Bot], Doolop, goodboyr, gravity, kauphy, kitskar, Starter, Yahoo [Bot] and 42 guests


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  

   Similar Topics   Author   Replies   Views   Last post 
There are no new unread posts for this topic. sram force chainrings

in Road

keithc440

3

281

Tue Sep 02, 2014 4:35 pm

topflightpro View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. SRAM Force BB30 question

in Road

garage0racing

8

642

Thu May 15, 2014 12:07 pm

Rush View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Sram Force hoods - year 2014

in Road

Champ5000

3

397

Mon Oct 20, 2014 11:46 am

Champ5000 View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Attachment(s) Broken right SRAM Force shifter - IS IT REPAREABLE?

[ Go to page: 1, 2 ]

in Road

majklnajt

20

1202

Tue Aug 05, 2014 7:38 am

majklnajt View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Shimano chain compatible with Sram Force sproket ???

in Road

Vince99

4

275

Sun May 04, 2014 6:27 pm

eric View the latest post


It is currently Wed Nov 26, 2014 4:29 am

All times are UTC + 1 hour




Advertising   –  FAQ   –  Contact   –  Convert   –  About

© Weight Weenies 2000-2013
hosted by starbike.com


How to get rid of these ads? Just register!


Powered by phpBB