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 Post subject: Campy with XTR
PostPosted: Sun Oct 07, 2012 5:28 am 
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Putting together a cross bike with a Chorus 11 group. Gotta figure out a brake and crank to use with (only have road brakes and standard cranks). Was thinking about using XTR V-Brakes with this setup and was wondering if there was any feedback or guidance as to how I could make this work. As far as a crankset, any 11-speed cross chainrings?


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 Post subject: Re: Campy with XTR
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Mini-Vs are more suited for the cable pull in road levers.


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 Post subject: Re: Campy with XTR
PostPosted: Sun Oct 07, 2012 5:13 pm 
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Does anyone have input on the Campy cyclocross brakes? Any good?

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 Post subject: Re: Campy with XTR
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You'd need to use some sort of travel adjuster to use MTB vees with road levers which kinda makes it pointless. If looking at mini-vees, try TRP8.4s as the cable pull is optimised for Campagnolo and SRAM road levers - one of the most powerful rim brakes out there and very easy to set up.

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 Post subject: Re: Campy with XTR
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Hello,
I ran XTR V-brakes on my cross bikes for last couple of years with Campag levers and a problem solver
http://problemsolversbike.com/products/travel_agents

Worked really well, lots of power, much better than Canti's and more mud clearance than Mini-V's

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