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PostPosted: Mon Feb 18, 2013 4:39 am 
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I need a dual-pull top swing clamp-on front derailleur for the M980 DOUBLE crank and I'm a little confused about the options.

Do I need the FD-M980 Top Swing version even though it says 'triple'?
I'm guessing it is the right one because the M980 double crank can be converted to a triple can't it?

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PostPosted: Mon Feb 18, 2013 9:47 am 
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FD-m986 is the one to use

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PostPosted: Tue Feb 26, 2013 6:52 am 
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stevec1975 wrote:
FD-m986 is the one to use


Thank you, appreciated!
Slightly confusing array of options for XTR FDs


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PostPosted: Tue Feb 26, 2013 8:33 am 
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On a side point if yo were using a friction thumb shifter like I do you could use what ever front mech you like. It does make things simpler. However the front sggested will work I believe.

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