SRAM 22 shifter with 1x RD

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WorkonSunday
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by WorkonSunday

hi guys,

Just bought a secondhand bike which comes with full SRAM Force 22 (50/34, 11-28), but most parts are quite worn out. In addition, I have already got a PC1170 11-36 and a Rotor Aldhu with 1x chainring sitting at home. I was wondering if i can just swap the RD to a Force/Rival/Apex 1x then ditch the FD and get going. does that work? (will replace chain too). Cheers, :thumbup:
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Marin
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by Marin

Yes, done it many times.

You can also easily take off the left shift lever by removing a circlip. You can even remove the whole shift mechanism, but that's more involved, so I usually leave it in.

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WorkonSunday
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by WorkonSunday

Marin wrote:
Thu Jan 24, 2019 8:38 am
Yes, done it many times.

You can also easily take off the left shift lever by removing a circlip. You can even remove the whole shift mechanism, but that's more involved, so I usually leave it in.
Thanks! :up:
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