Fibre Lyte Ultra -Lyte gear mech plate

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hillrider
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by hillrider

Im interested in buying an ultra lyte plate for my 7900 rear mech.Its very light at 2g,but im worried about reliability.Anyone use these,and are they durable?? Thanks in advance.

dereksmalls
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by dereksmalls

I don't think you have anything to worry about. I have the 2gm Campag one and it is awesome - no issues at all so go for it

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theremery
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by theremery

They are strong. Don't worry. I have a 1.6g version somewhere.....it's getting marginal......but their normal 2g ones are awesome. Dont take much (if any) off the front cage plate if you are doing a serious custom build.
Updated: Racing again! Thought this was unlikely! Eventually, I may even have a decent race!
Edit: 2015: darn near won the best South Island series (got second in age
-group)..woo hoo Racy Theremery is back!!

mnmasotto
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by mnmasotto

I have three. They are on my Shimano Di2, Campy SR11 and Campy R10. No issues whatsoever. Very reliable and well made.

hillrider
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by hillrider

Thanks everyone for the replys,I just ordered one! :P

jdp211
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by jdp211

Maybe a bit late, but I'll throw in a less than stellar review. I had one of the uber light ones a year or two ago that snapped while I was working on the bike in the stand. Not really sure what went wrong, but it snapped clear in half.

hetchins68
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by hetchins68

Its a good brand, the company owner uses it on his daily bike!
I have Fibre lyte chainring as well, and no problem at all after 3000mls so far! :thumbup:

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