Join Date: Jul 2000
Bikes: 1959 Capo; 1980 Peugeot PKN-10; 1981 Bianchi; 1988 Schwinn KOM-10;
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Originally Posted by juicemouse
Bull. 8-speed is around 2.8mm per shift and 9-speed is around 2.5mm per shift. And I'm not familiar with those Dura-Ace barcons, but that supposed 8/9-speed compatibility is not common to all 8-speed or 9-speed shifters.
... unless one builds a narrow 8-speed on a 9-speed body, per Sheldon's website.
Just leave it in friction mode and enjoy the ride.
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Capo [dschaw'-poe]: 1959 Modell Campagnolo, S/N 40324; 1960 Sieger, S/N 42624
Peugeot: 1970 UO-8, S/N 0010468
Bianchi: 1981 Campione d'Italia, S/N 1.M9914
Schwinn: 1988 Project KOM-10, S/N F804069