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    8 to 9spdconversion

    Iam thinking about converting my 8spd santana with bar cons to 9 spd with brifters would I need to change the rear derailleur also .??

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    Short answer: No*

    *Long answer: No; all 6, 7, 8, 9, and 10-speed Shimano rear derailleurs are interchangable (except pre-9-speed/1997 Dura Ace).

    http://sheldonbrown.com/dura-ace.html#myths

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