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Old 08-22-08, 09:11 PM   #1
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crank?

can you just take off the third ring off of a triple and make it a double?
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Old 08-22-08, 09:16 PM   #2
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yes u can. FD adjustments need to be made though
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Yes, but what would you accomplish by doing that?
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dont know, thats his problem
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oh i'm trying to convert to a double, but don't have money to upgrade my crank
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Yeah, just take out the inner ring and tighten up your inner limit screw. Unbolt the cable-clamp screw and tighten up the cable.
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can you just take off the third ring off of a triple and make it a double?
Been there, done that. I have a Bianchi Alloro that I wanted a "compact" double crankset, so I installed an old set of Deore crankarms with 36/50 chainrings. It works fine.
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Unless you have a really cheap crank in which they are permanently attached together.
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