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Old 08-31-08, 08:06 AM   #1
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Shimano Front derailleur & Sram crankset compatibility

Can I use an Ultegra or a 105 Front Derailleur with a Sram Rival OCT compact double road crankset? I'll be using a 2x10 with a 12-27 Shimano rear cassette & Shimano 10 speed chain.
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Old 08-31-08, 04:06 PM   #2
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The SRAM crankset with Shimano FD won't be a problem. Even if the spacing isn't exactly the same between the chainrings on a SRAM vs. Shimano crank, it can't be that different to cause any major issues. SRAM claims they use a proprietary cable pull ratio on their front deraillers so it sounds like you'll need to use Shimano shifters with your your Shimano FD though.
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