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    Dram sram x.5 vs shimano xt compatability & durabulity

    I am looking at a mountain that comes with the following components and I have several questions.

    1) I am worry about the sram due to parts availability. It is much easier to find shimano parts.

    2) what shimano parts are compatible with sram x5 ( Cassette, chain, etc )

    3) My understanding is that I will need to change the shifters, front and Front and rear Derailleur to change to shimano.

    4) which is a better set up I am looking at two 29 one shimano the other sram


    Front Derailleur SRAM X.5, 34.9mm
    Rear Derailleur
    SRAM X.5
    SRAM X.5 Trigger, 27-speed
    Sunrace CSM969-AVOS, 11-32T 9-speed


    Front Derailleur Shimano Deore
    Rear Derailleur Shimano XT long cage
    Shifters Shimano Deore Mega-9 Rapid Fire 27 speed trigger shift
    Cassette/Freewheel Shimano HG cassette 9 speed 11-32T

    Last edited by maralv; 02-22-10 at 10:09 AM.

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