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Old 02-26-10, 12:05 PM   #1
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Modern Grouppo, Vintage Frame

Hey Guys and Gals,

I'm looking at building up an early 90's frame with a Sram Rival Grouppo, but I'm not 100% on the logistics of it all. The spacing is fine at 130mm and the front derailleur is a clamp-on so there should be no issues with that. Also reagular side-pull calipers should fit no problem. Threaded headset and quill stem is fine. The frame has cable tops on the downtube.

My first concern is the rear derailleur. Will a Sram rear derailleur work with campagnolo drop-outs/derailleur hanger?

My second concern in the bottom bracket. Will a Sram italian threaded external bottom bracket work with the italian bottom bracket on such a bike?

The frame I'm look at is Colnago Olympic Master if that helps.

Thanks!
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Old 02-26-10, 12:11 PM   #2
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Dropouts and hangers will work 100%. Campy derailleurs that most people use on their Colnagos work in the same hangers that people use for SHimano and Sram... and vice-versa.

AFAIK, there is only one size and threading for 'Italian' BBs, so if you have an Italian BB set and your frame has Italian threading, that will also work.
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In short... yes it will.
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