Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: New Rochelle, NY
Bikes: too many bikes from 1967 10s (5x2)Frejus to a Sumitomo Ti/Chorus aluminum 10s (10x2), plus one non-susp mtn bike I use as my commuter
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No it doesn't matter either way, moiunt it the way it works for you. It's normal to mount rear swewers with the lever on the left because it's away from the RD. The left front lever is just to follow suit. Either way it's isolated from wheel rotation because it runs through a non-rotating axle.
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