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    10-speed crank and 11 speed drive train

    Will a 10-speed campy crank work with the campy 11 speed drive train?
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    Close enough.

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    So a 11 speed chain won't be too narrow for the chainring teeth?
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    Many people have reported success with using 10 speed cranks with the 11 speed chain. I've done it with a Campy 10 crank. FWIW, the teeth of the 11 speed rings are only .1mm or .004 inch thinner. That's about the thickness of a sheet of paper.

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    the steel chain will wear the faces of the aluminum chainring a little .. till there is plenty of clearance..

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    thanks, you guys are a wealth of knowledge.
    I don't do vintage, I bought them new, rode them, kept them. Now they are just old bikes
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