Insane Bicycle Mechanic
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: other Vancouver
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Originally Posted by johnny b good
I'm running a 50-42-30t on my triple cranks, the shifting between these is not smooth, the chain takes a moment to find its place. The 50 and 30t ring are Specialized and the 42 is a Sugino. Can I just rotate the middle ring on the crank to get these in sync or is the Sugino ring not compatible with the Specialized rings ?
They're pretty compatible.
What do you mean "the chain takes a moment to find its place"? What derailleur and shifter do you have, and how well are they adjusted?
FWIW: the previous iteration on my Gold Rush recumbent had Deore LX trigger shifters, a FD-R443 derailleur, and an Ultegra crank with Sugino (24), Shimano (42), and SR (53) chainrings. Despite all this mechanical bastardization, it worked perfectly.
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