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Old 10-20-10, 08:38 PM   #1
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will this derailleur work?

i have a 10 speed road bike(5 speed cluster in the rear). it has friction down tube shifters. will this work?
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...=STRK:MEWAX:IT
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i have a 10 speed road bike(5 speed cluster in the rear). it has friction down tube shifters. will this work?
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...=STRK:MEWAX:IT
Yes. The only slight hitch will be the chain width. If you have an older "5-speed" chain, it might be too wide to fit through that derailleur's cage. Newer "5-speed" chains are interchangeable with 7- and 8-speed chains and thus will not be a problem.
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i just bought a new chain from the LBS today. so i guess i'm ok. thanks
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