Yeah, thanks for the above comments. Does anyone think I made a bit of a risk by getting a FD designed for 26/36/46 and use it with a 24/34/42 crankset instead? I figured 46 maybe is the closest I could get to 42 if I couldn't find a 42 of a same quality level.
I do know however that it's a triple, made for a mountain bike shifter (cable pull), 31.8mm for my Nashbar frame and is bottom pull.
Also, does anyone think that if I bought a FD intended for a 7 speed cassette that there would be any chance of an 8 speed chain rubbing against the sides with an 8 speed cassette. My thinking is that an 8 speed cassette would make the chain go at wider angles hence the possibility the chain might rub against the front derailleur. I took the chance partly because I know a 7 and 8 speed chain are the same width.
Last edited by hybridbkrdr; 09-10-11 at 10:05 PM.