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Old 10-07-10, 06:50 AM   #1
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Shimano L-422 Shift Levers and 7 Speed

Hello, I have a quick question. Ive got a Trek 400 that has the shimano L-422 shift levers and a Shimano L-525GS rear derraileur. Will I have any problems putting a 7 speed Shimano HG50 on this bike? Rear spacing is 126mm. I dont really understand the l-422 levers. They click but dont exactly feel like index.

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L422 down tube and stem shifters are NOT SIS index. They are simply ratcheting friction shifters. They will function fine, as friction shifters.
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