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Old 09-08-07, 03:10 PM   #1
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Which part would help inproves shifting the most?

I'm contemplating changing some parts to improve front shifting on my bike. The current combination is Shimano Alivio FR and SRAM SX-5 shifter.

In general, swapping out which part would improve shifting reliability and gives short throw? Both is probably the best answer but I just wonder which one.

Thanks.
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Agreed. After that maybe new nice cables and housing.
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I'm contemplating changing some parts to improve front shifting on my bike. The current combination is Shimano Alivio FR and SRAM SX-5 shifter.

In general, swapping out which part would improve shifting reliability and gives short throw? Both is probably the best answer but I just wonder which one.

Thanks.
I had no complaints with my SRAM X Gen on the Cannondale, and have no complaints currently with my X7 FR w/ X9 shifters. Crisp, clean, short throws, and not the most expensive.
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