After lurking for a couple of years, this is the first time I've posted a question.
I'm just beginning to collect parts to build a light-touring bike. I'm trying to find a good balance between cost/quality.
I was given a NOS Ultegra 6500 (octalink v1) triple crankset and have salvaged a nice 9 speed (11-23) Ultegra cassette from another bike. I've been looking around on ebay for NOS derailleurs and a bottom bracket that would be compatible. Would any 105 and Dura Ace 9 speed/triple derailleurs work with the cranks and cassette I have? And also, would a Dura Ace 118.5mm BB work with these cranks? Sheldon Brown's BB database lists the Ultegra chainline as being 45mm, but the Dura Ace is listed as 47.5.
And of course, any other advice is welcome... I'm completely new to this and am learning as I go along.