Old 02-22-10, 12:28 AM
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I swapped a standard double for a compact double. All that's needed is the new crankset, assuming you find one that uses the same interface (square taper, ISIS, Octalink, external, etc.). A standard front derailleur can usually be set up to work fine with a compact. Mine has been working for a few years now, and the worst was a dropped chain to let me know I needed to set the limit screw a little tighter.
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