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Old 02-06-11, 11:02 AM
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Originally Posted by Thasiet View Post

So, until those get RMAed, I'm running full size Tektro V's with the 5700 STI, and indeed the braking is inadequate. What the hell was Co-Motion thinking speccing a fully loaded touring bike this way?
Yeah, they don't work with MTB mechanical discs either - I tried. Bought a set of 5700 shifters but had the MTB BB7's so figured I'd try. Epic fail. Bought road BB7's and life was good. So although they say they pull more cable certainly not enough to use what we all consider MTB mating parts.
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