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Old 10-09-11, 04:25 PM
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Due to the slightly narrower spacing, a 7-speed freewheel doesn't take up much more width than a 5-speed, so if the current shifters haven't maxed out their travel, you should be fine. Depending on which rear derailleur if any is fitted, that may have enough travel as well.
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