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Originally Posted by rccardr View Post
I intend to use the existing Shimano 600 components (they are pre-SIS = friction)...Not sure how crisp the shifting will be (I've heard reports at both ends of the spectrum) or whether I'll have to replace the brake pads with Kool Stop Continentals, but should make for an interesting and entertaining foo-foo bike.
Doc, I'm running an 8-speed cassette (12-26) on my Basso Gap with the same 600 shifters and no problems at all. Hitting #9 might be a stretch, though.
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