Old 10-18-13, 08:43 AM
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Road FD and brifters were designed to go together . MTB FD, not.

There are arguments , here, between those that think they can be used OK and others that hate it.

the 3 ka-thunk shifts of Shimano's FD-brifter rely on cage shape after the shift in front,

for all the subsequent rear shifts ... If you tweak the adjustments well

it will only start scraping at the cage edges where you get into the cross-chain no-no combinations.
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