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Old 10-21-13, 09:11 AM
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Originally Posted by Delmarva View Post
How will performance be improved by going to a more expensive 105 derailleur? If there isn't much I don't see an upgrade. Just spending more.
Your response is why I was asking the question. My main reason for thinking an upgrade would be appropriate is the original broke after 16 months of use. The cage broke at the corner where the inner plate and horizontal piece meet in the front. Possibly my bad, but I don't know anything specific I did to cause it. It appears stress from shifting from the big ring to the small ring caused the stress and break. I thought/wondered if a higher quality part would be less susceptible to this happening again.
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