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Old 09-06-17, 10:00 AM
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Originally Posted by DrIsotope View Post
Deore LX would be the rough equivalent of Claris/Sora. Not to be confused with Deore XT, which is like Ultegra level. Almost like Shimano did that to be deliberately difficult.
Because Deore LX is so old, it is hard to say what the modern equivalent is. What I would say to OP is, if it works, keep it. If it doesn't, replace it with the least expensive modern replacement as functionally, something like an 8 speed Acera or Claris will work very well, and it makes no sense to spend big bucks upgrading to 10 or 11 speed as the bike is probably not worth much money.
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