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Old 05-11-19, 04:45 PM
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Salamandrine 
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Originally Posted by SamSpade1941 View Post
Ok I had a Deore LX 7 / 8 speed front derailleur in my bin and installed it. The cage is too wide , but after squeezing it a little I was able to get good shifting , so I am thinking I will try to do one of two things . Find a 10 speed triple front derailleur or go forth with the Shimano Ultegra FD-6700 idea.
Looking good.

FWIW I really like the Shimano CX70 front derailleurs. I have one on my Mercian with a 50/34 road double, and also on my Riv with a 30/40/50 Sugino triple crank. Works great on both bikes.

I had the Microshift branded version of that FD for a while, and I thought it was kind of mediocre, but it did work. Sometimes parts just don't like each other. The rear mech was much better. Is that a 30/46 chainring setup?
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