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Old 06-12-19, 09:44 AM
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Originally Posted by cyccommute View Post
They have for about 20,000 miles on one bike and about 12,000 miles on another. The key is to pick the proper front derailer. Don't choose one of the fancy expensive Shimano ones. Choose one of the lower end Shimano derailers. They can handle a wider range of gears on the cassette and they work better. The expensive ones are just too clever for their own good.
Interesting point. My bike has Sora FD, and it works well.
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