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Originally Posted by kross57 View Post
i tried the repair but it didn't hold. There is not a lot of aluminum where you need to drill. A better man than I might get it to work, though.

Looking at Shimano replacements, most are limited to a 50-tooth chain ring max. I finally ordered this. Looks correct. I'll find out.


https://www.target.com/p/microshift-...d/-/A-77415282
Should work. It’s hard to mess up a front derailer...Shimano seems to have, however...I have a Microshift on one of my bikes to replace the Tiagra that broke. It works just fine.

Side note: The max chain ring rating is more of a suggestion then an absolute. The Microshift I’m using is being used on a 46 tooth mountain ring. It does very well. I’ve got some front derailers working on 48 tooth rings and 52 tooth rings. No issues anywhere.
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