View Single Post
Old 01-12-22, 04:24 PM
  #16  
Andy_K 
Senior Member
 
Andy_K's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Beaverton, OR
Posts: 13,645

Bikes: Yes

Mentioned: 436 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 2550 Post(s)
Liked 1,727 Times in 750 Posts
I've put together a couple of bike with semi-narrow range triples (49-42-32) and Campy NR/SR rear derailleurs (one with each). The chain wrap on a NR rear derailleur being what it is, I had to choose between rather narrow gearing in the rear and having some chain slack with the small-small combination. I went with the latter. The results of accidentally shifting into the big-big combination with a chain that's too short can be catastrophic so I won't do that, but accidentally shifting into the small-small with too much chain slack is usually benign.





__________________
My Bikes
Andy_K is offline  
Likes For Andy_K: