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Old 04-27-07, 06:50 PM
Do I use too many commas?
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Originally Posted by BluesDawg
My friction shifters helped immensely with climbing mountains last week. I was able to remove my Campagnolo rear derailleur and replace it with a Shimano MTB rear derailleur which could handle the 34 tooth cog on my Megarange freewheel. Try that with indexed shifters!

I just went from friction shift bar-ends to Sora brifters on my commuter. 11-34T MegaRange 8 speed, DeoreLX rear, Tiagra front, Suntour 28-38-48 crank. Everything functions quite well. So I guess I don't understand your comment about indexing with such a setup.
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