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Suntour Mountech Front Derraileur suitable replacement?

Old 04-16-15, 03:27 PM
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Suntour Mountech Front Derraileur suitable replacement?

Hi, I've got a Suntour Mountech FD on a 1983 Diamond Back Ridge Runner frame. Needs replacement, getting too loose at a pivot point to shift properly.

I attempted to replace it with a cheap-o Shimano Alivio mtb FD but realized that it lacked the range - the Suntour Mountech is designed to bring the chain much closer to the seat tube, and hence the smallest front chainring on this bike.

Can anyone suggest a decent replacement for this derraileur? In particular, one which I might be able to find in Spain?


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