Go Back  Bike Forums > Bike Forums > Bicycle Mechanics
Reload this Page >

Can I replace APEX front derailler with Shimano?

Bicycle Mechanics Broken bottom bracket? Tacoed wheel? If you're having problems with your bicycle, or just need help fixing a flat, drop in here for the latest on bicycle mechanics & bicycle maintenance.

Can I replace APEX front derailler with Shimano?

Old 08-03-12, 05:51 AM
Senior Member
Thread Starter
Join Date: Nov 2010
Posts: 1,365
Liked 125 Times in 58 Posts
Can I replace APEX front derailler with Shimano?

Sorry - searched, couldn't find the answer.

Wife's bike has Apex shifters, front and rear deraillers -- front just isn't working well. Will a shimano FD work with APEX shifters?

billyymc is offline  
Old 08-03-12, 08:35 AM
Senior Member
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Durham, NC
Posts: 100

Bikes: All-City Mr. Pink, Kona Jake CX, Niner ROS9

Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Yes. The ratios are the same for the front for both Shimano and SRAM. So you can definitely do it. I ran an Ultegra front derailleur with Apex shifters for about 6 months, no problems. If you don't want to go with an Ultegra, you could also use 105 or Tiagra.
SER71 is offline  
Related Topics
Thread Starter
Last Post
Bicycle Mechanics
04-07-17 09:48 AM
Road Cycling
07-31-12 09:08 AM
Bicycle Mechanics
10-20-11 01:14 AM
Bicycle Mechanics
10-24-10 02:46 PM
Bicycle Mechanics
09-18-10 04:22 AM

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Your Privacy Choices -

Copyright © 2024 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.