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Campy Shift Lever/derailleur compatability

Old 10-12-19, 03:19 AM
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Campy Shift Lever/derailleur compatability

I recently bought a Italian road bike for my son and we now need to swap out the shift levers. I'm a rank beginner when it comes to Campagnolo, so my question is this: will NOS Campagnolo C-Record Synchro 2 Shifters work well with his Chorus front and rear derailleurs? They appear to be from the late 90s. A google search tells me that the last year of C-Record was 1994, so how well will these parts match up and function?
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Old 10-12-19, 04:40 AM
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in friction mode yes
they won't index
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Thanks, Soody.

That's disappointing to hear-- why won't the rear derailleur index?
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Originally Posted by robertmccormack View Post
why won't the rear derailleur index?
Different cable-pull ratios mean the levers won't properly position the derailleur.
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