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Old 04-27-07, 06:57 PM
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BluesDawg
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Originally Posted by WillisB
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.
You missed the part where I went from Campy to Shimano derailleurs with no compatibility problems.
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Old 04-28-07, 01:45 AM
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Originally Posted by BluesDawg
It's not the age of that bike that makes it a 40 lb. piece of crap, it's the 40 lb. piece of crapidness of it. New 40 lb. piece of crap bikes are just as bad as old ones.
Thats why I have relatively light bikes.
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Old 04-28-07, 05:30 AM
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Originally Posted by BluesDawg
You missed the part where I went from Campy to Shimano derailleurs with no compatibility problems.
So I'm a little stupid and slow at times. It comes with hair loss.
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