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Can I mix and match?

Old 07-31-12, 08:26 AM
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Can I mix and match?

Sram shifters with a Shimano deraileur?

I have a nice Ultegra set up I am really liking, but prefer Sram shifters over Shimano, will they work together?
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SRAM uses 1:1 ratio for it's rear derailleur, Shimano uses a 1:2 ratio. You may be able to use a JTek Shiftmate to make them compatible, a lot of people have great results with them.
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