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by Steve
8 Jun 2007, 10:02pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: chainset/front mech/1chain compatibility
Replies: 1
Views: 601

chainset/front mech/1chain compatibility

I plan to fit a Stronglight compact chainset to my new bike with an 8 speed chain & cassette. But what front mech can I use? Will a new campag 10 speed front mech work with an 8 speed chain? I will be using Ergo levers. I have been told a 10 speed mech will only work with a 10 speed chain, etc e...
by Steve
27 Apr 2007, 10:33pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Touring mid to eastern Europe
Replies: 4
Views: 1411

Don't follow some daft route, choose your own. It'll be much more rewarding. And don't hang around when you get into Poland, it's very disappointing after Slovakia.
by Steve
27 Apr 2007, 10:28pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: What shifters & transmission?
Replies: 3
Views: 702

What shifters & transmission?

I'm planning to build up a new bike, & will be using an 8 speed shimano cassette, with a double chainset, probably 48-36 x 11-28. What suggestions do you all have for shifters & front mech? I had thought of Campag 10 speed shifters with shimano mechs but reading CJ's bewildering analysis hav...