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Subject: Re: dia compe silver friction shifters with sram apex rear derailleur?
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On Saturday, October 6, 2012 5:50:23 PM UTC-6, andre...@aol.com wrote:
> On Thursday, October 4, 2012 10:24:30 AM UTC-6, andre...@aol.com wrote:
> > read in some places that sram rear derailleurs not always compatible wi=
th the above shifters (old suntour).
> > Doesn't make sense to me, but....
> > anyone knows?
> Rode to day with diacompe shifters and 10 speed cassette and sram apex. S=
hitfted without problems. Sometimes Id had to do do some minor adjustment, =
but the chain would sit square on each gear. I jumped and sprinted several =
times to put pressure on the gears. Just to clarify, Im not some hot shot r=
acer who sprints to stop signs. I just wanted to make sure that the shiftin=
g was accurate.
rode again this weekend, with climbing and downhill. couldn't shift into th=
e lowest gear or the highest one. So, was limited to 8 sprokets. Got home =
and exchange the damned sram derailleur for an acera. Much better. Long liv=
e friction and cheap rear derailleurs.=20