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PostPosted: Fri Jul 02, 2010 5:35 pm 
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Looking at a SRAM Rival 20 gearset.

Any good?

Shimano equivalent?

Answers (much appreciated) on a postcard to...

30yearsamtb'er.
Or answer here please :)

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Shimano equivalent would be 105, more or less- both are the 3rd from top groupset.........


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PostPosted: Fri Jul 02, 2010 6:11 pm 
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Tnega wrote:
Any good?


K thanks for the reply, back to original question any good?

Strengths/weaknesses?

Any merits from other gruppo's to consider?

mechanicals, price, support, reliability etc?

Peoples personal preferences etc?

Thx again.

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PostPosted: Fri Jul 02, 2010 7:48 pm 
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The external bottom bracket bearings are weak and don't seem to last long.
The double tap shifting takes a little getting used to. Seems solid kit though.


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