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PostPosted: Mon May 30, 2011 11:04 pm 
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After some info from those in the know,been looking into tuning my rear Ultegra road mech,found some carbon cages from Fibre-Lyte,they do an ultra lightweight cage weighing in at 2gr but how safe are these for everyday riding?

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I used carbon cages for every day riding with no problems.

But being a road ride i wouldn't think it would like to come in contact with the road or kerb if you came off.


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PostPosted: Tue May 31, 2011 9:25 am 
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Fibre-Lyte have been making them for years and make chainrings from the same stuff. Don't they have 2 flavours though? Light and ultra light. I'd do your sums though and see how much you are saving and spending versus buying a dura ace mech. There is also a seller on ebay who does both mech plates.


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ive searched for that seller but cannot find him/her can you post a link up please?


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Check this item : 150518802641 and then the seller :D

WD :D


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thats the chap :D


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Thanks for the info,had a look but unforunately he only does the top rank stuff XTR & DA and not for us lesser mortals running 6600 :(


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I'd pm him, its possible the plates are interchangeable :idea:


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I have,i asked if he did Ultegra stuff,he didnt mention about interchangable bits,dont want to order if they dont fit properly,better get the dremel out i suppose :P

Have ordered the outer from Fibre-Lyte now,wouldve liked an inner but hey ho


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