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PostPosted: Sat Oct 08, 2011 3:58 pm 
Dirt Disciple

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Hi,
the title says it all really. Are there Shimano-compatibles out there instead?
Ta,
snowmole


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PostPosted: Sat Oct 08, 2011 6:24 pm 
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I have some shimano 1050.


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PostPosted: Sat Oct 08, 2011 9:04 pm 
Dirt Disciple

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Thanks, I'll contact you via your website.


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PostPosted: Sat Oct 08, 2011 10:00 pm 
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Got some Dura Ace SIS 6 speed from 1986....


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PostPosted: Sat Oct 08, 2011 10:15 pm 
Dirt Disciple

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Thanks kingofthescratchmonkeys, but I believe that old DuraAce had a different shift ratio to modern Shimano -
ctc[dot]org[dot]uk/DesktopDefault.aspx?TabID=3946#Shimano


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PostPosted: Sun Oct 09, 2011 1:06 am 
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I have some 105 6 speed sis for your delight


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PostPosted: Sun Oct 09, 2011 2:09 am 
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Yup- found the link, but it says the new mechs have a means of using old levers via different cable routing.... guess my old trusties will stay in their box!!


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PostPosted: Wed Oct 12, 2011 9:33 pm 
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I would recommend Tel....reliable chap and his stuff is good...i've loads of things from him and found him honest and decent seller of cycle bits and pieces.


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PostPosted: Thu Oct 13, 2011 8:47 pm 
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Thanks all, Spibblo sorted me out.


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