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PostPosted: Sun Dec 07, 2008 10:11 pm 
The Guv'nor
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Need a new rear mech for my modern bike. Anybody got a shimano shadow mech. Any good?


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PostPosted: Sun Dec 07, 2008 10:16 pm 
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Should this be in the 'Wanted Forum'?

I'll let you moderate yourself :lol:


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MadCowKev wrote:
Should this be in the 'Wanted Forum'?

I'll let you moderate yourself :lol:


:lol: mutiny!

Was actually asking for opinions rather than the actual item.


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PostPosted: Sun Dec 07, 2008 10:19 pm 
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MadCowKev wrote:
Should this be in the 'Wanted Forum'?

I'll let you moderate yourself :lol:


i took it as meaning he was after opinions not the part
if so yeah they shift well and can still take the odd smack :wink:

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XTR, XT and SLX are the three they make now ?

Any real difference between them other than weight ?

(also interested ....)


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PostPosted: Sun Dec 07, 2008 10:23 pm 
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John wrote:
MadCowKev wrote:
Should this be in the 'Wanted Forum'?

I'll let you moderate yourself :lol:


:lol: mutiny!

Was actually asking for opinions rather than the actual item.


apologies JV. I misread your post. Good job I didn't just delete it!

I haven't used a shadow rear mech so cannot share an opinion. But I've a nice Exage 300LX long cage you can have for cost of postage?


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PostPosted: Sun Dec 07, 2008 10:40 pm 
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MadCowKev wrote:
John wrote:
MadCowKev wrote:
Should this be in the 'Wanted Forum'?

I'll let you moderate yourself :lol:


:lol: mutiny!

Was actually asking for opinions rather than the actual item.


apologies JV. I misread your post. Good job I didn't just delete it!

I haven't used a shadow rear mech so cannot share an opinion. But I've a nice Exage 300LX long cage you can have for cost of postage?


Bostin'

Think 300lx is too god for my rinsin ride.

Actually if this is a for sale post maybe I'll have to move it...


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I've the 2008 XT shadow mech on my alpinestars modern build and it has'nt missed a beat to date. Really smooth and good looking too. The cable route is a bit odd though.


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PostPosted: Sun Dec 07, 2008 11:09 pm 
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Really good , and easy to set up .

I had the XT one . Would deffo buy another one .


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PostPosted: Sun Dec 07, 2008 11:13 pm 
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Got the XT shadow, and it err, just kond of sits there and changes gears really :?

Good thing is the cable routing, and the seperated pivot kind of makes some sense when you look at it. No barrel adjuster, so need the one on shifters.
Some say, its as fragile as a bone china cup. All I know is, it works.


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