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  1. #1
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    New question here. Shifter change ???

    If you change your crankset from a 3x10 to a 2x10, do you have to change the shifters from a 3x10 to a 2x10?

  2. #2
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    Nov 2011
    No. Just set the High limit screw on the front derailleur to lock out the 3rd position. Adjust the barrel adjuster until the high position is right, then tighten the H limit screw until it touches the cam. Then back off an eighth turn or so to make sure that the cable and your thumb isn't facing resistance by the limiter when in the H position.

    I simply removed my big ring. I ended up replacing the dront derailleur with a 2-speed because the chain had a tendancy to walk off the outside of the now-big ring when shifting onto it and using a small cog in the rear.

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