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    Do they still build them to this standard?

    Opinions on said groupset compared to newer !



    Also 26/36/48 what kinda terrain are these ratios suited to?

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    48/36/26 are still sold sometimes as touring bike cranksets.

    Also older cassettes often had a 12t as the smallest cog. ie 48/12 = 4 the same as 44/11 = 4. Riders were tougher "back in the day" the largest cog was often a 28t.

    Chain rings with 5 bolt holes are not common.
    Last edited by mitzikatzi; 05-02-2013 at 01:26 AM.
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