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    New question here. How do you set up a 3x shifter for a 2x Crank?

    My guess is to have enough slack in the cable so the first pull from small to medium does nothing and then the next pull goes from medium to big. Is there a way to make a 3x shifter only have 2 shifts?

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    Set it up exactly like you would normally do for a triple crank with the first pull taking you from the small ring to the second ring. Then tighten the H screw in on the front derailleur to the point that it stops the front derailleur from shifting past the second ring.

    With the H screw tightened down like that the shifter won't be able to click into the third position because the derailleur won't let it pull the cable that far

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    No way to remove a shift position.
    I set mine up so that 1 is the small, 2 is the big and 3 is impossible to get to because of the limit on the derailleur.

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    Ok, thanks. I will give that a try tonight.

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