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    Any one running Endorphins drivetrain in 3x mode

    I've seen a couple of 1x and 2x set ups listed here, but not noticed anyone running 3x drivetrains. Is it even possible on the new Endorphins?

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    sure it's possible, i just don't believe in front derailleurs...and with 2x drive trains, the 3x has become irrelevant unless your swapping parts from another bike.

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    Yeah unless you are using it to road ride I don't see why a big ring is necessary. Even most roadies only use 2 rings in front these days.

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    Ill probably run 2+ bashguard but Im trying to figure out whether a 10spd FD and a 9spd FD have the same cable pull, otherwise I may have to get new shifters as well as new cranks & FD.

    Problem:I havent seen a "3x" E2 type FD hence my question to try to check whether anyone else has successfully mounted a 3x FD on a new Endo...

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    So you're 9 speed now and are thinking 10? You don't need new cranks. Unless the gearing is wrong you don't need new chain rings. Just shifters and chain and front dérailleur. I have 2 brand new SRAM 2x10 chainrings I don't need as I have a bling ring 1x10 if you are interested.

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    You can remove the bottom bracket mounting plate from a standard E-type FD, and bolt the FD to the new Endorphin's frame. I did this with a 3x9 speed xt E-type for my build and it works great.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bucko73 View Post
    You can remove the bottom bracket mounting plate from a standard E-type FD, and bolt the FD to the new Endorphin's frame. I did this with a 3x9 speed xt E-type for my build and it works great.
    Thats really useful to know...thanks

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