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    Fargo drivetrain Q's (2 x 10)

    I'm converting my Vaya to 650B wheels so that I can rider wider tires. I'd also like to change the gearing to something more dirt-friendly (currently running 36/46 and 11-34).

    How well does the 2 x 10 on the Fargo 2 work? I would expect that the 39t chainring would get used the most, but there are some climbs where I'd want to use the 2-3 largest cogs with the 26t chainring. How well do the Apex shifters handle the X7 front derailleur and 26/39 chainrings?

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    My 2012 was pretty much perfect. No issues at all. The only drawback is that the SRAM shifter don't have the same "trim" available to the front derailleur as Shimano has. That said, once things were stretched out and broken in, it was great.

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    Re: Fargo drivetrain Q's (2 x 10)

    Quote Originally Posted by axebiker View Post
    My 2012 was pretty much perfect. No issues at all. The only drawback is that the SRAM shifter don't have the same "trim" available to the front derailleur as Shimano has. That said, once things were stretched out and broken in, it was great.
    Are you able to use all the rear cogs with the "large" chainring?
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    Yep...with some rub.

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    Quote Originally Posted by axebiker View Post
    Yep...with some rub.
    That's what I was afraid of.
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    Meh...it's not that bad. It could've been less noticeable had I given adjusting it a little more effort, but it wasn't really in gear combos I used with any regularity.

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    I've got an FSA 24/38 crankset coming, but I'm still on the fence as to SRAM or Shimano shifters. Because I've spent so much time on Campy shifters, I'm leaning towards SRAM (because the brake levers are independent from the shift paddles).
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