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  1. #1
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    2x9 drivetrain, help please!

    So I am going 2x9 on the 2006 Kona Coiler that I am building up from the frame, and I would like to know what to do shifter wise. I mean, are there shifters with only 2 positions specifically for this purpose or will a shifter with three positions work and if so how? Thanks!

    By the way, I was thinking X.9 trigger shiters and rear derailleur with a SRAM X.Gen front derailleur, lemme know what you think!

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    I'm not sure if this is the proper way to do it but I just used the limit screw on the front derailer to keep me from shifting into my bash guard.

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    Just set the upper limiter screw on the the front D to prevent it from trying to shift into a ring that is no longer there.
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    What they said about the limiter screw. Also, do not move your derailleur position on the frame. Leave it in the position as if you had 3 rings. It'll look a little goofy with the big gap, but that's where it works best.

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