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    Big Dummy Build Questions

    I'm planning on buying a Big Dummy frame and building it up. As I start to compile parts I had a few questions on compatibility.

    In an older post I saw a reference to Shimano Shadow derailleurs not working. Is that still the case? Was planning on buying a Deore or SLX groupset.

    Also, any idea if stock Shimano hydraulic brakes have a long enough rear brake line? I've had to shorten them substantially for my mountain bikes, but not sure if they're long enough for the Big Dummy.

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    I know you can buy a Shimano brake hose in 1700mm, which is about 5 and a half feet. Not sure if that works on a Dummy or not. Never tried to buy Shimano hose in bulk.
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    You could check in the Tandem forum regarding the rear brake line.

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    Stock shimano rear hydraulic breaks 1700mm fit on Dummy.
    I have LX Group set and it work Great.

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