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    Sram shifters with shimano front derailleur?

    Hey guys,

    Just wondering if this der. http://cgi.ebay.ca/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?...=STRK:MEWAX:IT

    will work with these shifters? http://cgi.ebay.ca/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?...=STRK:MEWAX:IT

    I've read that they do but I'm not 100% sure. and dont want to buy it and have it not work. Thanks and sorry for flooding the forum with questions

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    My guess would be that front derailleur and shifter mixing is ok BUT I'll let the expert confirm this;

    If I'm right only the rear derailleur have to be matched with the same brand shifter, as the cable pull ratio between sram and shimano is different.
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    Front mechs are fine, go for it.

    But don't mix brands with the rear mech, terrible things will happen!

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    Yes, they will work quite well together.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Argus View Post
    My guess would be that front derailleur and shifter mixing is ok BUT I'll let the expert confirm this;

    If I'm right only the rear derailleur have to be matched with the same brand shifter, as the cable pull ratio between sram and shimano is different.
    This is correct. Shimano front derailers can be used with Sram shifters.

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    okay thanks. I called the idiots at sram and shimano and neither of them knew they both told me to call the other brand :bumpshead: okay thanks a lot for letting me know guys this will help a lot

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