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Triple Cranks to Double: What do I need?(2 posts)

Triple Cranks to Double: What do I need?jds_md
Jan 24, 2002 7:30 PM
I'm thinking of throwing out my flexy Specialized triple crankset for Ultegra doubles. I know I need a new front derailer for this, but do I need to change the cassette and/or rear derailer too? I've noticed that they sell both triple and double setup rear ders. I currently have 105 level shifters and derailers. Thanks!
re: Triple Cranks to Double: What do I need?weiwentg
Jan 24, 2002 9:19 PM
you actually only need change the BB. cassette: definitely not. shifters: no, I ran triple shifters with a double just fine. rear der: no, ditto with the shifters. front der: not really, but my triple front D was VERY hard to tune - I suppose, though, that the fact that it was TIagra had something to do with it. so I got a double.