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Want to upgrade 8 speed campy system to triple crank?(3 posts)

Want to upgrade 8 speed campy system to triple crank?bikewimp
Dec 3, 2002 7:04 PM
Hi

I have ego levers and an eight speed campy set up.

How do I upgrade to a Triple crank setup?

What do I need to upgrade?

Thanks
re: Want to upgrade 8 speed campy system to triple crank?Inhighgear
Dec 3, 2002 7:28 PM
I've asked this question recently for a Campy 9 speed. Go to Branfordbike.com for a wealth of info. I know the 9 speed and probaly your levers will work with the correct cam installed for any of the new triple derailleurs.

The part I don't like (until the new 2003 Chorus triple hits the market) is that you will either need to go Record, Centaur or Triple T to get to a triple RD, Crankset, and BB (not positive about that). The cost can add up quickly.
re: Want to upgrade 8 speed campy system to triple crank?Andy M-S
Dec 3, 2002 7:40 PM
If you have the correct bottom bracket you can pop on a triple crank and triple-compatible front and rear derailers and you should be set. If you need a different BB, it'll run you an additional $25 or so to take care of that.

Your shifters are already triple-compatible.