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Mixed groupsets...(2 posts)

Mixed groupsets...Iwannapodiumgirl
Apr 30, 2003 4:33 AM
I did a search, could not find a thing....

I am thinking of putting straight bars on my commuter (a Giant TCR2). Can I use Shimano mountain bike STI and brake levers (9 speed) with 9 speed Campagnolo?

Thanks in advance
re: Mixed groupsets...Andy M-S
May 1, 2003 8:42 AM
Nope, or maybe...there's a cable pull mismatch between the brifter and the derailer. I use Campy 10-speed brifters on my Shimano 9-speed bike, but I have to do a trick to get the shifting to work, due to the related mismatch.

What you can do is to use Shimano mountain brifters and Shimano derailers with Campy wheels/cassettes--cog spacing is close enough to work very nicely.