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Components compatible?Steve61
May 7, 2003 4:41 AM
Mechanics,

Will a Shimano XT rapidfire 8-speed shifter be compatible with a typical 8-speed shimano road set up of Ultegra crank, front and rear durailer and hyperglide cassette/chain?
I'm putting a MTB flat bar on my road bike to make a high performance hybrid. Can I get away with not having to purchase XT drivetrain? Thanks!

Steve
YesMR_GRUMPY
May 7, 2003 7:00 AM
It will work with any 8-speed Shimano system except 8-speed Dura Ace rear changer.