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mr_joe0606
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chain set

Postby mr_joe0606 » Thu Jun 20, 2013 21:33 pm

hello i have currently got a full 2013 shimano ultegra groupset but with compact just wondering if i could borrow my mates 105 standard chainset to see how i get on? also 2013 model.

cheers joe

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Re: chain set

Postby elmoreynolds » Thu Jun 20, 2013 22:08 pm

Yup shouldn't see any problems with trying it, 1 or 2 extra teeth shouldn't effect anything really, chain will be tighter but depending on your cassette/current setup, you should be temporarily fine. If you do find the chain to be too tight, then you can add an extra link to suffice the extra teeth thats been added. With regards to the bottom bracket, there shouldn't be a compatability issue as the spindle is still the same size, just remember to clean and regrease it upon installation.

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Re: chain set

Postby Me-109 » Thu Jun 20, 2013 22:08 pm

Why don't you ask him directly?

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Re: chain set

Postby smidsy » Fri Jun 21, 2013 06:35 am

From a compatibility point of view the BB will be fine (straight chainset swap) but you will need to move the FD up the seat tube to account for the bigger ring diameters on the standard double.
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dennisn
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Re: chain set

Postby dennisn » Fri Jun 21, 2013 16:24 pm

Sounds to me like more trouble than it's worth. Am not sure what doing this will tell you or show you.

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Re: chain set

Postby NewTTer » Fri Jun 21, 2013 17:35 pm

dennisn wrote:Sounds to me like more trouble than it's worth. Am not sure what doing this will tell you or show you.

Its a 5 min job to swap them over so not really much trouble, and it will tell him the difference between a standard double and a compact

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Re: chain set

Postby dennisn » Fri Jun 21, 2013 21:47 pm

NewTTer wrote:
dennisn wrote:Sounds to me like more trouble than it's worth. Am not sure what doing this will tell you or show you.

Its a 5 min job to swap them over so not really much trouble, and it will tell him the difference between a standard double and a compact


No problem. But I would question your 5 minute timeline, what with having to re-adjust the front D and all.

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Re: chain set

Postby Yossie » Fri Jun 21, 2013 22:51 pm

As Smidsy said - you'll have to move the FD up the frame to accommodate the difference - two minute job including readjusting the FD but you may then have tyre/rear of FD clearance issues, but have a bash and see what happens: obviously clearances will vary from bike to bike.
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Re: chain set

Postby mr_joe0606 » Sun Jun 23, 2013 07:20 am

cheers guys was just wondering about the BB really. and using the 105 as my mate has it spare before buying a ultegra 1.

thanks guys


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