Can you mate Campy ergo shifters with shimano?

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  1. Moser

    Moser New Member

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    I like the feel of the ergo levers, but don't want to change my drive train. Is it possible? Anyone attempted this?
     
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  2. mjw_byrne

    mjw_byrne New Member

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    With the front (left) shifter, it should be OK, as Campy front shifters are more or less friction shifters. With the rear - maybe. Depending what Shimano kit you have, the spacing of the cogs will be more or less similar to the Campy spacing. You might find the indexing is a little fussy. Also, I dunno if this works better with a Campy or Shimano rear mech.
     
  3. boudreaux

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    With either 9 or 10 speed drivetrains,the cog spacing is close enough that it works either way.You can also use a campy 10 shifter on an otherwise shimano 9 setup by using an alternate cable mount at the rear drailer. You can also use campy shifters/RD and aftermarket cassettes with campy spacing on a shimano hub.Lots of possibilities,depending on EXACTLY what you have.
     
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    boudreaux New Member

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    you actually don't know.
     
  5. chrome frame

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    Yes, that is what he said. Why repeat that he doesn't know?
     
  6. IanD

    IanD New Member

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    Moser,

    I'm currently using '03 Campy Record 10sp ErgoPower levers, Campy 10sp FD double, Campy 10sp RD long cage mated to an Ultegra cassette 9spd 12-27 and Dura-Ace 9spd chain and have not any problems so far after 300 miles.

    Regards,

    Ian
     
  7. BaCardi

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    Boudreaux is just trolling for something to pick his nose at. Don't listen to his BS.
     
  8. chrome frame

    chrome frame New Member

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    I understand. I've only been hanging out here for about 3 months or so but I see a lot of his posts. A great deal of them say nothing at all and do not help. They are just plain rude. He seems like he knows quite a bit and can be helpful but who wants help from someone that acts like an ass and treats many people poorly. We should start a thread for people to tell him what they think of his 'help'.
     
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