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Compact question

ju5t1nju5t1n Posts: 2,028
edited October 2012 in Road buying advice
Does anyone know whether I can fit a compact without having to buy new gear mechs? Cassette is 13/25, mechs front and rear are Centaur

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  • rc856rc856 Posts: 1,140
    IIRC, it's just a case of adjusting your chain length.
  • ju5t1nju5t1n Posts: 2,028
    Thanks. I’m planning a week in the mountains but don’t want a major upgrade project on my hands
  • ju5t1nju5t1n Posts: 2,028
    I figure that if I get an ultratorque compact then I can just switch the RH crank over
  • rc856rc856 Posts: 1,140
    I have a Centaur UT compact chainset that works find with my Record mechs.
    You used to have to make sure you had a small/medium cage depending on the size of your cassette but I think they might have changed these days as well.

    Why would you only change one side?
  • ju5t1nju5t1n Posts: 2,028
    RC856 wrote:
    I have a Centaur UT compact chainset that works find with my Record mechs.
    You used to have to make sure you had a small/medium cage depending on the size of your cassette but I think they might have changed these days as well.

    Why would you only change one side?
    I only need it for a week, saves a bit of time
  • ju5t1nju5t1n Posts: 2,028
    and the LH crank would be identical
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