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Front Mech query

gbsahne001gbsahne001 Posts: 1,961
edited November 2012 in The workshop
Silly question but does anyone know what the difference between a triple and double front mech? Will a triple mech work with a double chainset? I'm assuming it just has a bit more travel on the springs and might therefore be a bit bulkier

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  • owenlarsowenlars Posts: 719
    Triples are longer than doubles so a double may not be long enough to guide the chain onto a granny ring whilst a triple mech may well foul the inner ring of a double or compact.

    Google 'difference between triple and double front mechs' and you will see the various types.
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