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avalonianavalonian Posts: 5
Hi
Probably asked before but I can't find it
I have Shimano 105 3x8 derailier can I use Campagnolo shifters ?
Thanks
Avalonian

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  • arlowoodarlowood Posts: 2,460
    edited 26 July
    Short answer - no

    I stand to be corrected but I think the only cross compatibility is with 11 speed cassettes where the spacing in such that you can run a Shimano 11 speed cassette with a Campagnolo 11 speed shifter and vice versa

    Edit:- Just remembered that you can buy a ShiftMate which will allow mixing of components but not sure how efficient they are.

    https://www.sjscycles.co.uk/cables/jtek-shiftmate-1/

    Link above is to the ShiftMate 1 but I think there are multiple options for different scenarios
  • avalonianavalonian Posts: 5
    Thanks
  • veronese68veronese68 Posts: 22,958 Lives Here
    If you can find any I believe Sachs New Success shifters are the same as Campagnolo 8 speed but with a pull ratio that matches Shimano. Sachs developed them along with Campagnolo but were then bought out by SRAM so that was their last groupset.
  • avalonianavalonian Posts: 5
    Thanks, now looking for Shimano shifters.
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