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by marcinski
Fri Jan 17, 2020 8:20 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Wide Range Gearing Question
Replies: 26
Views: 672

Re: Wide Range Gearing Question

Chicken Legs wrote:
Fri Jan 17, 2020 5:26 pm


Shimano SLX M7025 Front Derailleur

£21 from Wiggle
Thanks, does it shift fine? Officially MTB FD and road shifter don't play well together.
I still think Shimano missed the ball with grx, they should have just made it compatible with MTB derailleurs from the start...
by marcinski
Fri Jan 17, 2020 1:00 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Wide Range Gearing Question
Replies: 26
Views: 672

Re: Wide Range Gearing Question

Chicken Legs wrote:
Thu Jan 16, 2020 11:43 am
I have got this Shimano set up on my Salsa ;

GRX 11 speed shifters

GRX812 Long cage derailleur

XT M8000 42 x 11 Cassette

XT M8000 Crankset 36/26t - 2 x 11
Interesting, what FD do you use with this?
by marcinski
Fri Jan 10, 2020 10:54 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: jones bars not working...........again
Replies: 48
Views: 1174

Re: jones bars not working...........again

I found that Jones-like bars work for me best when about level with the saddle. I have them set up like that on one bike (Gryphon) which is perfect for me. However when I grafted them on Ritchey Commando with much shorter stack - it didn't work well at all. Geoff bars went back to Gryphon and I fitt...
by marcinski
Fri Jun 28, 2019 2:43 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Custom Frame Bag
Replies: 17
Views: 1419

Re: Custom Frame Bag

My friend makes Triglav bags: https://www.instagram.com/triglavbikepacking/
If you are not in hurry, can heartily recommend it. Great quality and attention to details.

Although, the owner being my friend, take my recommendation with appropriate dose of skepticism.
Marcin
by marcinski
Fri Jun 28, 2019 2:36 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Your bike collection
Replies: 76
Views: 4473

Re: Your bike collection

I'll play too. Currently at 3: 1. old early 90's VSF Fahrradmanufaktur which I had converted to 26'' wheels with custom low trail fork for grocery-getting and child carrying duty. Also sees occasional easy bike tour with the wife. 2. Singular Gryphon with PX Geoff bar, probably my favourite. Getting...