Author Topic: Shimergo  (Read 1528 times)

RogerT

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Shimergo
« on: April 17, 2008, 02:08:46 pm »
Any one know if this combination will work..

Campag Veloce 10 speed ergo power levers ( Not QS )
Shimano Tiagra rear mech
Campag record 10 Speed cassette.

The reason I ask is that I currently have a "shimergo" conversion but I have been ofered some very nice Campag equiped wheels. 


Biggsy

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Re: Shimergo
« Reply #1 on: April 17, 2008, 02:23:35 pm »
No, that combo won't index properly without some change or tweak somewhere.

I would get a Campag rear mech (any 10-speed one), but you can look into alternative solutions described here: www.ctc.org.uk/desktopdefault.aspx?tabid=3946
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MercuryKev

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Re: Shimergo
« Reply #2 on: April 17, 2008, 04:09:54 pm »
You can either get a Campag rear mech (cheapest about £20) or use a Shimano 8 or 9 speed cassette (cheapest £15ish).  I suppose it depends on how may gears you want.  Oh, you'll need to think about the chain as well.

Biggsy

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Re: Shimergo
« Reply #3 on: April 17, 2008, 05:23:36 pm »
A Shimano cassette won't go on the wheel (asuming a Campag-compatible hub).  A special alternative Shimano-spaced cassette could, but it wouldn't be better or cheaper than a new mech.
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Hummers

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Re: Shimergo
« Reply #4 on: April 17, 2008, 05:27:22 pm »
Why Shimergo?

Why not Shampagnola?

Hmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm?

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MercuryKev

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Re: Shimergo
« Reply #5 on: April 17, 2008, 07:48:24 pm »
Ahh bigsy, I never even thought about the hub.  You can get shimano compatible hub which fir on campag hubs but they're not cheap.  Therefore, buying a campag rear mech will be the most economical way forward

Re: Shimergo
« Reply #6 on: April 17, 2008, 07:53:46 pm »
If you hubbub the cable on the rear mech it should work.