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    Shimano 105 5500 replacement

    Alright, so I've got a bent and broken RD that I need to replace. I've looked and got the model, Shimano 105 RD 5500. It's mounted on a 9 spd cassette that is 12/25. But as I'm shopping around online for a new one, I can't seem to find any. But there are a whole bunch of 5501s. Is there a difference between the two? Or will I be able to install a 5501 to replace a 5500? And are there any other models that are compatible, i.e. 5600,5700, etc. Also, should I get a GS or stick to the SS which I have now? Thanks a bunch guys!
    If there is already a thread to this that I couldn't find, could you just link me over to there and I'll apologize for re posting similar problems!
    Last edited by irritainment; 10-06-2012 at 08:48 AM. Reason: Though about other models...

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    'brifter' is a lame word.
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    if you're using a double crank you can use the SS. the GS is the long cage for triple. you can use 5500, 5600, 5501, 5700...doesn't matter at all.
    i work for some bike racers...
    2013 Trek Madone 5.9 w/ '12 SRAM Red
    2010 Cervelo T1 sprint bike
    Ruger 10-22TD
    Smith&Wesson M&P 15-22
    Smith&Wesson M&P 9
    oh, those belong in another forum

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