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    Salsa Chili Con Crosso

    On the 2009 frame should there be a flat crimped area where the front derailleur would rest?

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    on other brands of frames there can be a crimp or dent for the cage. is this crimp in the way of the clamp?

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    The flat crimp is about 3.5 inches long that would obstruct the clamp. I've never seen this on a frame. Goes in about 1/2 inch.

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    Yes...

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    what size chainrings are you running? the 'dent' in the frame should be below where the clamp would be on a standard top clamp-low swing frt derailleur.
    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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