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    New crank day! Put a 105 crank on my 8 speed domane al 2, shifts so much better now!

    It came stock with a cheap vulva aseto crank and it always had trouble shifting between the chain rings....but I got this 105 crank with an ultegra bottom bracket (so i can put a stages power meter on my bike ) and omg it just shifts so silky smooth and works amazing, even though its an 11 speed crank on a 8 speed bike. Apparently it's because even though the chain widths of different speed bikes are different, the actual surface of the rollers stays the same.

    A while ago I test rode a specialized roubiax and it was a tiagra groupset and I was in love with how it shifted and it felt like heaven compared to my claris, but now I daresay that with this new chainset I feel the shifting quality is just as good!

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    'brifter' is a lame word.
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    I work for some bike racers
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    and a bunch of skateboards

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    Oh my, a troll who doesn't know the difference between your and you're. What will they think of next?

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    Quote Originally Posted by factory feel View Post
    Lol sorry, it's "Vuelta Corsa"

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    That's awesome! A nice shifting bike makes all the difference

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