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Old 01-17-20, 02:22 PM
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Originally Posted by chadtrent View Post
I have a Tricross Sport (https://www.specialized.com/us/en/tr...t-disc/p/49858). It has 9 speed Sora on it. The cassette is a 11-30. I have been using it for gravel and there are times I have found myself wanting a lower gear. I'd like to go with a 11-34 or even a 11-40 but the derailleur says it has a maximum of 11-32. I don't mind changing out the derailleur for something different so long as it will work with my shifters. Any recommendations?
You can go to an older deore 8 or 9 speed derailleur for the 34. You'll need a wolf's tooth to get up to the 40.
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