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10 speed Shimano MTB & Road are not compatible. You can however get around this by using a 9 speed shimano MTB derailleurs and SRAM cassettes to get a bigger gear range on a Shimano Road groupset.
Surprisingly small changes can make a big difference in your comfort on a bike. If your frame is only an inch or so too small you can probably make it fit – or at least significantly improve the fit. I know this from long experience being too tall for common off-the-shelf bikes and too poor to get a custom frame built. You're getting some good advice, and ...
The answer is do your research before buying. Now you're throwing good money after bad trying to fix a problem that you should have detected before buying the bike. I suggest selling it, and buy a suitable bike. But, as a tall and leggy guy I know how hard it is to find stuff that fits. I routinely bent seatposts and have cracked a frame by having the ...
You can definitely do this. Take a look at something like the Nitto Albastache bar that Rivendell sells – or peruse their handlebars section and see if there is something that looks better to you. The tricky parts are the size of the center clamp area of the handlebars and the areas where the brake levers clamp to the bars. There are many choices… Older ...
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