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Assuming you mean that the front derailleur can't even get far enough if you force it by hand, and also assuming you've got the original cranks: FC-2450 gets to its correct 43.5mm chainline with a 113mm Octalink V2 spindle. Shimano's listed BB for them is BB-ES300 in 113, although any other 68x113 Octalink V2 would work. If you've got a 118 on there, that ...


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It's possible in the sense of yes you can set up a bike with an IGH, a sprung chain tensioner, and a front derailleur, and the bike will go. Internal hubs have limits in how much torque can go through them without breaking, and by sizing down the chainring you begin to push those limits. Here are what Shimano and Rohloff say about it: (From the Rohloff ...


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Your old derailleur is a braze-on type, and the thing that says "Superleggero" on it is a braze-on adapter. Most road bikes with braze-on adapters are also capable of having a band clamp FD mounted also, but there are some out there where the reason for the adapter is a non-standard seat tube diameter, so that's the thing to check. The standard ...


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I believe that your Sora derailleur is an 8-speed part (please correct if wrong). That being the case, the correct new replacement is a Shimano Claris FD-R2000 (braze-on mount), but the new cable ratio means you will have some slack cable when the derailleur is in the low position. However, you should be able to find any of the early 90s derailleurs at ...


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So I had an 11-speed Record chain as well as 11-speed Campagnolo Centaur shifters and rear derailleur installed on the bike and all is working well! No issues with the chainrings or front derailleur - shifts great.


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