Bike John wrote:
Interested in hearing how that shifts (in general) with an Ultegra-class brifter, compared to the stock Shimano FD. Trim, how responsive, etc.
One thing frame designers haven’t caught up to yet is braze-on mount height for anything smaller than 50/34 chainrings (though I noticed the Checkpoint does seem to have some additional adjustability).
John - I think I may have confused my plans here - the Gevenalle FD will be used with a friction shift Paul Thumbie, so I wont be able to report back on pull ratio/trim. I will say that the braze-on FD that I bought from Gevenalle says it is for 10sp. The instructions don't mention anything regarding 10 or 11sp shifters.
To get a braze on FD into a lower position, WickWerks makes this adapter: