I need to replace my handlebar on my Trek 830. I have a spare one, but it has shifters still attached to it.
I tried to remove them. However, the hex bolt on the front shifter is severely stripped! It's almost completely round not hex shaped.
I tried to wrap tape around the tip of the Allen wrench that is supposed to get the bolt out to make it have a tighter fit. That didn't work. I tried the next size bigger Allen wrench. That didn't work. Are there some other tricks? Like I mentioned, this is an unwanted shifter, so it can be broken off.