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Questions tagged [shifter]

Questions about shifting between gears or the shifters themselves.

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Change the angle of the arc of downtube / stem shifter lever to make it an alternative thumb shifter?

I want to mount the following SunRace clamp-on shifter set horizontally as a "thumb" shifter on a straight MTB handlebar (22.2mm). I will remove the left lever and only use the right with the clamp. ...
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Road STI with MTB Derailleurs

Not that this question hasn't been asked to death but I'm experiencing very poor shifting, here's my setup: Shifters: ST-5700 (10-Speed Road) Derailleur: M6000-SGS (10-Speed MTN) Cassette: Sunrace ...
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Shimano STX rear shifter, broken spring

I have to repair a Shimano STX shifter 7 speed (from a Raleigh MT200 bike from 1995). It has a broken spring, and I am almost sure that is the only thing to be repaired. It is similar to that ...
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Shift lever and boss (mount point) compatibility matrix

I've looked online, but haven't found one. Is there any sort of "matrix" available that puts shift lever boss type on one axis and shift lever on the other, and remarks on each pair's compatibility? ...
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Where to get replacement bike frame cable entry grommets?

Does anybody know where to get more of these ? These hold shift and/or brake cable ferrules where the cables enter the frame. Here is what they look on a bike if that helps: These specifically are ...
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Shimano Rev Shift / RevoShift

When using the twist grip for changing gears on my Elektra bike, the rear derailleur at the bottom of the cable is not moving the chain to the next position. The shifter appears to be stuck on #3 ...
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Shimano EF51 shifter lever replacing

My previous shifter's thumb pawl broke. Its a ef51 7 speed. I bought another one but it seems it has a 4 finger brake lever. Can any1 please show me how to replace the brake lever coz I spent all the ...
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How do I change the front 3 gears on a half-friction-shifter-half-indexed bike?

The left handle area controls the friction shifting and the right handle controls the 6 indexed gears in the back. How do I change the front gears?