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Mixed shifters :)

Catrin2012-08-23 01:22:53 +0000 #1
I've been planning this for some time and finally did it once my thumb arthritis got my attention. Thankfully this was a quite inexpensive conversion. My LBS did a great job with it, I understand it was quite a challenge to get the X0 grip and X9 trigger to work together, but they work well. Indeed, my mountain bike now shifts better than it ever has and I can't tell that the shifters are in a different location. The trigger is a bit further in than it was, or so I was told, I can't tell.

I tested the new setup this afternoon at a local trail. I think this is going to rock when I get it to my favorite trails in southern Indiana

My hands were much happier with me after my test ride today!
Owlie2012-08-23 01:29:08 +0000 #2
Do explain further! I don't understand mountain bike shifters (yet). But yay for happy hands!
zoom-zoom2012-08-23 01:28:53 +0000 #3
This makes a lot of sense to me. It's the left side that is sometimes a struggle for me with triggers. This is interesting...



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