Bicycle Mechanics - A simple question for the pros, need new shifters!
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05-22-07, 06:28 PM
Hi everyone, I just signed up because im eager to get riding again. I have a mid 90's mongoose switchback, It has shimano altus ST-CT95 shifters (3X7) and aceraX derailers on the back. the shifters have long since broken and I cant get out of second gear. Can someone recomend a shifter that will bolt right onto my bike, hopefully without having to replace the brake lever also. Thanks in advance!
05-22-07, 06:52 PM
if they are one piece shift brake combos your going to have to replace both. about 40 dollars for a pair of 3x7 shift/brk levers
05-23-07, 07:15 AM
You might try the local Goodwill. A 3 x 7 setup would be found on many older bikes, and you might find a bike with functioning shifters there for less than you could find or buy just the shifters. And, if you did, could keep the bike for emergency spare parts!
05-23-07, 07:22 AM
Make sure you pick a Shimano compatible shifter
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