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10-24-08, 07:18 AM
I just picked up a Giant Perigee, 1994 I think, with Shimano indexed 7 speed downtube shifters and Shimano 300 rear mech. I am converting it to a flar bar 1x7 commuter. Will any Shimano 7 speed thumbshifter or trigger set work with this setup? Specifically I have thumbies from an old Bridgestone, Acera I think.
10-24-08, 07:34 AM
For the rear shifting (all you are concerned about) any 7-speed Shimano indexed shifter will work with any index-compatible Shimano rear derailleur. Obligatory caveat: pre-9-speed Dura Ace is the exception. Not your problem.