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    Get A Life - Get A Bike cheeseflavor's Avatar
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    Today's "What the heck is this thing" question

    I received one of these with my Dura-Ace ST-7800 shifters. I didn't install it as I didn't know what the heck it was. I figured it was an indicator of some sort to tell me what gear I'm in. I can see in this picture that it is apparently installed on the cable for the rear derailleur.



    Am I correct that this is what it's for? Should I install it?

    Steve

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    Quote Originally Posted by cheeseflavor
    Am I correct that this is what it's for?
    Yes.



    Quote Originally Posted by cheeseflavor
    Should I install it?
    Uhhh, if you want to easily know what gear you're in, yeah. There's really no downside.
    It is my belief that every person in this world has something to teach, and everything to learn.

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    Senior Member SanDiegoSteve's Avatar
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    People sell them on ebay too. Maybe you can get 5 bucks for it if you don't want it.

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    I'll give you $5 for it. PM me.
    I'm not one for fawning over bicycles, but I do believe that our bikes communicate with us, and what this bike is saying is, "You're an idiot." BikeSnobNYC

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