Cycling and bicycle discussion forums. 
   Click here to join our community Log in to access your Control Panel  


Go Back   > >

Bicycle Mechanics Broken bottom bracket? Tacoed wheel? If you're having problems with your bicycle, or just need help fixing a flat, drop in here for the latest on bicycle mechanics & bicycle maintenance.

User Tag List

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 04-05-06, 09:35 PM   #1
girlyman
Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Bikes:
Posts: 41
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
front deraillier mod

Is there a way to modify my Shimano shifter so I can trim the front deraillier in flight like in the old days
girlyman is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-05-06, 11:05 PM   #2
tvphobic
Senior Member
 
Join Date: May 2004
Bikes:
Posts: 359
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
If you are talking about an STI shifter, the trim function is built-in, it's the half-clicks. If you find that you want to be rid of indexing, which is really unnecessary for an FD, you could always go friction downtube or bar end.
tvphobic is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-06-06, 06:13 AM   #3
HillRider 
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Bikes: '''96 Litespeed Catalyst, '05 Litespeed Firenze, '06 Litespeed Tuscany, '12 Surly Pacer, All are 3x8,9 or 10. It is hilly around here!
Posts: 28,847
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 66 Post(s)
Shimano 9-speed Ultegra and 105 STI shifters have two trim clicks when used on a double and one (pretty useless) trim click when used with a triple.


shimano 7-speed and 8-speed STI's have no trim clicks.

You will have to use downtube, barcons or Campy Ergo front shifters if you want to be able to trim the fd a lot.
HillRider is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off



All times are GMT -6. The time now is 09:39 PM.