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    Senior Member digger's Avatar
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    What is this other opening on my shifter?

    I was wondering if anyone could tell me the function of this other opening on the shifter in the photo below? (Shown via pen).
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    Originally posted by Bones_McBones: Wow Digger, wow! You've earned my respect.... I know ashoposo got werked up. You are the gutter pig of Trollheim.

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    Senior Member Retro Grouch's Avatar
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    Some Shimano shifters used to have a "Central Information" deck. It was a mechanical, cable driven, gear indicator.

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    Senior Member z415's Avatar
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    Yea, that deck kind of looked like a miniature dashboard looming over your stem.
    Falling is learning...[SIGPIC][/SIGPIC]...learn to not fall in a box.
    Any good American will watch THIS -and- WHERE WAS MY BIKE MADE?

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