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Old 05-20-09, 08:31 PM   #1
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Replacement shifter?

We have a couple of Yeah folding bikes that use the Shimano SL-TX50-6R shifters. On one bike, the plastic housing for the shifter is cracked / broken. It's a 6 speed shifter. Does anyone know if it can be replaced with another brand shifter? If not, is there somewhere one can buy a Shimano replacement online?

Looking around on the internet, I see the part listed, but not a place to purchase it.

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Old 05-21-09, 05:23 PM   #2
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Here's an exact replacement on UK ebay, and they seem to be willing to ship to the US: http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/SHIMANO-RIGHT-...101110001r7377
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Old 05-21-09, 11:37 PM   #3
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If not, is there somewhere one can buy a Shimano replacement online?
Bike Tools Etc. sells Shimano-compatible 6-speed shifters:
http://www.biketoolsetc.com/index.cg...em_id=SU-217-6
http://www.biketoolsetc.com/index.cg...em_id=SU-218-6
http://www.biketoolsetc.com/index.cg...em_id=SU-225-6
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I know a pro bike mechanic who swears by the Shimano SL-TX30 shifters like these. My own experience with them is that they're inexpensive and work very well.
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Bikepartsusa.com. Got a set last week.
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