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Is my bar end shifter toast?
I have a Dura Ace bar end shifter 9 speed. I usually use it in friction mode. I was having problems with it slipping somewhere in the mid range of my cassette. So I decided to put in a new cable tonight.
Well I put it into index mode and first 3-4 gears clicked up and in smoothly. But somewhere between 4-6, I seemed to lose the click. 7-9 click came back. By the way, tension seemed good, chain would drop into smaller cogs, no problem.
Are my indents, or whatever they are called, worn out?
I just rode around in friction and the ghost shift came back. I am sure I was in the 4-6 range.
edit: Just tried the shifter without cable tension. Nice clicks 1-3 and 7-9. In the 4-6 range the shifter is silence.
Last edited by allroy71; 07-22-09 at 10:20 PM.
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