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    Tiagra 4400 shifters

    Anyone had any experience whith these? My LBS has a set on sale for $199.00 by what I see on line this is a good price but are they any good?
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    Tiagra is right below 105 in Shimano's product line and is a good group. The real step down in quality is from Tiagra to Sora.

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    I wonder if Tiagra is going to 10-speed next year. Of course there's nothing wrong with 9.

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    I have Tiagra shifters on two bikes. One I have owned for 6 years. Tiagra works great & has been 100% reliable. I have herd that the shift through is longer than D/A but i have no experience with D/A.

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    Thanks guys I think I'll buy them to upgrade my 105 8 speed.
    Thanks again

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    I've had em for 5 years...Thru rain, snow, and even dirt, i've yet to have a problem.
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    Nothing wrong with it. You just have to install and tune it right, like every other gruppo.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dwayne1 View Post
    Thanks guys I think I'll buy them to upgrade my 105 8 speed.
    Thanks again
    You are going to spend $200 plus the cost of a new cassette to down grade from 105 to Tiagra? Is there a problem with your 105 components? I doubt adding one cog is going to have a big impact on your riding.

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    Thanks guys
    This is the first time I've installed ergo shifters so I took my time, put on a pot of coffee and sat down and read the instructions, took me just over 2 hours but they went on with no problems all I needed was a slight adjustment on the rear and none on the front, the realy cool thing about this is that the front is a Campy Veloce and Mavic 631 cranks and the Tiagra shifts it perfectly! Now the fun part I went out for a 5 mile shake down ride and they performed flawlessly and I can't believe I waited so long to switch to ergo shifters man what difference I came to a light that turned red and I could easily shift up while braking! Anyway I'm very happy and can't wait for the weekend to go for a long ride.
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    Quote Originally Posted by CACycling View Post
    You are going to spend $200 plus the cost of a new cassette to down grade from 105 to Tiagra? Is there a problem with your 105 components? I doubt adding one cog is going to have a big impact on your riding.
    Old 105 with downtube shifters and staying with the 8 speed

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    did you manage to make that tiagra sti work with an 8 speed cassette?

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    Quote Originally Posted by bluenote157 View Post
    did you manage to make that tiagra sti work with an 8 speed cassette?
    Yes they work perfectly
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