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Old 03-12-05, 11:40 AM   #1
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Specialized '05 Slim Shim Lever Spacer

I have a road bike with 105 STI shifters & brakes. My hands are a bit too small, I'm interested in these. Does anyone have any experience with them?
http://www.specialized.com/SBCEqProd...nIdroot=amf98p
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Old 03-12-05, 03:19 PM   #2
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I have a road bike with 105 STI shifters & brakes. My hands are a bit too small, I'm interested in these. Does anyone have any experience with them?
http://www.specialized.com/SBCEqProd...nIdroot=amf98p

I'm familiar with the shims, just no experiences with them. It seems like they would work, and for $10.00, its alot cheaper than replacing existing levers with short-reach levers. I have the same problem with small hands. I can't shift from 2 to 3 in front on regular STI shifters. My specialized Vita, came with short reach brake levers.
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I have a road bike with 105 STI shifters & brakes. My hands are a bit too small, I'm interested in these. Does anyone have any experience with them?
http://www.specialized.com/SBCEqProd...nIdroot=amf98p
You can make em yourself with something that works as a shim and some double sticky tape.
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They work pretty good but they don't fit in all of the STI shifters. Moving the shifter up and down the bar can change the effective reach.
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Will this decrease the lever throw?
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