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    Velophile Epicus07's Avatar
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    New hoods for old shifters ?

    I have some shimano 600 sti shifters that work real well but arent that comfortable. Does anyone know where to buy new hoods for them or have any tips/tricks?

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    What's not comfortable about them?

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    perpetually frazzled mickey85's Avatar
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    If you feel you need more padding, raise the handlebars.
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    Velophile Epicus07's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by mickey85 View Post
    If you feel you need more padding, raise the handlebars.
    I was thinking this but that would mean giving up my pantographed 3T stem
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