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Old 01-10-08, 11:04 AM   #1
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SRAM or SHIMANO shifters?

Which do you prefer and why?
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Old 01-10-08, 11:23 AM   #2
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SRAM, because.
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SHIMANO,because.
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Which do you prefer and why?
both work fine...I like the Sram grip shifts because it gives me a fist full of gears at a flick...

just don't mix Sram and Shimano shifters with incompatible rear derailleurs
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sram - thumbshift means i dont have to take my finger off the brake

although new release shimano shifters do the same now, so that's all moot until i try them
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What kind of deraileur do you have?
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SRAM

Because I get fun UPS packages from them randomly.
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The question should be SRAM vs SHIMANO deraillure. That will then determine the shifters
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Which do you prefer and why?
SRAM.

they are simply a step above...kind of the same way that Campagnolo is a step above as well.


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Old 01-10-08, 11:32 PM   #10
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SRAM.

they are simply a step above...
Did you ever think you'd live to see the day that something spawned by Sachs would become synonymous with excellent shifting?
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SHIMANO, 'cause it has the dual-shifty thing going. That said, 50% of my bikes are SS, and the road bike is Campy... I really like SRAM chains and Avid brakes...
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Pro Tip- If you don't get this post, SRAM owns Avid, along with Rock Shox, Truvativ, and PitStop.

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Neither.
I much prefer the old SunTour XC Pro thumb shifters. They Rock!!!

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SRAM X0 shifters hands down. XO makes for extremely quick shifts and mine have never missed a beat yet. I don't like the way Shimano incorporated the shifting with the brake lever. It felt way to loose and junky feeling to me.
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Friction shifting, FTW!
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Whichever is on sale!!!!!
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SRAM, because you only have to use your thumbs, leaving your other fingers for the brakes. And I like their 1:1 shifting ratio
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I don't like dual thumb shifters. I like having a choice. Shimano XT/XTR
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Everyone who didn't pick SRAM is stupid.
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Because I get fun UPS packages from them randomly.
Best, response, evar.
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Everyone who didn't pick SRAM is stupid.
SHRAM is the SUCK


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meh Specialized sucks.
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