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Old 10-10-10, 07:00 AM   #1
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Need new Mtn bike shifters

So my Shimano Deore shifters have crapped the bed after a surprisingly long run. I have been having trouble finding reviews of different products (I was thinking of upgrading to LX or XT). Any good websites with parts reviews? Or any feedback/experience with a particular type of Shimano or SRAM or other brand? Thanks for the input.
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So my Shimano Deore shifters have crapped the bed after a surprisingly long run.
What happened to them ?
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It happened very suddenly and at the same time for both shifters, but the they don't catch (most of the time). I press with my thumb and they go all the way down without shifting. It now takes 2-4 attempts to shift before they finally catch.
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It happened very suddenly and at the same time for both shifters, but the they don't catch (most of the time). I press with my thumb and they go all the way down without shifting. It now takes 2-4 attempts to shift before they finally catch.
Try a good flushing with WD40. Just stick the straw in the cable exit and give it a good spray.
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Try a good flushing with WD40. Just stick the straw in the cable exit and give it a good spray.
+1...except I'd probably use TriFlow instead of WD. The only thing WD is good for IMO is cutting oil for milling aluminum.



If you end up Shid-canning your shidders...look into some 2009+ XT's. Daggum...they shid like a MoFoYo!
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