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Using Rollamajig to Improve Shimano Sora Shifters
I've used Shimano Sora shifters on and off road for three years and the biggest hang-up I have with them is my thumb hanging up on the cable housing when shifting, especially when I'm off-road cyclocross style.
Must be some others out there to whom this happens. Or maybe I'm spastic -- but I doubt it -- I think it's the shifters!
Anyway, here's the solution I came up with. I used to hang up 50% of the time when shifting in off-road turbulence, now it's about 0% of the time. No loss of function as far as shifting goes, in case you're wondering, and I've fully field tested this modification: