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Old 01-24-16, 12:57 PM
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Originally Posted by Retro Grouch View Post
Assuming those shifters have a friction function, set them on that and they'll work. You'll just have to sense when the chain moves to the next gear. There are a number of riders who prefer friction to indexed click shifting systems. My personal bikes are half and half.

10-speed shifters won't index with 7 rear cogs because the 7-speed cogs are spaced farther apart than 10-speed cogs are. Consequently, 7-speed required more cable pull to "click" into place.

I beleive the newer dura ace bar ends are indexed only...so they probably wouldn't work with a 7 speed rear end.
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