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Old 10-02-18, 11:25 AM
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@desconhecido, don't be hasty in removing the stem shifters. Those are very good shifters. Campy bar end shifters (the old friction type) get bad reviews a lot. @ascherer tried them recently and said they suck. Back in the 70s and 80s, stem shifters came only on bikes up to a certain point in the lineup, just below the midpoint. We associated them with crappy bikes. But they work well. If you can over having the doofy look of them, you might like them. Then again, SunTour ratcheting bar end shifters are also very good.
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