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Old 02-07-19, 12:01 PM
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Originally Posted by bakerjw View Post
Funny that I came across this thread. My wife and I have 2 tandems, one for road and one for mountain. The road one has Claris 3x8 shifters on it and I was looking to upgrade it to Shimano 105 3x10 shifters, cassette,etc... Poking around, I noticed that the older ST-57xx shifters seemed much higher than I had seen before.
Well, now I know why.
Whatever you do, donít use Shimano parts for the upgrade.
You will become a disempowered and subservient bot if you buy even one Shimano part.
You should instead get exactly what you need at a lower price from Mom & Pop who should ofc live right down the street from you.
They will also playfully tousle your hair and give you a nice home baked cake to go along with it
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