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Old 06-05-19, 04:02 PM
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If it's a 6 speed RD bike then you could make a couple modifications to have brifters or STI style shifting. Just remember the important rule. Everything must match. The rear derailleur must match the shifter and should also match the rear freewheel. Upgrade to a 7 speed Shimano HG rear freewheel. Upgrade to a 7/8/9 speed rear Shimano Derailleur like a Deore M591. Install some Microshift (Shimano compatible) 7 speed brifters. Install downtube cable stop & new cables. You may or may not have to increase rear wheel axle length. Spread rear dropouts appx.4mm. Install all that stuff & go out there & ride your brifter equipped bike. Be good. Have fun.

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