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Ultegra 6600 - Shift lever spread/adjustment

Old 05-19-16, 06:16 AM
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Ultegra 6600 - Shift lever spread/adjustment

Hi all.

I ride Shimano 6600 Ultegra. Is there a way to adjust the angle at which the shift levers are, when looking at the bike from the front? I.e. http://www.cga.edu/uploadedImages/ca...g/images/3.jpg - See how the bottom of the shift lever is further angled out than the top.

Damn, this is difficult to put into words!
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Old 05-19-16, 06:56 AM
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I used to run 6600. There's no easy way to change what you're asking about.

I think all 3 major mfgs angle the shift levers out to some degree.
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No, they don't move in that way independent of the rest of the mechanism, however, you could look into mounting the entire mechanism slightly differently on the bars, or get a set of bars that have an outward flare.

The brifters on that guys bike are a new model that naturally point out like that.
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Without some 'angle out' the inner shift lever and/or brake lever will hit the bars at full inward swing. Not a good thing for maximum braking depending on how much brake pad clearance you run.
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